​​​​​​​​​​​​​Celebrate the 31st Anniversary of the ADA​


 2021 hosted a webinar series in recognition of the Americans with Disabilities Act
 (ADA) 31st anniversary. 

ADA Celebration Webinar Series Videos and Resources (2021)

  • Speaker
    • Judy Heumann, disability rights activist and author

Week two

Behavioral Health​

  • Speakers 
    • Russell Lehmann, award-winning and internationally recognized motivational speaker, and poet;
    • Jim Davis, Oregon Disabilities Commission (ODC) chair as well as a psychologist, gerontologist, educator, and advocate ​​​

Week three ​

Intersectionality, Social Construction of Disabilities and Disability Justice

  • Speakers 
    • Erin Taylor of the OHSU Oregon Office on Disability and Health and the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities 
    • Sabine Rear, the Oregon representative of the Northwest ADA Center who is also an artist, speaker and educator 
    • Missy Elliott, service equity manager for the Oregon Department of Human Services Office of Developmental Disabilities Services
    • Nicole Burdsall, of the Oregon Department of Human Services Office of Aging and People with Disabilities

​Week four 

Inclusive Emergency Planning and COVID-19 Equity​

ADA Celebration Videos (2020)