Great Lakes ADA Center offering stipends for 2015 Symposium

The Great Lakes ADA Center, a member of the NIDRR-funded ADA National Network, is offering stipends to cover the cost of registration for the 2015 ADA National Symposium taking place in Atlanta, Georgia May 10th through 13th, 2015. The stipends are in the amount of $650.00 to cover the cost of registration completed by March 20, 2015. Recipients who fail to register by the March 20th deadline will forfeit their stipend. Applications will be accepted through January 30, 2015 and are only being accepted from individuals who reside in the Great Lakes Region (IL, IN, MI, MN, OH, and WI). Notification to recipients will be made by email with the first week of February to enable individuals to meet the early bird registration deadline of March 20th. Stipend recipients are responsible for their own travel arrangements and travel costs.   The registration fee includes two breakfasts and two lunches plus a networking reception. The 2015 Symposium is being held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Rooms are available at a discounted rate of $139.00 plus tax. Hotel information is available on the Symposium website.

Applications for the stipends may be completed online. Questions regarding the Symposium and the stipend program should be directed to the Great Lakes Center at 800/949-4232 (V/TTY) between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Time or by email to

The ADA Symposium includes up-to-date information regarding employment, communication, transportation, emergency preparedness, case law, regulatory updates for government and private entities, and the latest on the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. The symposium features speakers representing various federal agencies including the Departments of Justice, Education, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the U.S. Access Board.

We are posting this for information purposes as a courtesy to our readers. For questions or more information please contact the contact the Great Lakes ADA Center at 800/949-4232 (V/TTY) or by email at











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