Press release from the Indiana-ADA:
Free Audio Conference: Legal Update: Review and Analysis of Key Concepts under the ADA
The Allen County Human Resources Department will be hosting an ADA-Indianasponsored audio conference on recent case law involving the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The courts and federal agencies are shaping the ADA through their decisions and settlements. This session will review key issues that are currently before the courts and analyze the trends. Discussion will include some of the trends in case law at the lower courts which may have an impact on decisions at all levels, including issues that may find their way to the Supreme Court.
Guest Speaker Barry Taylor, Legal Advocacy Director for Equip for Equality (the Protection and Advocacy program in Illinois) will provide and update on recent case law involving the Americans with Disabilities Act. He will also review how the courts are interpreting the ADA Amendments Act of 2008.
The free audio conference will be held Tuesday, November 17th from 2:00-3:30 pm at City- County Building, Rm 350, 1 East Main Street. Fort Wayne.
Professionals, employers, businesses, local government officials, advocates, people with disabilities, and other interested community members are encouraged to attend.
If you would like additional information, or would like to request an accommodation, contact please Brian Dumford by phone at (260) 449-7217, or.
The audio conference series is co-sponsored by ADA-Indiana, the Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities, and the DBTAC: Great Lakes ADA Center. For more information about this or any other ADA training event, please visit the ADA-Indiana website.