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Disabilities in Shelters

July 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Disabilities In Shelters Training Workshop

July 18, 2018 – Norwalk, CT

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Disabilities in Shelters training will give shelter providers best practices on optimizing the quality of service provided to those presenting at shelters with varying disabilities. This training brings together representatives from the CT Fair Housing Center, New England ADA Center and the Americans with Disabilities Act Coalition of CT to highlight what the Fair Housing Act and Americans with Disabilities Act do to protect individuals with disabilities and outlines how they apply to shelters. Trainers will review related policies, “dos and don’ts”, and walk  through scenarios. There will also be plenty of time for Q&A.

This training will also be offered at the following locations:

  • New London County, CT – October 2018

Topics include:

  • Fair Housing Act
  • American with Disabilities Act
  • General Nondiscrimination and Reasonable Modifications
  • Ensuring Effective Communication
  • Program and Facility Accessibility


  • Stacy Hart
  • New England Americans with Disabilities Act Center and Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Sharon Denson
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Coalition of Connecticut
  • Erin Kemple
  • Connecticut Fair Housing Center


July 18, 2018
10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness