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Next Meeting is

March 7, 2015

BINGO

1 PM - 3 PM

 

Shepherd Center

3rd Floor Conference Room

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Directions to 3rd Floor Conference Room

From the Shepherd Parking Deck - Proceed across the walkway into the Marcus Woodruff building on 1st floor.

Just after the Pain Institute waiting area on the right there are a bank of elevators on the right before security. Take these elevators to 3rd floor.  Proceed to the left out of the elevator lobby.

You will go past Financial Services and down the corridor through another glass walkway into the Shepherd building. Just as you enter the Shepherd building there is a room to the right that is the 3rd floor conference room.

If you pass the service elevator you have gone to far.

There will be signs to direct you.

 

 

CATEA Consumer Network

Participants Needed: Focus Group on Emergency Information

We are seeking participants for a focus group on how you receive and respond to emergency alerts and information on your mobile phone.

Details:

  • Dates: Thursday, March 12, 2015 or Friday, March 13, 2015
  • Place: Shepherd Center

To be included, you must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have an Acquired Brain Injury OR Have upper extremity and/or dexterity disability

Each participant will receive a $40 cash stipend. Beverages and snacks will be provided.

If you are interested in participating, please contact: Salimah LaForce at salimah@cacp.gatech.edu or 404-839-8741. She will provide details regarding time and room number.

 

ADA SYMPOSIUM

Disability Rights Are Civil Rights!

2015 National ADA Symposium: Celebrating 25 Years of Civil Rights for Individuals with Disabilities 

Welcome Reception: May 10, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00 PM

(Tickets are $15 each per Symposium attendee and must be purchased in advance.  Cash Bar available during event.)

 

Register NOW to secure preferred session selections!

www.adasymposium.org

 

Sunday - Wednesday

May 10 - 13, 2015

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

265 Peachtree St. NE

Atlanta, GA

(404) 577-1234

 

Designed for ADA Coordinators, Advocates, Architects, Business Community, Code Officials, Educators, Government Officials, Human Resource Specialists, Individuals with Disabilities, Family Members and Service Providers.

  • Elect to attend 1 of 3 Pre-Conference learning sessions.
  • Participate in 75 dynamic and interactive learning sessions on ADA. regulations, implementation strategies and best practices for promoting voluntary ADA compliance.
  • Attend the sessions of your choice offered from 9 different topic-specific tracks: http://www.adasymposium.org/Schedule.html.
  • Talk with national and local experts and leaders in the disability community.
  • Network during breakfasts and lunches with your peers.
  • Take part in advanced discussion groups and interactive learning activities.

 

No matter how much or how little you already know about the ADA, by attending the 2015 National ADA Symposium, you will leave with information, contacts and skills you will use on the job and in your community. 

  • Conference Registration Fee is $650 per person THROUGH March 20th and $800 AFTER March 20th
  • Registration closes when maximum attendance is reached. We are currently at 43% capacity. (Vendors are at 71% capacity)

 Questions? Call Lisa Tucker at (352) 669-0076 or email at TuckerLi@missouri.edu

 

 

 

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