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The NWADA Center is coordinating a Community of Practice event on April 25th

NWADA logo with pic of Mt Rainier

Above is the logo for the Northwest ADA Center
with a photo of Mt. Rainier to the right.

The NWADA Center is coordinating a Community of Practice event on April 25th

The Northwest ADA Center is excited to announce it is coordinating the 2.0 Community of Practice (CoP) event in Oregon on Wednesday, April 25, at Kaiser’s Westside Medical Center, 2875 NW Stucki Avenue in Hillsboro from 9 to 11 a.m. There are opportunities to share and discuss current practices implementing the ADA, including discussions with a very special guest.

Community of Practice in Oregon has a goal to provide a state-wide forum for ADA professionals and disability-focused community based organizations to network, connect, and build a community.

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) will join the session via live webcast. They will be providing information & best practices, using JAN as a resource, the interactive process, plus providing question and answer time. 

Here is the meeting agenda:

9:00 a.m.: CoP meeting to begin promptly with the opportunity to share and network

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.: The Live Webcast with Matthew McCord from JAN

10:30 to 11 a.m.: Wrap up, discuss next steps, the 2018 ADA Celebration, and the fall meeting location.

Anyone who wishes to attend and participate may register at http://www.cvent.com/d/sgqj3x.

For further information, Title 1 employment questions, or information to share, contact Carla Waring of the NWADA Center - Oregon staff by calling 503-841-5771 or emailing carla.waring@adaanswersnw.com.

The Northwest ADA Center is funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR), and is part of the ADA National Network. The ADA National Network Centers are a national platform of ten centers comprised of ADA professionals and experts charged with assisting businesses, state and local governments, and people with disabilities as they manage the process of changing our culture to be user friendly to disability and the effect the variety of health conditions can have on society. The Northwest ADA Center is a part of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington, and collaborates with the Center for Technology and Disability Studies, a program within the Center for Human Development and Disability.