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ADA TODAY Newsletter - May 2012

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Volume 2 - Issue 8

Know about current ADA and other disability-related activities and events occurring in the community.

Special points of interest in May’s ADA TODAY:

  • Accessible Pools Means of Entry and Exit

Upcoming Events:

  • PUSH GIRLS Debuts on The Sundance Channel
  • 2012 Annual Conference on Independent Living
  • Public Hearing Reminder
  • DSM-V Proposals Modify Diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorder and Intellectual Developmental Disorder, Create New Category of Communication Disorders. Comment period ends June 15th.
  • The National Veterans Center is partnering with the Mental Health Association of Montgomery County to offer a two day seminar in June to help our veterans
  • APSE 2012 National Conference
  • Contemporary Practices in Early Childhood Intervention
  • Sections 503 and 508 0f the Rehabilitation Act: What Government Vendors Need to Know
  • XIX International AIDS Conference "AIDS 2012" Turning the Tide Together

Federal News:

  • Disability Employment App Challenge
  • HUD, PUERTO RICO CONDO ASSOCIATION REACH $1 MILLION DISCRIMINATION SETTLEMENT CALLING FOR EXTENSIVE REPAIRS Inoperative elevators in high-rise towers harmed disabled resident
  • HUD Makes Available $85 Million to Fund Housing for Extremely Low-Income Persons with Disabilities
  • Disability.gov Blog on 'A Look behind the Scenes — Part III: Website Accessibility Isn't an Exact Science'
  • White House Highlights STEM Innovators in the Disability Community as 'Champions of Change'

And more...