ADA Webinar: Communicating with People Who Have Hearing, Vision, and Speech Disabilities

Registration for the webinar can be found here

Communicating with People Who Have Hearing, Vision, and Speech Disabilities: ADA Requirements for Facilities, Vehicles, and Services

July 10, 2018 12:30pm to 1:00pm

Eastern Time

**This is a 30 minute session**

Presented by TransCen, Inc. and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

This 30-minute session will offer a brief overview of ADA provisions related to communicating with people who have hearing, vision, or speech disabilities as they seek to participate in state and local government programs covered by Title II, or gain access to services offered by the wide range of private businesses covered by Title III. We will review some common communication-related features required in vehicles and buildings (e.g., signs, alarm signals), as well as strategies, services, or devices that may be needed to communicate effectively in various types of interactions.

  • This webinar will be presented via the Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing platform.
  • Real-time captioning will be available through the webinar platform.
  • A telephone conference option will also be available should you choose not to use the webinar platform.
  • Information on accessing the webinar platform and the telephone conference number will be provided prior to the session.

First time Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing System V12.6 users:
For more information on pre-configuring your computer for use with Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the First Time Users (link is external) page.  We recommend you do this well in advance of the session to allow for any necessary troubleshooting.  Depending on your organizational policies you may need the assistance of your IT Staff if firewalls prevent you from downloading files. If you plan to log into the on-line webinar system to view the presentation, access captioning and/or submit questions it is important that you follow the instructions for checking your computer system to ensure that it is configured correctly and you have the necessary software to access the webinar platform.
Screen Reader Users: Individuals who are using Screen Reader Software should review the instructions and information available in the Accessibility Guide (link is external) for Blackboard Collaborate Web Conferencing prior to the session.

Presentation handouts will be available prior to the webinar session.