Understanding ADA: Guidance and Practical Takeaways for Student Affairs Professionals

with Paul Grossman

About This Course

Delivered by Paul Grossman, one of our nation’s leading experts on disability law, this live briefing will cover key components of recent changes to the Americans with Disability Act and tie in practical considerations for student affairs professionals. 

About

Delivered by Paul Grossman, one of our nation’s leading experts on disability law, this live briefing will cover key components of recent changes to the Americans with Disability Act and tie in practical considerations for student affairs professionals.  Participants will be provided with opportunities for discussion guided by case scenarios that will engage legal issues that student affairs professional may encounter.  Sample topics of discussion include how the recent changes to ADA affect eligibility for support services and resources on campus and guidance on service and comfort animals.   

The following topics are scheduled to be discussed:

  • Judicial trend away from summary judgement
  • More students covered by Section 504 and the ADA
  • Students need less documentation to establish eligibility
  • Service Animals
  • Emotional Support Animals
  • Scrutiny of institution websites by external agencies and organizations