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Understanding the Americans With Disabilities Act

November 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

FREE workshop opportunity made possible by SLRS and OSU-OKC who have partnered together for those in the field of interpreting, who are Deaf, or otherwise interested.

Workshop will be presented by Doug MacMillian and held at OSU-OKC, South Campus, Public Safety Training Center // Room #116.

All workshops will be accessible for Deaf and Hard of Hearing participants..

Description: Topics to be Discussed:
-Title I Employment Rights of Employees and Responsibilities of Employers
-Title II State and Local Government What you should expect from your state and local agencies
-Title III Public Accommodations It’s is all about Barrier Removal
-Service Animals are Important
-Disability Etiquette
 
About the Presenter: Doug is the Director for the Oklahoma Office of Disability Concerns.  New to the position appointed by Governor in late spring of 2013, Doug has a small agency chartered to help Oklahomans with Disabilities in a wide variety of areas including home, family, health, and work.  The ODC acts as a clearinghouse of information and technical assistance on state and federal laws affecting individuals with disabilities, businesses and other government entities, agencies, and groups.  ODC serves on a variety of state and local boards, committees and working groups which all have a common goal of seeking ways to improve the lives of Oklahomans with disabilities.

.2 CEU approved, RID/ICRC

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Date:
November 12
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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