Training & Consultations
Through presentations and training, Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living provides disability awareness to businesses, government, community, and educational groups. We also provide demonstrations on assistive technology devices.
Outreach to service providers, public and private, to increase their AT-related knowledge and skills to better support people with disabilities in Education, Employment, Transition & Community Living.
Additional training topics can be found at ATTopics2008.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The basic requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act are taught in simple, understandable terms. Our goal is to educate people about the core concepts and principles in both the ADA and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008. Hospitality & Disability, Standards for Accessible Design, Mid-Atlantic ADA Update, Disability Diversity in the Workplace, Distance Learning and we all Customized Trainings to meet your organizations specific needs.
Additional training topics can be found at Trainings.
Acceptance By Learning Experiences, is a hands-on disability awareness program. This training allows people to “try on a disability” to gain first-hand insight about barriers people with disabilities face. This training is geared towards any population from school students to agencies and corporations. Project A.B.L.E. simulates disabilities like cerebral palsy, dyslexia, autism, attention deficit disorder, blindness, and other physical disabilities. This training can be done on your site with your staff, or you may come to RTFCIL.
Sensitivity, Etiquette & Awareness
This training program is designed to educate the public about people with disabilities. By increasing awareness, we aim to dispel stereotypes, teach disability etiquette, and inform people about the law. Common respect, courtesy, and eliminating the awkwardness some people feel interacting with a person with a disability, are our goals. We can tailor any presentation to your specific needs.
Additional On Demand trainings are found at Training-on-Demand.