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U.S. Access Board Holds Accessibility Trainings in Philadelphia

September 20, 2022

This article is part of a series on the U.S. Access Board’s visit to Philadelphia from September 13 – 15 

During the U.S. Access Board’s meeting in Philadelphia last week, Board staff held seven free public trainings on accessibility of the built environment and information and communication technology. Board Accessibility Specialists, staff from U.S. Department of Education’s National Digital Access Team, and staff from the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center provided trainings, presentations, and workshops on accessibility and accessible design related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards, historic buildings and facilities, information and communication technology, and digital environments. The presentation materials for most of the trainings are available below. 

Tuesday, September 13 
Temple University 

Wednesday, September 14
Sierra-Tamman Collaboration 

Wednesday, September 14
Liberty Resources, Inc. 

The Board manages a helpline that provides technical assistance via phone at 1-202-272-0800, extension 3 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm ET weekdays and email at The Board also provides accessibility trainings, as well as free monthly webinars on the built environment and Section 508 best practices through its partnerships with the ADA National Network and the Federal Chief Information Officers Council’s Accessibility Community of Practice, respectively.

Read more about the Board’s visit to Philadelphia in the following articles: