Training, Events, and Opportunities to Participate

Webinar: The Future of Business is Accessible - Young Business Leaders Talk Full Inclusion

June 22, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Eastern
We will be speaking with a panel of young business leaders about their personal efforts in guiding businesses to embrace full inclusion of people with disabilities.

Twitter Chat: Accessibility and the ADA

June 22, 2022
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Eastern
Join the ADA National Network and regional ADA Centers for this Twitter chat on various aspects of accessibility. Visit the event page for more information!

Webinar: Plain Language - Improving Communication and Comprehension for All

June 22, 2022
11:00 a.m. Eastern
This webinar will focus on how writing in "plain language" benefits all users, and how it helps people who have difficulties with written communications. Registration is free and required.

Lots of Socks Design Competition for World Down Syndrome Day 2023

Get creative and enter by June 28, 2022 for a chance to have your design featured on next year's socks in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day!

Share Your Comments: First Meeting of President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities

The first meeting of the new President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) will be open to the public. More information about registration will be available soon, but please mark your calendars for July 28 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Comments and suggestions, especially from people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, are welcome at any time through this Administration for Community Living (ACL) form.

Inclusive and Accessible Employment for Cultural Organizations

The Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium (MAC)’s Supporting Transition project is hosting this series.

  • June 22, 2022; Session 3: Tools for Inclusive Practices Part 2
  • June 29, 2022; Session 4: Re-imagining Employment

Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities: 2022 Summer Learning Series

These sessions are for professionals who work with students and individuals with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities, as well as their families.

  • June 22, 2022; Affordable Housing for People with Disabilities: Moving from Discrimination to Innovation and Equity
  • June 23, 2022; Race and the Autism Service Pathway: How Race and Racism Impact Autism Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment
  • June 28, 2022; Understanding the Intersection of Racism and Suicide Risk: A Context for Suicide Prevention Efforts
  • June 29, 2022; Understanding Your Child's IEP and Discipline of Students with Disabilities
  • June 30, 2022; Epidemiology of Psychiatric Disorders and Mental Health Crises in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Mental Health Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • July 7, 2022; Join us for a Virtual Tour of the Maryland’s Accessible Telecommunications and Assistive Technology Programs
  • July 12, 2022; Supporting Parents with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Their Children
  • July 13, 2022; Accessible and Affordable Transportation for People with Disabilities: Opportunities for Engagement
  • July 14, 2022; Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASDs): Clinical Features and Educational Implications
  • July 18, 2022; Creating Intentional Inclusion for Children with Disabilities: Social Inclusion Leadership and Planning
  • July 25, 2022; Creating Intentional Inclusion for Children with Disabilities: Designing Inclusive Play Spaces for All Children
  • August 1, 2022; Creating Intentional Inclusion for Children with Disabilities: Facilitating Social Inclusion Through Play Delivers Transformative Social/Emotional Learning for All Children