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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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This session of WADA ADA Live! will explore what parents need to know to help their child's school year get off to a good start. Topics include establishing a good relationship with your child's teachers and staff; helping a child who is very anxious about going back to school; who decides when an IEP should be scheduled; how to prepare for the IEP or 504 meeting; ideas for following up after the IEP/504 meeting; and what students with disabilities going on to college or vocational training need to know. Join Georgia Fruechtenicht, Special Education Parent Mentor for Coweta County School, as she answers some of the most common questions from parents about how to collaborate with teachers and staff to make the school year successful for their child. ADA listening audience, you can submit your questions about IDEA, 504 and ADA at any time on ADAlive.org.
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On-Demand Episodes

In this episode, Jim Dickson, the Co-Chair of the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Voting Rights Committee, will be discussing the disability vote and the importance full political participation for Americans with disabilities. This is... more

Melanie Jane Bull; Public Policy Director, Tennessee Disability Coalition Donna DeStefano; Assistant Director, Tennessee Disability Coalition Have a Question: Submit your questions for: Episode 33: Voting Access Description: People with... more

Jonathan Martinis' appearance on the October 7th edition of ADALive, discussing The Interplay between Guardianship and the ADA and Supported Decision-Making was one of our most popular. Because so many people had... more

The Fair Housing Act provides rights and protections to persons with disabilities living in multi-family housing. In this episode Kathy Gips, Director of Training at the New England ADA Center, will discuss the Fair Housing Act and how... more

Wednesday – Febraury 3 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Eastern) and 12:00 Noon-12:30 PM. (Central). The second part of the series, Post-Secondary Education and Students with Disabilities Decription: Many young adults with... more

Wednesday – January 6 from 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM (Eastern) and 12:00 Noon-12:30 PM. (Central). Back by popular demand, the "ADA Live!" Show: Post-Secondary Education and Students with Disabilities is being rebroadcast by... more

Back by popular demand, the Southeast ADA Center is rebroadcasting the "ADA Live!" Show: Employment and Reasonable Accommodations. This episode will address the legal and practical issues surrounding reasonable accommodations... more

This episode of WADA ADALive! addresses issues facing veterans and their families as they leave the military and rejoin civilian life. The presenter is James Schmeling, J.D., co-founder of the Institute for Veterans and Military Families... more

Jonathan Martinis, the Legal Director for Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities and the Project Director, National Resource Center for Supported Decision-Making will discuss the relationship between guardianship and the... more