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Ask your questions and learn about your rights and responsibilities on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Leaders in the field will share their knowledge, experience and success for practical methods and leading practices that advance disability inclusion within your communities and businesses.

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Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 1:00 pm EDT Speaker: Stephen Kuusisto, poet and author of 'Have Dog, Will Travel' Professor in the Center on Human Policy, Law, and Disability Studies at Syracuse University Have a Question: Submit your questions for: Have Dog, Will Travel Description: In this episode of ADA Live!, Stephen Kuusisto will discuss his new memoir Have Dog, Will Travel: A Poet's Journey. Kuusisto, a professor at Syracuse University, is a noted disability rights advocate and in his new book he describes the joys and intricacies of working with a professionally trained guide dog. He will also discuss many other topics including: What is a service animal? Who invented the guide dog? What can we learn from animal-human interactions? What can dogs do for people with disabilities? Learn More At ADALive!
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On-Demand Episodes

Date: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm EST Speaker(s): Joe Caldwell, Director Long-Term Services - National Council on Aging (NCOA) Leslie Fried, Senior Director - Center for Benefits Access - National Council on Aging... more

Date: Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 1:00 pm EST Speaker: Beth Milito, Senior Executive Counsel of the National Federation of Small Business Have a Question: Submit your questions for: Small Business and the ADA Description: The... more

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 1:00 pm EST Speaker: Michael Morris - Executive Director of the Burton Blatt Institute (BBI) at Syracuse University, founder and Executive Director of the National Disability Institute (NDI) Submit... more

Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm EST Speakers: Cheri Hofmann - Distance Learning Coordinator / Information Specialist, Southeast ADA Center Rebecca Williams - Information Specialist / Technical Assistance,... more

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This month's episode of ADA Live! will talk about Customized Employment, a flexible process that personalizes the employment relationship by hiring a job seeker... more

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 1:00 pm EDT Speaker: Dr. Daniel Newman, Executive Director of Academic Support Services, and ADA/504 Coordinator - Lesley University A food allergy may be considered a disability under... more

Presenters Mary Morder, Materials Development Specialist at the Southeast ADA Center, Christine Woodell, ADA Trainer for LIFE of Mississippi, and Christy Dunaway, Disability Integration Coordinator with MEMA, the Mississippi... more

Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 1:00 pm EDT Speakers: Larry Logue, Ph.D., senior fellow at BBI and former professor of history at Mississippi College and William Myhill, Director of Legal Research and Writing at Burton Blatt Institute... more

The goal of Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston is to support the creation of authentic, inclusive college experiences that lead not only to academic and social growth,... more