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Saturday, July 04, 2015

ADA Anniversary Celebration


Schedule of activities in honor of the
25th AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA)
Anniversary Celebration

1)   Proclamation Signing with Governor of Guam: “In celebration of the 25th ADA Anniversary”
Coordinator: Ben Servino, Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID)

June 29, 2015 (Mon) at 10 am at Governor’s Cabinet Conference Room, Adelup

2)   Pledging on to the ADA: “Promoting and becoming a part of the nationwide celebration and recommitment of the implementation of the ADA – with a goal of getting 2500 signatures for the 25th ADA Anniversary by logging onto: http://adaanniversary.org/ 

July 1 – 31, 2015

3)   Workshop: “Technical Requirements of providing Accessible Parking for People with Disabilities in your facility”
Presenter: Ben Servino, Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID)

July 6th, 2015 (Mon.) from 8:30am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

4)   Workshop: “The Rights of Individuals with Disabilities under the ADA” Presenter: Harold Parker, Guam Legal Services Corporation (GLSC)

July 9th, 2015 (Thurs.) from 2:30-5pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

5)   Accessibility Site Assessments and Technical Assistance: “Local Businesses/Hotels/Restaurants”
Facilitated by Ben Servino and Individuals with Disabilities in the Community

July 10th, 17th, 24th2015 (Frid.) from 9am-12pm

6)   Workshop: “Effective Communication & Interaction Strategies for People with Disabilities”
Presented bySiNA Organization

July 14th, 2015 (Thurs.) from 8:30am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

7)   Workshop: “How to make your PDF Documents Accessible for People with Disabilities”
Presenter: Carla Torres, Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT)

July 16th, 2015 (Thurs.) from 10am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

8)      Workshop: “Developing ADA Self Evaluation Plans & Transition Plans” 
Presenter: Ben Servino, Department of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID)

July 20th, 2015 (Mon.) from 8:30am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

9)   Workshop: “How To Make Your Websites Accessible For People With Disabilities”
Presenter: Carla Torres, Guam System for Assistive Technology (GSAT)

July 23rd, 2015 (Thurs.) from 10am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

10)         Disability Simulation Event: "A Day in a Life" Participation of Government and Private Sector Leaders shadowed by an Individual with the same Disability
Coordinated by Ben Servino and Carla Torres

July 24th, 2015 (Frid.) from 8:30am-12pm at Participant’s worksite and experiences will be shared during a Luncheon hosted by the Nikko Hotel

11)  Inclusive Recreational Activity: “Integrated Bowling Tournament with Special Olympics Athletes and GovGuam/Military/Private/NPO Sector Entities”
Coordinator: Marlon Molinos and Ben Servino

July 25th, 2015 (Sat.) from 8:30am-12pm at Central lanes Bowling Center, Tamuning

12)  Workshop for Employers: “Providing Reasonable Accommodations for Applicants and Employees with Disabilities”
Presented by Ben Servino, Dept. of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID)

July 28th, 2015 (Tues.) from 8:30am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg

13)  Acknowledgements and Certificates of Appreciation: “CAPE Volunteers and Hotels, Restaurants, and Businesses that have increased access to their goods and services”
Coordinated by Ben Servino, Dept. of Integrated Services for Individuals with Disabilities (DISID)

July 31st, 2015 (Frid.) from 10am-12pm at DISID/DVR Conf. Rm., 6th floor, DNA Bldg


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