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The legacy of the American Disabilities Act 30 years later | COMMENTARY – Baltimore Sun

The American Disabilities Act was adopted 30 years ago this month resulting in more inclusion of people with disabilities in society as the landmark legislation facilitated their exit from the shadows of isolation and exclusion into the sunlight of public and community life. Source: The legacy of the American Disabilities Act 30 years later | …

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The ADA and Religious Institutions

Source: The ADA and Religious Institutions: Great Lakes ADA Center The ADA and Religious Institutions Wednesday, March 18, 2020 2:00 PM Eastern Time Zone   Register for Session Description Religious organizations are largely exempt from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). But what about places of public accommodation or programs that are controlled by these …

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Big Data and the Americans with Disabilities Act

Source: Hastings Law Journal Sharona Hoffman Case Western Reserve University School of Law 68 Hastings Law Journal 777 (2017) Case Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-33 Date Written: 2017 Abstract While big data offers society many potential benefits, it also comes with serious risks. This Essay focuses on the concern that big data will lead to …

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Celebrate the ADA: Toolkit for 2017 Themes

Source: Project of the ADA National Network/ Celebrate the ADA Throughout the year, celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Anniversary (July 26) in your workplaces, schools and communities. While much progress has been made, much remains to be done. This Tool Kit is a project of the ADA National Network and its …

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Ensuring Accessibility of Health Care Facilities and Providers

Source: CMS.Gov & Florida Disability and Health Program The CMS Office of Minority Health Issue Briefs offer insight and examination into a variety of health and health disparity topics. The briefs are a concise summary of a particular issue and examine policies that impact the quality of and access to health care for minority and disadvantaged populations. Issue …

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Expo Conference Materials

2016 KT Conference This section of the Expo features archived presentations and files from the 2016 KT Conference. These include captioned YouTube videos, edited transcripts, and downloadable copies of presentation files (PDF and text versions). This Conference Archive is pre-approved for 10 hours CRC-CEUs through 12-11-17. You must complete an evaluation to receive your verification …

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Disability Employment Policy — What Are We Missing?

Disability Employment Policy — What Are We Missing? by Guest Blogger Paul Hippolitus, Director, Disabled Students’ Program, Equity & Inclusion, University of California, Berkeley Watch a YouTube video of Paul Hippolitus discussing UC Berkeley’s ”Professional Development and Disability” course. As a longtime advocate and professional working in support of the employment of people with disabilities, I was …

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