- Great Lakes Region ADA Anniversary Tool Kit
- The ADA Legacy Project
- ADA National Network Anniversary Tool Kit
- Accessible Technology Bulletin - Vol. 8 Issue 4
- ADA Case Law Digest - Vol. 4 Issue 3
- Great Lakes Chronicle - Vol. 10 Issue 9
- Accessible Technology Webinar Series
September 25th, 2014, 2014 1:00 PM (Central Time) »Android is Accessible. Really.
- Section 508 Best Practices Webinar
September 30th, 2014 1:00 PM (Central Time) »"Accessibility for Gov Communicators: Tactics and Techniques You Can Use Today to Keep Your Projects on the Right Side of Section 508 Rules"
- AccessibilityOnline Webinar Series
October 2nd, 2014 1:30 PM (Central Time) »Accessibility Standards - "Building Blocks" - A Refresher
The Great Lakes ADA Center's mission is to increase awareness and knowledge with the ultimate goal of achieving voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. This is accomplished within targeted audiences through provision of customized training, expert assistance, and dissemination of information developed by various sources, including the federal agencies responsible for enforcement of the ADA. We are not an enforcement or regulatory agency, but a helpful resource supporting the ADA's mission to "make it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality."
The Great Lakes ADA Center is a member of the ADA National Network which is comprised of 10 regional centers funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), a division of the U.S. Department of Education.
The six states within the region served by the Center include: Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. We have established ADA Affiliates in each state that represent the business community, government agencies, disability rights groups, and other interested parties. The Great Lakes Affiliates enhance the Center's mission of voluntary compliance of the ADA utilizing local resources to provide trainings, technical assistance, and engage in capacity building around the ADA in the state.