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Preventing Discrimination against Children with Disabilities


June 2, 2015, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Preventing Discrimination against Children with Disabilities

Sponsored by Rutkin, Oldham & Griffin, LLC

June 2, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Children with healthcare challenges are protected by Federal Law, yet violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) persist. We must ensure justice for these vulnerable children.

Please join us. Presentations and panel discussion include attorneys, medical professionals, child welfare advocates and families of children who suffer from unjust discrimination.

 

Enforcing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Federal Legal Protections and Enforcement Strategies

 

Moderator

Bonnie Roswig, Senior Staff Attorney
Medical-Legal Partnership Project, Center for Children’s Advocacy

 

Presentations and Panel Discussion 

An Overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Ndidi N. Moses, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Connecticut                                                 

U.S. Justice Department – Enforcement of the ADA
Vanessa Roberts Avery, Assistant U.S. Attorney, U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Connecticut 

Enforcement of the ADA – Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Civil Rights
Anne-Sophie Whitaker, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights
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Litigating ADA Violations
Play Areas and the ADA: What you need to know
Attorney Lisa Perkins, Law Office of Lisa Perkins

 

Panel: Advocates and Constituents – Linking Legal Protection with Community Experience

 

RSVP: ewilson@kidscounsel.org

Date:
June 2, 2015
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Contact:
Elizabeth Wilson
Phone:
860-570-5327 ext 230
Email:
Where:
Stamford Government Center, 6th Floor Training Room
888 Washington Boulevard
Stamford, CT 06901 United States
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