Community Access Monitor Training

Published August 30, 2006 | Commission on Disability | Automatically Archived on 9/20/2006

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A two-day Community Access Monitor training session will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2006 (9-4:30) and Thursday, September 21 (9-4:00) at the Bellingham Public Library, 100 Blackstone Street, Bellingham, MA 02019.

The training will cover:  The history of disability rights, a general overview of the ADA, new construction and alterations of existing facilities, what is readily achievable, ensuring effective communication, steps to take before a survey, how to survey a facility, examples of good and bad accessibility, how to advocate for access, the rights and responsibilities of being a Community Access Monitor, and an on-site access survey.

The cost is $15 for consumers and $85 for professionals.  This covers materials and lunch.

This is a scent-free event:  please no perfume, after shave, cologne, or other scented personal products.

For more information, contact Amy Cook, Bellingham Commission on Disability, at 508-883-8019.  Registration forms can also obtained from the Sudbury Senior Center.