From the Information Specialists' Desks
Updates & Upcoming Events
NCHPAD is Hiring!
Exciting news! NCHPAD is currently seeking a motivated professional to join our team as an information specialist. To learn more about the position, visit http://www.lakeshore.org/about-us/employment/. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
NCAA Employment Opportunity
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is hiring an Associate Director for its Office of Inclusion. The hiree will serve as a member of the Inclusion staff and is responsible for providing and enabling programming and education, developing and implementing strategies, policies and programs that will facilitate a diverse and inclusive culture across dimensions of diversity including, but not limited to age, race, sex, class, national origin, creed, educational background, disability, gender expression, geographical location, income, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation and work experiences for student-athletes, coaches, and athletics administrators within the NCAA membership.
To learn more and apply, visit http://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc02/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=NCAA&cws=1&rid=987
Unique Training Opportunity for Youth Sport Coaches
Join Up2Us Sports, the nation’s leading trainer in Sports-Based Youth Development, for a 4-day certification course on how to use sports to address sport and life skills development for youth in under-served communities. You will be joining nearly 100 other coaches in a highly interactive curriculum that focuses on trauma-sensitive coaching.
Upcoming training dates in 2015:
- Boston, August 15-18
- Miami, August 29-September 1
- Los Angeles, September 19-22
For more information, please contact Caitlin Barrett, Director of Training, at email@example.com.
Inclusive Sports, Recreation and Exercise for Individuals with Disabilities
This webinar will provide information on creating inclusive sports, recreation activities, and exercise programming for people with disabilities, as well as the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design for recreational facilities. Presenters includ Andy Winnegar from the Southwest ADA Center and NCHPAD's own Bob Lujano!
- Wednesday, August 26
- 3pm ET
Effective Communication and the ADA
Effective communication methods are used to ensure that people of all abilities can fully receive and comprehend messages and content being presented to them in any number of formats. Effective communication may be used in any number of settings, including healthcare, government agencies and services, transportation, and employment. This webinar will address effective communication requirements under the ADA, as well as how they have been interpreted via regulations and legislative action.
- Wednesday, September 16
- 2pm ET
UMass Medical School Survey Requests for Mothers with Disabilities
Looking for participants for an online survey for mothers with physical or mobility disabilities
UMass Medical School would like to learn about the health care experiences of mothers with physical or mobility disabilities during pregnancy. To find out if you are eligible, go to the survey website and answer a few brief screening questions: http://survey.umassmed.edu/moms_disabilities. If you prefer to complete the survey over the phone, please call 1-888-368-7157 to speak to the research staff. (UMMS IRB ID: H00001202)
Se buscan participantes para una encuesta en línea para madres con discapacidades físicas o de movilidad Facultad de Medicina de UMass (UMass Medical School) desea aprender sobre las experiencias de atención médica de madres con discapacidades físicas o de movilidad durante el embarazo. Para averiguar si usted es elegible, vaya al sitio web de la encuesta y responda unas breves preguntas de selección: http://survey.umassmed.edu/moms_disabilities. Si prefiere completar la encuesta por teléfono, por favor llame al 1-888-368-7157 para hablar con el personal de la investigación. (UMMS IRB ID: H00001202)
Accessibility of Accommodation Facilities
Drs. Lauren Lieberman and Ozkan Tutuncu from the Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education at the College at Brockport, SUNY, are conducting a study to determine the accessibility of accommodation facilities in the life experiences of people with disabilities.
They have created a questionnaire for people with disabilities, their families and traveling companions to determine experiences, opinions, barriers, successes, etc. The questionnaire should take approximately 10 minutes to complete, and the results are expected to help improve the accessibility of tourism facilities.
The questionnaire can be accessed online here: http://www.gumus.com/survey/
For additional questions related to the survey, Dr. Tutuncu can be reached via email: firstname.lastname@example.org