Free Workshops on ADA Issues - July 20, 2017

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

6/30/2017

27th Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration

Free Workshops on Americans with Disabilities Act Issues

Location

James R. Thompson Center

100 West Randolph Street, Chicago

(Between Lake and Randolph & Clark and LaSalle Streets)

Date and Time

July 20, 2017

Workshop times are 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Chicago/Springfield locations are available.
 

Concurrent Workshops - Session 1

Time Title Description Presenters Location
10am - 12pm State of Illinois Employment Attend this session and hear from experienced staff members about how to obtain a job with State of Illinois agencies. Learn about the process from testing, to how to locate suitable employment and identify appropriate job titles. Find out more about the "Successful Disability Opportunities" Program and whether it's right for you. State of Illinois Central Management Services Chicago Only
James. R. Thompson Center
Room 2-025, 2nd Floor
10am - 12pm Work Incentives: The Impact on Benefits Are you receiving SSDI and/or SSI? Would you like to work or are you currently working but are worried about losing your cash or medical benefits? Come to this workshop to learn about how to make informed choices about your benefits. This program is for individuals that are considering work, seeking work, self-employed, or currently employed. City of Chicago Mayors' Office for People with Disabilities Chicago Only
James. R. Thompson Center
Room 9-031, 9th Floor

Concurrent Workshops - Session 2

Time Title Description Presenters Location
1pm - 3pm ADA Legal Update This session will review the most significant ADA cases in the last year, and discuss the broader impact these cases have had. It will cover a wide variety of issues under Titles I, II and III. Equip for Equality and City of Chicago Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities Chicago and Springfield
Chicago
James. R. Thompson Center
Room 2-025, 2nd Floor
Springfield
Telecast from Chicago
1pm - 3pm

State of Illinois

Employment

Attend this session and hear from experienced staff members about how to obtain a job with State of Illinois agencies. Learn about the process from testing, to how to locate suitable employment and identify appropriate job titles. Find out more about the "Successful Disability Opportunities" Program and whether it's right for you. State of Illinois Central Management Services Chicago Only
James. R. Thompson Center
Room 9-031, 9th Floor

Online Registration

To complete the registration to attend workshop(s), please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ada-pathways-to-work-opportunities-workshops-tickets-35348009849

Fax/E-mail Registration

____ "State of Illinois Employment"

Chicago only: 10:00a.m.- 12noon ____  or  1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. ____

____ "Work Incentives: Impact on Benefits"

Chicago only: 10:00a.m.-12noon

  ____ "Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Legal Update"*

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

Check Session Location: Chicago ________   or Springfield ________

NAME:______________________ ADDRESS: _____________________________________________

CITY: ______________________ STATE:______________ ZIP CODE: ___________________

PHONE NUMBER: ______________________ (V/TTY/VP) FAX: ________________________

E-MAIL: ___________________________________________________________________________

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTED:  YES _________________  NO _________________

IF YES, WHAT ACCOMMODATION IS REQUESTED? ________________________________________


Sites are accessible for people who use wheelchairs. Requests for interpreters or other reasonable accommodation needs should be submitted in advance of the workshop. Please provide an e-mail address for confirmation of your registration. If no e-mail is provided, written confirmation will be mailed. Please complete and return NO LATER THAN JUNE 30, 2017:

Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation

401 South Clinton, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607

FAX: 312/793-2406

E-mail: DHS.ADACelebration@illinois.gov