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Ability Tools Calendar

We have a full calendar of trainings and events with Ability Tools for 2018 and beyond! We make it our goal to reach out to the community for local events and trainings. If you have a suggestion for an event or training to add on our calendar, please contact us.

Accommodations
If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate in an Ability Tools training or event, requests must be made ten business days prior to the training or event by emailing us at accommodations@abilitytools.org or contacting 1-800-390-2699 or 1-800-900-0706 TTY.

List of Ability Tools Trainings & Events

Ability Tools May 2018 Southern CA In-Person Training Register for Training Thursday, May 31st, 2018 • 10:00AM - 3:00PM (PST)

Sponsor Organization: Independent Living Resource Center, inc

Presenters: Independent Living Resource Center, inc & Valley to Sea Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence

Type: In-Person Training
Category: Ability Tools
Location: Independent Living Resource Center, inc • 423 W. Victoria St. • Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Description:
I. 10:00 – 10:15am - Welcome / Introductions / Updates from Ability Tools

II. 10:30 – 11:45am –  Independent Living Resource Center, inc.:  Danielle Anderson, Executive Director & James Cencer, Assistive Technology Program Coordinator

People with disabilities and older adults are often most impacted during a disaster. Learn how AT programs can support people with disabilities and older adults through personal preparedness and community planning efforts and during a disaster

III. 11:45 – 1:00PM – Lunch (on your own)

IV. 1:15pm- 2:30pm- Valley to Sea Chapter of Canine Companions for Independence: Alan Howell, Community Outreach Coordinator & Assistance Dog “Sir”

Canine Companions will be on site with dogs in training to discuss the importance of services animals, the laws protecting the rights of people with disabilities

V. 2:30pm- 3:00pm- AT Problem Solving Session: This time is an opportunity for individuals to voice their AT questions or concerns and start a conversation with others involved in the AT community.

Materials:
May 2018 Ability Tools Southern Regional Meeting Agenda.doc

Accommodations:
If you need additional accommodation(s) to participate in an Ability Tools training or event, requests must be made ten business days prior to the training or event by emailing us at accommodations@abilitytools.org or contacting 1-800-390-2699 or 1-800-900-0706 TTY.

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List of Other Trainings & Events

2018 Independent Living Conference Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 • 9:00AM - 5:00PM (PST)

Sponsor Organization: California Foundation for Independent Living Centers

Type: Event
Category: Other
Location: Sacramento Convention Center (3rd Floor Meeting rooms) • 1400 J Street • Sacramento , CA 95814

Description:
The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers is excited to organize and host the second annual Independent Living Conference. Last year's launch was a huge success and brought in more attendees than expected. This year we hope to bring together even more participants with the theme, Collaboration & Solidarity.

This year's workshop topics will include:
-Youth Transition
-Long-Term Services & Support
-Emergency Readiness & Recovery
-Systems Change Advocacy/Community Organizing
-Intersectionality

For more information and to register visit: http://cfilc.org/conference/information.php

Participants are encouraged to stay and attend the 14th Annual Disability Capitol Action Day on Thursday, June 7 at Cesar Chavez Park the day after the conference.

14th Annual Disability Capitol Action Day Thursday, June 7th, 2018 • 10:00AM - 3:00PM (PST)

Sponsor Organization: Disability Action Coalition and CFILC

Type: Event
Category: Other
Location: Cesar Chavez Park • 910 I street • Sacramento , CA 95814

Description:
Disability Capitol Action Day is an annual event coordinated by The Disability Action Coalition as an opportunity for people of cross disabilities and their allies to come together in solidarity for learning, resources, unity and to share the current issues that affect their daily lives.

For more information and to register visit: http://disabilityactioncoalition.org/