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The Legacy of the ADA:

Celebrating 30 Years of Increasing Access and Inclusion

Hosted by The Council of State Governments, in partnership with the State Exchange on Employment and Disability (SEED), this six-part webinar series explores the origin and legacy of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Learn about the evolution of the ADA and its impacts on state policies, businesses and communities over the past 30 years. Along with policy makers, industry experts and leaders in the field, we will discuss a variety of policies and programs that can help enhance disability employment policy in your state. Topics will include the history of the ADA, state as a model employer policies, youth transition, stay-at-work/return-to work, accessible technology, and ensuring a disability perspective in state policy.

Check out the latest issue of Capitol Ideas: Celebrating 30 Years of the ADA!

Webinar 4: Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work Policy and Practice

Stay-at-Work/Return-to-Work Policy and Practice

In partnership with Cornell Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability

Review the importance of SAW/RTW policies and practices and how states can take steps to improving return to work programs. This webinar will also address how states can adapt SAW/RTW policies in the wake of COVID-19, particularly using telework policies.

Date: Sept. 24, 2020
Time:  Noon-1:30 p.m. (ET)

Featuring:

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, New York

Kathy Sheppard-Jones, Executive Director of the University of Kentucky Human Development Institute, a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities

Vickie Kennedy, Assistant Director for Insurance Services at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries

Available for download prior to the webinar is the accessible versions of the presentation. 

Register: CLICK HERE

In partnership with the State Exchange on Employment and Disability and the Cornell Yang Tan Institute on Employment and Disability
 
Credentialing: A certificate and verification of completion will be provided to participants upon completion of this webinar. CRC credentials will be available. 

Webinar 5: Accessible Transportation and Workplace Technology

Oct. 15

Webinar 6: Ensuring a Disability Perspective in State Policy

Nov. 19

Explore how the future of automation and technology will change the future of work for individuals with disabilities. The webinar will also cover how advancements in technology can be used to facilitate telework and provide workplace accommodations.

A certificate and verification of completion will be provided to participants upon completion of this webinar.

This webinar will highlight how states can ensure a disability perspective in state policymaking, whether through caucuses, special initiatives or in-person representation.

A certificate and verification of completion will be provided to participants upon completion of this webinar.

Past Webinars

Webinar 1: The Legacy of the ADA: Celebrating 30 Years of Increasing Access and Opportunity!

Webinar 2: The State as a Model Employer (SAME) of People with Disabilities

Webinar 3: Getting Ready for Work – Youth Transition and Guideposts for Success