ADA and 504: Tips for Colleges Regarding Compliance

  EVENT DATE

February 19, 2020

  PRESENTER(s)

Kent Seaver

  1:00 PM ET | 12:00 PM CT | 10:00 AM PT | 60 Minutes


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DESCRIPTION



This presentation will inform the higher education as to the proper ways to navigate ADA and 504 on today’s college campuses. Even with all of the methods of communication, as well as the data itself, too many schools are ignorant of not only the rights of students, but of the rights of the institution. By becoming better familiar with the federal laws related to the rights of the disabled. College campuses can create polices that provide a positive, welcoming and encouraging area for your students with different needs. By doing so, educators can create environments where differences are not viewed as negative impediments, but instead as arenas where individual strengths are recognized.

This presentation will delve into the rules and updates regarding ADA, 504, and how various colleges and universities are being both proactive and reactive. As a group we will understand why ADA and 504 are arguably the most important aspects of federal law related to education. We will also delve into how Justice Department Agreements and ASDA Audits can positively and negatively affect your campus. When we are finished understanding the law, we will understand why preserving, and in some cases achieving, diversity will go a long way in students with documented disabilities become acclimated to your campus and succeed even after graduation.

Session Highlights :

  • Understand the relationship between ADA and Section 504 and how they relate to your institution
  • Analyze various Justice Departments “Agreements” and how they affect access on campuses
  • Examine recurring issues that can adversely affect an ADA audit
  • Gain an insight into ADA compliance issues as they relate to reasonable accommodation
  • Discuss Best Practices to ensure institutional compliance and student safety

Who Will Benefit:

ADA and 504 Coordinators

  • Counselors
  • Adviser
  • Faculty members
  • Directors of Equal Opportunity Programs
  • Directors of College Campuses
  • Coordinators of Student Affairs
  • Directors of Special Education
  • Directors of Pupil Services
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Directors of Student Services
  • Directors of Public Safety
  • Directors of Facility Operations

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