National ADA Symposium Chicago, IL May 14th-17th, 2017
Registration is open now!
All sessions attended at the National ADA Symposium may be applied as credits toward the ADA Coordinator Training Certification.
The following sessions offered at the ADA Symposium meet the requirements for foundation credits.
- Self-Evaluation & Transition Plans (3 credits)
- Role of the ADA Coordinator (3 credits)
- 2010 Standards for Accessible Design (3 credits)
- Title I Guidelines (3 credits)
- Effective Communication (3 credits)
- Public Rights of Way (3 credits)
- Reasonable Accommodation (3 credits)
- Emergency Preparedness (3 credits)
All other sessions at the ADA Symposium may be applied toward elective credits.
By The ADA National Network
ADA National Network’s regional ADA Centers on-site trainings, on-line courses, webinars and audio-conferences on specific ADA related topics may be applied toward the ACT Certification. To reach a ADA National Network Center in your area, call 1-800-949-4232 or visit www.adata.org
ADA Basics Building Blocks --meets the pre-requisite requirement.
ADA Employment Course -- A self-paced course on the employment requirements in Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including the revisions in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.(Foundation Credit for Title I Guidelines)
Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act --on-line 9 module tutorial designed to provide the basic principles and core concepts of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA).
(3 Credits, Elective Category)
At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities--self-paced webcourse on best practices for working with customers who have disabilities. (2 credits-Title III, Elective Category ) Note: The post-test must be completed with a 90% rate to receive credits.
Overview of Disability Rights Laws -- An introduction to four major federal disability rights laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different discriminatory situations. (2 Credits, Elective Category)
Architectural Accessibility Laws -- Overview of the four major federal laws that require accessibility in new construction or alterations: the ADA, the Architectural Barriers Act, the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different projects. (1.5 Credits, Elective Category)
ADA Online Learning-
Webinars & Audio Conferences
Hosted by the Great Lakes ADA Center, ADA Online Learning consists of monthly webinars and audio conferences presented by top ADA Experts from across the country. Below are links and descriptions of the different series of topics offered through ADA Online Learning.
ADA Audio Conference
The ADA Audio Conference Series provides in-depth information on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Accessible Information Technology and other related topics. This program is designed as a springboard to enhance an individual's existing knowledge base or facilitate continued learning regarding regulations and trends under the ADA.
ADA Legal Webinar Series
This program is designed for individuals who have a working knowledge of the ADA and are familiar with its basic elements. Sessions are intended to support continued learning and focus on the knowledge that has been gained since the implementation of the law in terms of how the federal agencies and the courts are interpreting the law and subsequent regulations.
Accessible Technology Webinar Series
The goal of the series is to increase awareness on technology accessibility for people with disabilities. Electronic information and communications technology have become essential tools in all areas of our lives and working environments today, and are particularly important to people with disabilities by providing equal access to the workplace and social media.
Emergency Preparedness Webinar Series
National state, and local entities and communities are increasingly planning emergency management and preparedness to handle disasters. Emergencies and disasters can be particularly concerning for people with disabilities. Successful outcomes for people with disabilities in disasters will depend on the how inclusive the plans are. These free webinars will focus on key strategies and approaches at various levels (federal, state, and local) toward emergency management and preparedness and the inclusion of people with disabilities.
A collaborative training program between the ADA National Network (DBTACs) and the US Access Board.The program includes a series of free webinars and audio conferences on different topics of accessibility. Sessions are held on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies, and transportation.
All ADA related trainings from the U.S. Access Board, the EEOC, the U.S. Dept. of Justice and the Job Accommodation Network will be accepted for either foundation or elective credits.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EEOC Training Institute
Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
Note: ADA National Network’s regional ADA Centers on-site trainings, on-line courses, webinars and audio-conferences on specific ADA related topics may be applied toward the ACT Certification Program.
Training offered by other organizations may also be applied toward the ACT Certification Program. However, applicants must submit information regarding the training to the ACT Certification Program for review before credits are awarded in order to ensure the training meets the criteria established by the ACT Certification Program.