The Great Lakes ADA Center is pleased to offer a variety of conferences and training opportunities regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Programs highlighted on this website are either conducted by and/or sponsored by the Great Lakes ADA Center as a member of the ADA National Network.

The ADA National Network provides a comprehensive set of services for up-to-date information, consultation, referrals, resources, and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act for businesses, employers, governmental entities, service providers and individuals with disabilities.

Webinars Programs

Section 508


This series brings together the ADA National Network, National Center on Accessibility (NCA), the LEAD Program with The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and The Smithsonian Institution. The goal is to share their acquired knowledge and expertise in creating equal access and opportunity for people with disabilities in the areas of Arts and Recreation with the broader community. Sessions will focus on legal compliance issues, best practices in the field and practical "how to's" across a broad range of topics. The intended audiences include but are not limited to ADA Coordinators, Program Administrators and the Staff, Volunteer Program Administrators, Federal, State and Local Government Agencies and disability advocates.

Next Session: Evaluating Websites for Accessibility under the Section 508 Standards 9/24/2019 - 1:00 PM EST
Latest Archive: How to Create and Test Accessible PDFs 7/30/2019

Arts and Recreation Webinar Series


This series of webinars will address a variety of issues associated with ensuring federal agencies have the knowledge they need to meet their obligations under Section 508. The series is co-sponsored by the Accessibility Committee of the CIO Council, the U. S. Access Board, and eFedLink/ODEP. The sessions are 90 minutes in length. Real-Time captioning and Video Sign Language Interpreter are available for each session and will be broadcast via the webinar platform. A telephone option for receiving audio is also available (non-toll free number).

Next Session: No sessions available
Archive: Two Tickets Please! 5/26/2016

RESNA/ADA Network Webinar Series

The Great Lakes and Southwest ADA Centers in collaboration with the ADA National Network have joined with RESNA to provide a series of free webinar sessions to meet the needs of the AT Act Programs. The sessions are designed to provide timely information by experts on various aspects technology and it's interface with issues covered under the ADA.


Next Session: No sessions available
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