The Pacific ADA Center coordinates and conducts regional conferences, individual state training workshops, local trainings, and presentations, and seminars on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and accessible information technology.
We can customize our training program to meet the time constraints and needs of your group and organization. To discuss opportunities for your group, contact the Center toll-free at 1-800-949-4232 (Voice/TTY) or fill out our Training Request form.
The Center's training staff has experience in disability law, issues, best practices and trends and has provided training programs for entities such as:
- Architecture Firms and Related Organizations
- Individuals with disabilities and their families
- National hotel chains
- Federal one-stop centers
- State & local governments
- Post-secondary school
- Service providers
- Non-profit organizations
Topics include, but are not limited to:
- ADA Overview
- Title I - Employment
- Title II - State & Local Governments
- Title III - Private Services
- ADA Employment Requirements - rights and responsibilities
- Interviewing and Accommodating People With Disabilities
- State and Local Governments: ADA Obligations
- Reasonable accommodations
- Disability awareness
- Modification of policy & practices
- Effective communication
- Subject specific (i.e. accessing emergency response systems, child care, or recreation environments)
- Facility Access
The Center has expanded its role to conduct research, outreach, technical assistance and trainings to encourage the incorporation of Accessible Information Technology in businesses and employment-related organizations.
- Introduction to Accessible Information Technology
- Section 508 and WAIC Regulations and Guidelines
- Guidelines, Standards, and Legal Implications
- Telecommunications Act
- Web Accessibility Resources
- Accessible Technology For All (Organization)
- Electronic Document Accessibility
- Self-contained, closed products
- Software Applications
- Video and Multimedia Products
- Web-based Information and Applications
- Distance Learning
- Policy & Procurement Issues
- Accessible IT Deployment and Implementation
- Post-Secondary Schools and Students with Disabilities
- Accessible Tech Web site
ADA Basic Building Blocks is an introductory web course that explores the legal requirements and the spirit of the ADA. The course content is self-paced and organized into 12 topics that have been designed to be studied in order. It covers the basic principles and core concepts contained in the ADA.
For more information and to register for the course go to: www.adabasics.org.
This free tutorial was developed by the National Network of ADA Centers to provide education and resources on the requirements applicable to State and Local government under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Approved for 0.3 CEU and 3 CRCC clock hours.
For more information and to register for the course go to: www.adacourse.org/title2/