Kayaking, Rafting and Ziplining: Making Community Recreation and Adventure-Tourism Accessible to All

Event Date(s): 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am
Location: 
Online
Description: 
 
This 90-minute webinar will include a basic introductory overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) nondiscrimination requirements for outdoor recreational providers and operators including tips, tools, and resources for best practices. 
Participants will also gain a greater understanding of the disability market including the many ways people recreate today. 
Presenters will share and use real-life operational examples and experiences to illustrate some successful and some not-so-successful instances.  With this information comes confidence in fostering an ongoing inclusive business model to create not only ADA compliance; but a clear advantage over your competition.  Most people desire outdoor recreation for a variety of reasons.  Does your program or business model welcome and strive to make “the Great Outdoors” accessible to ALL customers?  How can I be better prepared to welcome and make “the Great Outdoors” accessible to patrons with disabilities?  Who and where can I go when I have questions?  This session will begin to provide some answers to these questions.  
 
Learning Objectives
  1. Gain a greater awareness and understanding of the general disability population and market.
  2. Learn the basic nondiscrimination requirements, obligations, and compliance issues under the ADA.
  3. Explore real-life experiences and examples of inclusive policies and procedures providers and operators have successfully implemented.
  4. Acquire disability and ADA-related resources, tools, and tips for further technical assistance and staff training.

Continuing Education Credits available:

-1.5 ACVREP credits
-1.5 CRCC credits
-1.5 ACTCP credits
-A Letter of Attendance

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Live Closed-Captioning will be available during the presentation.

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