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Upcoming Webinars & Trainings

Section 508 Best Practices: The Civil Rights Complaint Portal: An Accessibility Journey

September 28, 2021
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
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This webinar session will provide an overview by staff from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and 18-F at the General Services Administration (GSA) on a collaborative effort to improve accessibility and user experience of DOJ’s Civil Rights Reporting Portal. The team consolidated a complex process involving dozens of unique reporting pathways into a single streamlined accessible user experience. Project team members from DOJ and 18F will review improvements of the functionality of the external user interface and the data collected and increased analysis and response efficiency. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can receive a participation certificate.

Plumbed Elements: Lavatories and Sinks, Washers and Dryers, and Saunas and Steam Rooms

October 07, 2021
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
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Presenters: | Phillip Bratta | Josh Schorr | Scott Windley |
ADA ABA Building & Sites webinar
The Access Board will soon issue new technical guides on various plumbed elements covered in Chapter 6 of the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards, including lavatories and sinks, washers and dryers, and saunas and steam rooms. In this webinar session, presenters will review the guidance, clarifications, and best practice recommendations provided in the new guides and explain how to meet various provisions for these fixtures and appliances. They will also address frequently asked questions and common sources of confusion. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits.