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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT ANNIVERSARY

Friday July 26 is the 29th anniversary of the passing oF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, a civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation, and all public and private places that are open to the general public.

Read more about the ADA, courtesy of the ADA National Network:
Glossary of ADA Terms
ADA Acronyms and Abbreviations
Read ADA Publications/Fact Sheets
Frequently Asked Questions About the ADA
The actual text of the ADA


The 2020 AFRICAN AMERICAN CONFERENCE ON DISABILITIES.

The 2020 African American Conference on Disabilities will take place February 28 at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix. The conference is open to the general public, including people with disabilities, family members and professionals in search of answers pertaining to issues in their community ranging from employment, finances, education, healthcare, mental health and civil rights. Continuing Education Units and Continuing Legal Education Credits are available. RSVP Deadline is 2/11. Contact David Carey at 602-443-0723 or davidc@ability360.org.


SOME NEWSLETTERS

HKNC Connect Spring 2019 Web
NLS Quarterly Newsletter Jan - March 2019 Web
NLS Quarterly Newsletter Jan - March 2019 PDF
NFB Imagineering Our Future E-mail signup page
NFB Imagineering Our Future June 2019 web
ACB Braille Forum March 2019 web
ACB Braille Forum March 2019 web plain text
ACB Dots and Dashes April 2019 web
ACB E-Forum February 2019 web
NFB Braille Monitor E-mail signup page
NFB Braille Monitor June 2019 web
AZ Talking Book News Spring May 2019 Audio
AZ Talking Book News Spring May 2019 Text
The Blind Perspective July 2019 audio
The Blind Perspective July 2019 web
Hadley's Thrive Summer 2019 Word
Hadley's Thrive Summer 2019 PDF
Lions Vision and Hearing Newsletter Q1 2019 download
Lions Canyon State Lion July 2019 download.

MARICOPA COUNTY HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHERS

Applications for the HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER WAITING LIST in Maricopa County are open now through Sunday July 23. The Section 8 program is searching for very low income non-elderly adults who have disabilities, who are transitioning out of institutional or other segregated settings, at serious risk of institutionalization, homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Contact 602-265-4640 or mainstream@hominc.com.


CSUN CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

Application deadline to enroll in the ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS CERTIFICATE PROGRAM from California State University at Northbridge (CSUN) is August 02. This 100-hour certificate program earns 10 CEUs and runs from 8/19 through 12/06. Contact the above link, call 818-677-2578 or write conference@csun.edu