The DBTAC/Mid Atlantic ADA Center will
The Virginia ADA Cool Tools For Access start the day out with Creative Solutions
to Title II Challenges. Get information on
Coalition This Year’s Conference is All About how to maximize the few financial
resources out there; learn how to
Access: What is required and the cool
Presents: tools and simple strategies that can be
provide program access even if physical
barriers exist and get the low down on
what is required and what strategies
used to provide it. Gain a better work cost effectively.
understanding of access requirements
Next, the Virginia Assistive Technology
beyond the ramps and handrails and System will allow you to get into the mix
and try out cool tools from high tech to
experience hands-on high and low tech no tech that can be used to provide
tools that can be used to provide access access as well as increase productivity
and participation for people with
in the workplace, market place, public disabilities.
Cool Tools For Access meeting or learning environment.
After lunch, get information on relay
The Fifth Annual services that allow Virginians who are
deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired
Ask the Experts to contact others over the telephone or
computer. This session will offer a
Conference and Webinar chance to try the relays and get
on the Americans with comfortable with this technology so you
will be ready and able to answer that
c/o Endependence Center, Inc.
Disabilities Act call.
6300 E Virginia Beach Blvd
For the last session of the day, hear
Virginia ADA Coalition
about why all this matters. Get the
FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2009
Norfolk, VA 23502
numbers on the booming disability
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WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA Join us in Waynesboro or join in through
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Presenting on Cool Tools that Create What is the Virginia ADA Coalition? Conference Registration
12121 Access: The Coalition is a grant funded project
Sinclair Hubard, Virginia Assistive managed by the Endependence Center Name: ____________________________
8:15-8:45 Registration Technology System: Ms. Hubard is a Senior that provides training, resources and Title: ______________________________
8:45-9:00 Welcome Disability Program Navigator with Virginia technical assistance on the Americans Organization: _____________________
Assistive Technology System. Ms. Hubard with Disabilities Act across Virginia. Address: __________________________
9:00-10:30 Understanding ___________________________________
Requirements and has an extensive background in disability The Coalition is funded by the
services including job seeking skills, job DBTAC/Mid Atlantic ADA Center, one
Creative Solutions Email: ____________________________
placement, on the job training, career of 10 regional centers funded by the Telephone: _______________________
10:30-10:45 Break development and agency program National Institute on Disability
10:45-12:30 Assistive Technology management. Rehabilitation and Research (NIDRR)
and Cool Tools Presenting on Relay Services of All Kinds: and the U.S. Department of Education, WEBINAR Registration:
12:30-1:45 Lunch and Check out Matt Myrick, Virginia Relay/AT&T (Grant #H133A060085) to provide
Vendors Manager: As AT&T Channel Manager for technical assistance, training and $15.00 WEBINAR Registration
the Virginia Relay, Mr. Myrick develops materials on the Americans with includes all materials available in
1:45-3:15 Relaying the Message support materials for statewide outreach Disabilities Act (ADA.) e-format and links to resources.
3:15-3:30 Break programs and conducts training exercises All documents, links and webinar
3:30-4:15 Why it Matters for employees and relay customers. Contact the ADA Coalition: directions will be emailed
4:15-4:30 Turn in your Previously, he worked as a recruiter for Kelly Gonzalez prior to the event.
Gallaudet University. Alternative Formats Needed?
Evaluation and Get a Virginia ADA Coalition Coordinator
Large Print_____ Text Only____
Prize Presenting on Why it Matters: Endependence Center Other: ___________________________
Kelly Gonzalez, Virginia ADA Coalition 6300 East Virginia Beach Blvd
The Experts Coordinator: Ms. Gonzalez has worked for Norfolk, Virginia 23502-2827
the last 7 years as the Coalition 1 (866) 323-1088 (voice/tty) Live Site/Waynesboro
Presenting on What is Required and Coordinator, providing training, resources email@example.com Registration:
Creative Solutions to Create Access: and technical assistance on the ADA around
Marian Vessels, Disability and Business Virginia. $40.00 Registration includes all
Technical Assistance Center/Mid- materials, refreshments and lunch
Atlantic ADA Center: Ms. Vessels is the Accommodations Needed?
Thank you to the Virginia Need More Information? Interpreter: ________ CART: ________
Director of the DBTAC: Mid Atlantic ADA
Department of the Deaf and Contact Tammy Manno: Large Print_______ Braille: ________
Center. In this role, she is responsible Hard of Hearing for helping 1 (866) 323-1088 (v/tty) Other:_____________________________
for the daily operation of the Center. sponsor Ask the Experts 2009! Download this brochure:
Previously, Ms. Vessels was the www.endependence.org
Executive Director of the Maryland For more information on VDDHH Make Checks or Money Orders
Governor's Committee on Employment go to their website at Payable to:
of People with Disabilities. www.vddhh.org Endependence Center, Inc.
6300 East Virginia Beach Boulevard
Norfolk, Virginia 23502