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Indiana Disability Rights Supported Decision-Making Website

Information courtesy of Indiana Disability Rights

Indiana Disability Rights has launched a new website dedicated to providing trusted resources about Supported Decision-Making (SDM).  SDM is a disability accommodation for people who need assistance in the decision-making process. Think about when you have to make a big decision, like buying a car. You might talk to a partner or your friends, or ask a mechanic for advice, or go online to read reviews. This process is seeking “support” to help you make a decision.

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Indiana State Museum App for People with Visual Impairments

Information courtesy of the Indiana State Museum

The Indiana State Museum has launched a new app designed for people who are blind or have visual impairments. The Indiana State Museum Guide includes an audio tour guide to artifacts and interactive exhibits, with descriptions of each stop on the tour. Audio instructions and floor guides create guideposts which make it easier for visitors to navigate the museum. The app even calls out any potential obstacles, obstructions or changes in flooring.

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A Parent’s Guide to Supporting Your Student with a Disability Abroad – Webinar September 18

Information courtesy of PACER and Mobility International USA (MIUSA)

On September 18, tune in to an informative webinar for parents on how to support your student with disability while they are studying or volunteering abroad. The webinar will cover questions like:

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Best Practices in Accessibility for Training and Dissemination – Webinar September 11

Information courtesy of The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD)

When you are giving a presentation, it is important to consider the needs of your audience. On September 11, the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) will present an informative webinar on delivering accessible presentations. Tune in to learn how to prepare and present material in an accessible way for a wide range of disabilities.

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Federal Facilities & the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard – Webinar September 6

Information courtesy of the ADA National Network, the Great Lakes ADA Center, and the US Access Board

On September 6, the Great Lakes ADA Center will present an informative webinar on making federal facilities accessible to people with disabilities. Learn about the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard, the complaint investigation process, and the steps involved in resolving complaints. The webinar will also cover the most common barriers to accessibility these complaints.

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