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Celebrating the 32nd Anniversary of the ADA - by James Pickard
Barriers to employment, transportation, public accommodations, public services, and telecommunications have imposed staggering economic and social costs on American society and have undermined efforts by people with disabilities to receive an education, become employed, and be contributing members of society. Here is a guide to what the ADA does.
The ADA National Network offers a variety of training opportunities to increase your knowledge of the ADA. They provide training on all ADA topics and on all levels from basic to advanced. Trainings are available in-person, webcast, and online.
The Northwest ADA Center-Idaho is a cooperative project in Idaho providing statewide ADA technical assistance and support that was formerly offered through the Idaho Task Force on the ADA. On May 1, 2012 Idaho received funding from the Northwest ADA Center to provide information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Learn about the employee’s rights, the employers responsibilities, and the laws and regulations around the Americans with Disabilities Act. Find out about accommodation and how the ADA effects small businesses and self-employment.
The Oregon Disabilities Commission, Northwest ADA Center and Disability Rights Oregon will host a Lunch and Learn webinar series in July to recognize and celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Topics include caregiver workforce shortage, intersections and conflicts, and more!