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Showing posts with label #Accomodation. Show all posts

Sunday, January 28, 2024

πŸ”‘ IMSPARK: Disability-Inclusive Disaster Preparedness πŸ”‘ (VIDEO)

Welcome to IMSPARK, Imagine Pacific Information Spark! In this episode, we delve into a crucial topic: 

πŸ”‘ Imagining Disabilities Empowered in Disaster Preparedness πŸ”‘

Imagined Endstate

πŸ’‘ Envision a world where individuals with disabilities aren't just included but actively participate in all disaster management phases. They have access to resources, information, and the support needed to navigate emergencies, contributing significantly to community resilience and safety.

πŸ“š Source: 

Arena, K., & Abovyan, K. (2023, May 1), People with Disabilities Take Control in Disaster Preparedness. KBIA.

What’s the Big Deal:

πŸ’₯ Disasters disproportionately impact individuals with disabilities. The World Health Organization highlights their increased vulnerability. Barriers to healthcare, shelter, and communication make inclusive and responsive disaster preparedness plans imperative.

🏠 By ensuring inclusivity, we not only protect their rights and dignity but also leverage their skills and knowledge to enhance disaster response and recovery efficiency and sustainability. Join the conversation using #IMSPARK #DisabilityInclusion #DisasterPreparedness #Resilience. Let's create a future where no one is left behind.

Conclusion:

Thank you for joining us on IMSPARK: Imagining Disabilities Empowered in Disaster Preparedness. Continue supporting our efforts for awareness, inclusivity, resilience, and responsiveness in the Pacific.



Wednesday, September 6, 2023

πŸŽ“ IMATRIX:Community ADA Training - September/October πŸŽ“

 

 πŸŽ“ IMATRIX - Community ADA Training - September/October πŸŽ“


Location

AGENCY

TRAINING

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DATE

TRAINING LINK:

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Accessible Residential Housing - 09-07-2023

This training focuses on making residential housing more accessible for all, including Pacific communities. Learn about accessibility standards and practices that can benefit the Pacific region.

09-07-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

What You Should Know About the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Gain insights into the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and its implications, which can be relevant in various employment situations, including the Pacific region.

09-19-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

A Review of Conflicting Court Cases Related to the ADA

Explore court cases related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and their impact. Understanding ADA-related legal matters can be valuable in the Pacific as well.

09-20-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Microsoft Inclusive Design: Cognitive Exclusion

Learn about inclusive design and how to avoid cognitive exclusion in digital products. Inclusive design principles are relevant globally, including in the Pacific.

09-21-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Maps for All – Building Accessible Maps

Discover how to create accessible maps, which can be important for navigation and accessibility in Pacific regions.

09-26-2023

Course Link

Webinar

Great Lakes ADA Center for All

Ask ADAl Questions RE: The Interactive Process Employment Accommodations-

Get answers to your questions about the interactive process for employment accommodations under the ADA. Understanding ADA processes can be beneficial in the Pacific.

10-11-2023

https://adata.org/


πŸŒ€IMSPARK: Resilient Communities - Pacific Islands Mapping a Safer TomorrowπŸŒ€ (VIDEO)

πŸŒ€IMSPARK: Resilient Communities - Pacific Islands Mapping a Safer TomorrowπŸŒ€  (VIDEO) πŸ’‘Imagined Endstate: Imagine a future where every Pac...