The ABC’s on ADA
HumanitiesDC is hosting a workshop on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on Thursday, February 27, 2020. Our featured speaker is Betty Siegel, Director of VSA & Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Betty is a nationally recognized cultural rights defender and leader, who specializes in delivering workshops, training and presentations, on the compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Title I, II and III, and the Rehabilitation Act Section 504.
All are invited to attend the workshop which will touch on several legal, ethical, technological, design, and financial aspects involve in ensuring that cultural spaces and programs are accessible. Walking through the history of laws, regulations, and standards governing the treatment of people with disabilities, she will provide insight into the gradual advancements in accommodation and accessibility that occurred with the passing of the American with Disabilities Act (ADA).by