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Training on Americans with Disabilities Act Scheduled for St. Thomas, St. Croix

April 28, 2009 – Training for individuals responsible for evaluating accessibility requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) will be held on May 11 on St. Thomas and May 13 on St. Croix. The program is free and limited to 50 participants.
The program will provide attendees with an overview of the newly revised ADA/ABA Accessibility Guidelines and its harmonization with model codes as they relate to accessibility requirements. This full-day training will include a lecture, multi-media and materials. Anyone charged with determining if the built environment complies with ADA Accessibility requirements should attend this event.
* St. Thomas: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, May 11, at TBA
* St. Croix: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, May 13, at The Great Hall on
UVI's St. Croix campus This training is offered by Cornell University's DBTAC – Northeast ADA Center in partnership with United Spinal Association and the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD).
For registration and information on disability accommodations, call Program Coordinator Shammi Carr at 693-1173 or send e-mail to scarr@uvi.edu

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