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THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) AT 25: The Past, The Present & The Future Conference

THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) AT 25: The Past, The Present & The Future Conference

Start date:
10/23/2015-9:00 AM
End date:
10/23/2015-4:00 PM
Address:
Corporate College East - 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) at 25: The Past, The Present & The Future Conference

Friday, October 23, 2015
Corporate College East - 4400 Richmond Road, Warrensville Heights, Ohio 44128
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Lunch is included)

This conference will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the landmark legislation. 

The cost of the conference is $35.00.

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Registration

9:15 a.m.- 11:45 a.m.
The ADA Best Practices and Practical Applications

Plenary Speaker & Panel Facilitator:
Robin A. Jones, Director, Great Lakes ADA Center

Panelists:
Cheryl Mabry-Thomas, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Cleveland Field Office
Lisa Gold-Scott, City of Shaker Heights
Kevin Truitt, ESQ. Disability Rights Ohio
Peter Berg, Great Lakes ADA Center
Michelle Heyer, U.S. Attorney’s Office, Northern District of Ohio

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Lunch, Exhibit Hall, Networking

12:45 p.m.—1:00 p.m.
Inclusion Award Presentation

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Afternoon Session with Robert "Bobby" Silverstein

This exciting afternoon session will focus on three (3) areas:
1) The enactment of the ADA from an historical, political and policy perspective;
2) An overview of the Emerging Disability Policy Framework; and
3) Strategies on how to impact public policy affecting individuals with disabilities.

A limited number of scholarships for individuals with disabilities are available.
Please submit completed registration and check or money order by Thursday, October 15, 2015 to: Services for Independent Living Inc., 26250 Euclid Avenue, #801, Euclid, Ohio 44132, or via fax: (216) 731-3083.

Credit card payments can also be made electronically by visiting SIL’s website: (www.sil-oh.org) and clicking on “Donations”.

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