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ADA, State & Local Governments in PA-CANCELLED

April 21, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm


A Conference for PA State and Local Government Employees with ADA Responsibilities!

Do you work for the PA Commonwealth, a township, a borough, or a city in PA and some or all of your job responsibilities involve working with people with disabilities, or planning accessibility, or anything for ADA compliance? Then this conference is for you!!

The Mid Atlantic ADA Center and the Center for Independent Living of Central PA have partnered to host this conference just for you!

9:00am – Continental Breakfast

9:30am – Keynote Speakers

10:00am – Session 1 A General Overview of the ADA Requirements for State and Local Governments

This session will be led by Dr. Ann Deschamps and Nancy Horton of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center and Amy Nieves, Executive Director, the Philadelphia Mayor’s Office on Disabilities. This session will discuss the ADA requirements, the role of the ADA Coordinator and the value of collaborating with stakeholders including disability organizations and other groups.

11:30am – Session 2 Effective Communication

This session will be led by Nancy Horton, Assistant Director of the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Ms. Horton will discuss steps to take to ensure successful and accurate communication with people who are Deaf, deafblind, blind, hard of hearing, or people who have speech disabilities.

12:30pm – Lunch

1:30pm – Session 3 Promoting Proactive Compliance: Common Issues and How to Address Them

This session will be led by Michael Butler, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Middle District of PA, Civil Rights Coordinator. In this session, Mr. Butler will discuss the most common Title II ADA issues he sees in his office, including completed settlement agreements and how important it is to be proactive.

Guest Speakers & Session Facilitators:

Michael J. Butler, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Middle District of PA, Civil Rights Coordinator

Dr. Ann Deschamps, Director, Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Commissioner George Hartwick, Dauphin County

Nancy Horton, Associate Director, Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

Amy Nieves, Executive Director, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Philadelphia, PA


PayPal is the vendor processing credit cards, but you do not need a PayPal account to use your credit card.  If you have any questions or problems, please contact Janetta Green at jgreen@cilcp.org or by calling 717-731-1900 ext 213.


April 21, 2023
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Hershey Lodge
325 University Drive
Hershey, PA 17033 United States
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Center for Independent Living of Central PA
Mid Atlantic ADA Center


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