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Veterans with Disabilities: An Overview of Veteran Affairs (VA) Resources Supporting Independence and Inclusion

ADA Audio Conferences

Are you a Veteran with a physical or mental disability or know someone that is? Are you a service provider that works with Veterans with disabilities? Veteran programs, services, and benefits can be complex to understand and use. This presentation provides a general awareness of basic concepts and resources available to Veterans with disabilities that a Veteran, their family members, and service providers need to know. There will be time for participants to ask questions of the speaker following the presentation.

Free

Disability Rights Consortium

Zoom

The next meeting of the Disability Rights Consortium will be Wednesday November 16 from 9:30-11:00 via Zoom. Our featured speaker will be Judith Levitan, the Chief of the Disability Rights Bureau at the Illinois Attorney General's Office. Judith will talk about the work of the Bureau, as well as other parts of the Attorney General's office that are relevant to people with disabilities. To participate, you must register prior to the meeting. This meeting is eligible for 1.5 hours of Continuing Legal Education credit for Illinois Attorneys. ASL interpreters and live captioning will be provided. If you need another accommodation to participate, please contact me at barryt@equipforequality.org by November 9.

Website Overlays – The Rise of Accessibility Automation

Accessibility Online Webinar Series

Website overlays have exploded in popularity amongst businesses and organizations looking for a “quick fix” to their web accessibility issues. Overlay providers claim to offer a low-cost, automated solution to web accessibility. But do overlays really work? This session will provide an explanation of web accessibility overlays, how they work (and don’t work), and why organizations should think twice about fully automating their compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

Free
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