Web Courses

Offered by the New England ADA Center

Architectural Accessibility Laws

Overview of the four major federal laws that require accessibility in new construction or alterations: the ADA, the Architectural Barriers Act, the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act.  At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different projects. Approximately 90 minutes. Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW credits from the American Institute of Architects.

Disability Rights Laws Overview

An introduction to four major federal disability rights laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different discriminatory situations. Approximately 2 hours. Approved for 2 credits from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.

ADA Title I: Employment

Who has obligations under Title I of the ADA, who has rights, pre-employment do's and don'ts, the process for identifying and providing reasonable accommodations, requirements concerning medical information and confidentiality, how to troubleshoot job performance and safety issues and the complaint process. Approximately 2.5 hours. Approved for 2.5 credits from the HR Certification Institute the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.

Fair Housing Act, Section 504 and the ADA

This course covers the rights of people with disabilities in housing under the Fair Housing Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The focus is on reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications. We will address the definition of disability, the differences between accommodations and modifications, documentation of disability that a housing provider may require, undue burden, fundamental alteration and the request process. Approximately 2 hours. A certificate of course completion is provided after passing the final exam.

Offered by Other ADA Centers and Organizations

ADA Building Blocks

An introductory web-course on the ADA organized into twelve topics. Each topic contains information as well as real-life examples and self-tests to help you apply what you've learned. Upon completion of the course, you can earn a certificate and one continuing education unit (CEU) if you meet all the "Certificate and CEU Requirements."

Access E-Learning

A ten-module tutorial about techniques that will enhance the usability of online materials for all students. Developed by the Georgia Research on Accessible Distance Education (GRADE) project at Georgia Tech.

ADA Title II Tutorial

A self-paced tutorial designed to provide you with the basic principles and core concepts of Title II of ADA. Upon completion you will be able to discuss the purpose of the ADA using a civil rights framework summarize what is required under Title II of the ADA, explain each nondiscrimination requirement for Title II of the ADA, identify the defenses or limitations of each nondiscrimination requirement for Title II of the ADA and locate and use various resources for information on the ADA. Developed by the Southeast ADA Center.

At Your Service: Welcoming Customers with Disabilities

How to effectively serve customers with a variety of disabilities. The course includes case studies and tests. Developed by the Southeast ADA Center.

Disability Awareness On-Line Seminar

Covers diversity training specific to disability awareness for Human Resource Professionals. Through this seminar you will have the opportunity to learn more about topics such as current history, myths & facts, research, tips for communication, tips for interviewing, and tips for accommodations all related to employing individuals with disabilities. Developed by Worksupport.com at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Federal Court Concepts Training Module

"Federal Court Concepts" is designed to introduce secondary and postsecondary students to the American federal court system. It contains basic information about the structure of the federal courts, what kind of cases that federal courts hear, and how to use federal court decisions in research.

Reaching Out to Customers with Disabilities

This course explains how the ADA applies to businesses in ten short lessons. Putting these lessons into practice helps you comply with the ADA and welcome a new group of customers to purchase your goods, products, and services. You may go though the lessons at your own pace and as time allows. Brought to you by the U.S. Department of Justice.

Section 508 Standards for Accessible Electronic and Information Technology

Designing Accessible Web Sites Building and Buying Accessible Software Buying Accessible Computers Opening Closed Products.