College CampusPlease save the date and join Shipman & Goodwin on October 7, 2016 for an important legal update on ADA compliance for colleges and universities.

The program will begin with a general session featuring a conversation with representatives from the Department of Justice, U.S. Attorney’s Office, and the Educational Opportunities Civil Rights Working Group.  We will discuss the DOJ’s enforcement of the ADA and new initiatives related to higher education institutions.

The general session will be followed by two simultaneous breakout sessions focused on ADA accessibility issues for students and faculty/staff.

Seminar topics will include:

•  Department of Justice ADA enforcement initiatives in educational institutions
•  Construction and building accessibility
•  Online accessibility
•  Reasonable accommodations
•  Service animals
•  Role of the Ombuds
•  Best practices

This program is applicable to colleges and universities in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York.

Who should attend: Presidents, General Counsels, Human Resources Personnel, ADA Coordinators, Disability Resources/Services Directors, Deans of Faculty, Provosts, Ombuds, Deans of Student Life, Deans of Student Activities, and Diversity Officers/Directors.

When:  10/07/2016, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Where:  University of Hartford, Hartford, CT

We hope you can join us for this complimentary seminar.  A formal invitation with registration and session information will follow.