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					                                                                                                       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
                                    BEST WESTERN HOTEL                                                 population and why cool tools and
                                    109 APPLE TREE LANE                                                access are the way to go.

                                   WAYNESBORO, VIRGINIA                                                Join us in Waynesboro or join in through
                                                                                                       your laptop at your desk or conference
                                                                                                       room but JOIN US!!!
                                           Presenting on Cool Tools that Create             What is the Virginia ADA Coalition?       Conference Registration
      The Schedule
            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     kgonzalez@endependence.org                            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

				
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