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The Americans with Disabilities Act at 30 and reflections on “Being Heumann”

Three things before we get started today…. First, a quick heads up, this episode is going to be a longer than usual. I typically target around 10 minutes for our core weekly episodes, this one may get close to 30 minutes… Second, we’ve added a video version of the podcast on YouTube. Our YouTube channel…


Accessible Meetings

Accessible meetings are simply meetings that are accessible to people with disabilities. Issues include: Site selection Pre-event registration and communications Meeting room layouts and considerations Online communication layout and considerations Audio Visual components Food and Beverage Services Food Allergies and Sensitivities Accomodations for Deaf Individuals and those experiencing hearing loss Access to Printed or Visual…


ADvancing States

ADvancing States was founded in 1964 under the name National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA). In 2019, the association changed its name to ADvancing States. Today, ADvancing States represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and long-term services and supports directors. ADvancing States supports visionary leadership, the advancement…


Administration for Community Living

The Administration for Community Living was created around the fundamental principle that older adults and people of all ages with disabilities should be able to live where they choose, with the people they choose, and with the ability to participate fully in their communities. By funding services and supports provided by networks of community-based organizations,…


Adult Protective Services Technical Assistance Resource Center (APS TARC)

The mission of the APS TARC is to support federal, state, and local partners’ use of data and analytics, research and evaluation, and innovative practice and innovative strategies to enhance the effectiveness of APS programs. The APS TARC serves as a focal point for ACL’s overall approach to leading the development of comprehensive APS systems….