Introduction to Great Lakes ADA
April 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Great Lakes ADA Center is one of 10 federally funded regional technical assistance centers on the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Its mission is to promote voluntary compliance with the law. The Center serves the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. They address all titles of the ADA with approximately 30% of the calls are about employment, 20% are about accommodating customers with disabilities, 20% are about architectural accessibility, 20% are about issues faced by local and state governmental entities, and the remaining 10% cover the intersect of the ADA with other legislation covering housing and education. The Center offers a large array of resources for training and technical assistance.
Time – 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Cost – No Charge
Speaker: Robin Ann Jones
Robin Jones has served as Director of the Great Lakes ADA Center located at the University of Illinois at Chicago since its inception in 1991. The Center is part of a network of federally funded ADA Centers. The Great Lakes Center serves the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. Robin has extensive experiences as a consultant and trainer regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and its application to business and government. She serves as a consultant assisting covered entities meet their obligations by employing strategies that can be used to support the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community.
Registration Opens: March 9, 2021