ADA Seminar – 2020


Hear from national experts and local panelists about how the disability community has been impacted during COVID-19. Learn about ways you can continue needed supports and prepare for similar situations.

The ADA Seminar will consist of four virtual workshops offered through Zoom.

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All webinar sessions will be from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.

(October 6) Website Access

Bruce Bailey, Accessibility IT Specialist from the United States Access Board, presents on website access and why is it especially important during times of emergency, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

(October 8) Panel Discussion: Disability and Access in the Time of COVID-19
Panelists discuss how access has changed, for both better and worse, from a cross-disability perspective, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Panelists include:
• Sara Soper, Academic Coaching Coordinator, Lourdes University
• Dani Moran, CVRT, Program Director, The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio
• Shannon Seger, Deaf Services Center of Northwest Ohio
• Tenesha Ulrich, United Spinal of Northwest Ohio
• Kelly Elton, Co-chair Autism Provider Network of Northwest Ohio, New Horizons Academy

(October 13) Emergency Planning and Disability in the Time of COVID-19 – Valerie Novack

Emergency planning/preparedness and its impact on people with disabilities will be discussed by Valerie Novack, Disability Policy Fellow, Disability Justice Initiative from the Center for American Progress.

(October 15) Health Care Equity During COVID-19: Community Partnership Award Winner, Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio

Representatives from the Hospital Council of Northwest Ohio will discuss their collaboration with The Ability Center on the revision of guidelines for resource allocation for people with disabilities in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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