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Episode 131 Resources: Making State Government Programs and Services Accessible

Release Date: Wednesday – July 3, 2024
Archive, Bios, Description, Transcripts for Episode 131: Making State Government Programs and Services Accessible
Guest: Stacey Peace, ADA Coordinator for the State of Georgia – State of Georgia ADA Coordinator Office
Moderator & Host: Pam Williamson, Assistant Project Director, Southeast ADA Center

Contents

State of Georgia ADA Coordinator Office Projects and Programs

ADA Coordinator Training

More ADA Education and Training

  • National ADA Symposium
    Organized by the Great Plains ADA Center, this annual training event covers a range of topics, including employment, accessible design, state and local government issues, business and disability, accessible technology, transportation, and recreation. Sessions are presented by nationally recognized experts including representatives from the federal agencies that implement the ADA: the U.S. Access Board, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
    Link: gpadacenter.org/national-ada-symposium
  • National ADA Events and Training Calendar
    Source: ADA National Network
    Link: adata.org/events-calendar
  • Southeast ADA Center Events Calendar
    Source: Southeast ADA Center
    Link: adasoutheast.org/events
  • Southeast ADA Center Training
    Includes webinar series, conferences, podcasts and more from the ADA National Network.
    Source: Southeast ADA Center
    Link: adasoutheast.org/training
  • ADA Web Courses
    Source: Southeast ADA Center
    Link: adasoutheast.org/training/courses
  • My ADA Learning Courses
    Online courses on disability, inclusion, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    Source: Southeast ADA Center
    Link: courses.myadalearning.org/courses
  • Foundations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    Source:
    Southeast ADA Center
    Link: bit.ly/foundations-ada-course
    A comprehensive self-paced web course designed to increase your knowledge and understanding of the core concepts about the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). The web course will help you to learn about the important concepts of the ADA and to think about inclusive solutions for people with disabilities in the workplace, state and local government programs, and private businesses.
    A Spanish version of the course is also available.
    Credit: 7 hours – Certificate, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC); ADA Coordinator Training Certification Program (ACTCP), Certified Employment Support Professional™ (CESP).
  • ADA Title 2 Tutorial
    Source:
    Southeast ADA Center
    Link: bit.ly/ada-title2-course
    A valuable educational tool to orient state and local government ADA coordinators and other staff to their roles and learn how to address key ADA-related areas.
    Credit: 6 hours – Certificate, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)
  • At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities
    Source:
    Southeast ADA Center
    Link: bit.ly/at-your-service-course
    A self-paced web course to learn about best practices for working with customers who have disabilities.
    Credit: 4 hours – Certificate, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC)

ADA Title II and Web Accessibility

As part of the final rule on ADA Title II Web and Mobile App Accessibility, the Department of Justice published a Small Entity Compliance Guide. This guide helps people who work for or with state or local governments understand the final rule requirements for the accessibility of web content and mobile applications. The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) Version 2.1, Level AA is the technical standard for state and local governments’ web content and mobile apps.

ADA Live Podcasts and Resources on ADA Title II

You can access all ADA Live! episodes with archived audio, accessible transcripts, and resources at ADAlive.org. Most episode transcripts are also available in Spanish. (Transcripciones de los episodios en español.) Listen on the SoundCloud ADA Live! channel at soundcloud.com/adalive.
Source: Southeast ADA Center

More ADA Resources for State & Local Governments