Current Trainings, Activities and Events

Online Trainings

ADA BASIC BUILDING BLOCKS: An Online Course about the ADA.
This introductory web course on the ADA explores the legal requirements and spirit of the ADA. The course content is self-paced, organized into 12 topics, and designed to be studied in order. Upon completion of the course, you may be eligible to earn a certificate and one CEU if you meet ALL established criteria. The course is free, however, there is a $50 CEU fee that must be paid to receive continuing education credit. Good news! The Basic ADA Building Blocks Web course (moderated version) has been approved for 14 hours of CRCC credits.

ADA Employment Course
A free self-paced course on the employment requirements in Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), including the revisions in the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.

AccessibilityOnline represents a collaborative training program between the National Network of ADA Centers (DBTACs) and the US Access Board. The program includes a series of free webinars and audio conferences on different topics of accessibility. Sessions are held on a monthly basis and cover a variety of topics concerning accessibility to the built environment, information and communication technologies, and transportation.

At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities is a free online course designed to: increase understanding of the needs and experiences of people with disabilities; present how to adjust general customer service standards to meet the needs of the customer with a disability; develop basic etiquette for interacting with a customer who has a disability; show how to comply with statutes regarding service to people with disabilities, particularly the ADA and Section 508. This course is self-paced and available to anyone at anytime.

Access E-Learning (AEL) is a ten-module tutorial that is a resource for those seeking to make their distance education accessible for individuals with disabilities. AEL offers information on the most common needs in distance education, and provides instruction in techniques that will enhance the usability of online materials for all students. Before using this tutorial, you must create a login. Registration is free and will give you unlimited access. Each time you want to use this tutorial, simply login with your email address and password.

Disability Rights Course is designed to give a general understanding of the major federal disability laws and teaches people to be able to assess what laws apply in different discrimination scenarios. It also teaches them the resources for help and information about disability rights laws.

EASI Online Courses and the Certificate in Accessible Information Technology
EASI (Equal Access to Software and Information) has created 3 separate but interconnected programs specifically designed to support institutions making their computer and information technology systems accessible to students, staff and faculty with disabilities. Besides the Certificate program, EASI provides monthly 60-minute live Web conferences on current technology and an annual institutional membership with special networking and support features.

Job Accommodation Network's 2012 Federal Employer Winter Webcast Series
The three part series will cover the hiring and employment of people with disabilities in the Federal government, the interactive process, and best practices. JAN welcomes guest speakers from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and provides one session from its highly trained Principal Consultants. JAN Webcasts are available at no cost. Gather your employees together in a room for live, in-service training. Educate yourself, management, and other employees on disability etiquette, assistive technologies, management techniques, and the latest on accommodations and the employment provisions of the Rehabilitation Act. All Webcasts begin at 2 pm eastern. You must register to attend.

Job Accommodation Network's Multimedia Training Library
The JAN Multimedia Training Library provides training resources for JAN's users. These materials may be used in group training or by individuals. They may easily be incorporated into larger training events. Some resources are for general audiences, some are quite specific.

Job Accommodation Network's Approach to Reasonable Accommodations
JAN represents the most comprehensive resource for job accommodations available.

Partners in Education is a 3-hour online self-study course for parents of children with disabilities. The course is designed to teach the skills you need to advocate for your child. You will learn about:

  • Laws governing special education and how they protect your child's rights
  • Your role in your child's educational experience
  • Your child's Individualized Education Program (IEP) and your role in developing the IEP;
  • How to advocate for your child;
  • Your rights if you believe your child's educational rights have been violated.