Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ADA Course


Essential Accessibility

ADA 500: Fundamentals for Accessible Online TLC (Teaching, Learning & Communication)

This is a totally online, on-demand course, intended for those who want to create accessible content and courses to deliver online. Online accessibility is an important issue that is growing in significance globally. The purpose of this course is to provide easy to understand information that can be immediately applied by those wishing to find solutions to existing barriers when creating online material using Word, PowerPoint and multimedia. Real world examples make this class memorable.

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ADA Certificate Program


ADA Professional Training Certificate Program

Woman in a wheelchair at the bottom of stairs with no rampThis 100% online program is designed to give you, a professional involved with workplace accessibility, training that is convenient and affordable as well as up-to-date and easily applied.  ADA coordinators will find this particularly applicable. From the convenience of your location and on your schedule, you can enjoy these powerful courses which feature substantial group interaction, relevant case law and real-life applications.  The courses are developed and taught by Lisa Reburn and Graham Sisson.  Lisa Reburn, Ph.D. is a Certified ADA Coordinator and educator with over 28 years of experience working with those with disabilities.  Graham Sisson, J.D. and Ph.D. candidate is an attorney with over 23 years of experience practicing law in the area of disabilities.  He has been serving as the state of Alabama’s ADA Coordinator for the Governors’ office since 1993.  All six of the courses required for completion of the certificate program can be accomplished in just two semesters.

ADA 510A: ROLE OF THE ADA COORDINATOR AND ADA BASICS

This course presents an overview of the strategic role and responsibilities of the ADA Coordinator.  Each of the five Titles under the ADA is presented and explored.  Case law and real-life scenarios are used throughout the course.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

 

ADA 510B: 2010 ADA STANDARD, SELF-EVALUATION AND TRANSITION PLAN

This course presents an overview of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design and of the Department of Justices’ Guidance on the Standards.  Information and resources needed for conducting self-evaluations and transition plans are discussed.  Case law and real-life scenarios are used throughout the course.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

 

ADA 510C:  Effective Communication, Assistive Technology & Reasonable Accommodations

This course presents ideas on effective communication in a leadership role.  Assistive technology is explored along with an overview of how to produce accessible online content. The topic of reasonable accommodation is presented in a detailed and easily applied format. Case law and real-life scenarios are used throughout the course.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

ADA 520A:  Introduction to Those with Disabilities

This course brings to life the reason for all the work ADA professionals do:  assisting real people.  An overview of many disability categories will be presented.  Real-life scenarios are used throughout the course and the student will have the opportunity to meet several individuals with various disabilities and hear first-hand their experiences and perspectives.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

 

ADA 520B:  History of the Global Civil Rights Movement for Persons with Disabilities

This course presents the dynamic and evolving history of this civil rights movement.  History will include laws and landmark decisions.  As much as possible, the story will be told through the eyes of the people involved.  Students will be introduced to many of the faces and places that have led us to our current understanding and place in history.  Universal design will be a part of the discussion as we learn from history.  Case law and real-life scenarios are used throughout the course.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

 

ADA 520C:  Current Issues on the Global Movement for Persons with Disabilities

This course presents the most relevant and current issues around accessibility as topics for exploration and discussion. Global issues will be presented as the student becomes familiar with the effect of this civil rights movement around the world.   Case law and real-life scenarios are used throughout the course.  Weekly Discussion Boards allow for application of concepts taught as well as for networking with peers and instructors.

COMMENTS:

  • Select the "Register for Courses" button above to see pricing and schedule of classes when they become available.
  • Credit card payment is required for registrations.
  • Special handling is available to Affiliate Organizations. If you are interested in becoming one of our Affiliate Organizations, please contact us for more details.