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DLLPod62

(Running time is 39:21, filesize is 36.0MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 61 - ADA History
In this episode, Lex Frieden talks with John Wodatch. Both men were integral in the development of the Americans with Disabilities Act and in this recording, they talk about how it came about and others that were involved in the fight against disability discrimination. This episode should not be missed!
(Running time is 56:47, filesize is 52.0MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 60 - Service Animals
The ADA has always covered service animals, but new regulations issued by the Department of Justice in 2010, have either changed or clarified many of the rules regarding service animals. This podcast show, presented by attorney Jacquie Brennan, discusses the new regulations regarding service dogs, companion animals, and the use of animals other than dogs as service animals.
(Running time is 12:47, filesize is 11.7MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 59 - Ticketing
The ADA and its implementing regulations never specifically addressed the issue of ticketing under the new regulations were released by the Department of Justice in 2010. This podcast, presented by attorney Jacquie Brennan, discusses all the new specific regulations for ticketing of events and gives you a guide to even more information.
(Running time is 12:59, filesize is 11.9MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 58 - Returning Service Members
This episode is about rights under the ADA for returning service members with disabilities
(Running time is 19:42, filesize is 18.0MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 57 - New Employment Guidance from the EEOC
In March 2011, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new regulations with specific guidance for Title I of the ADA, which covers employment. The new regulations were triggered by the passage of the ADA Amendments Act, which changed the ADA, particularly with regard to the definition of disability. This podcast show, presented by attorney Jacquie Brennan, discusses the new regs and how they will affect both employees and employers.
(Running time is 27:12, filesize is 24.9MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 56 - New Regulations for Titles II and III of the ADA
In September 2010, the Department of Justice issued new regulations with specific guidance for Titles II and III of the ADA. This podcast show, presented by attorney Jacquie Brennan, discusses many of the changes brought about by these new regulations.
(Running time is 25:03, filesize is 22.9MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 55 - Lex Frieden
Meet our new show host, Lex Frieden, and hear some of the things you can look forward to in the near future!
(Running time is 10:03, filesize is 9.2MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 54 - Mobility Disabilities and Medical Care
The Department of Justice recently issued a publication on access to medical care for individuals with mobility disabilities. Jacquie Brennan discusses the new publication, which covers accessible medical treatment including accessible examination rooms, examination tables, and radiological services.
(Running time is 23:05, filesize is 21.1MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 53 - Americans with Disabilities Act and aging Americans
Pat Going talks with Shelley Kaplan about how the ADA can impact older Americans.
(Running time is 12:08, filesize is 11.1MB)
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DLLPod52
Jacquie Brennan discusses excerpts from a paper published by APSE about Employment First initiatives and strategies to advance the growing national momentum to focus on integrated, community based employment as the desired outcome for individuals with disabilities.
(Running time is 18:21, filesize is 16.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown
Healthcare Reform -- Key provisions of the newly enacted healthcare reform law, as well as frequently asked questions about the new law.
(Running time is 24:29, filesize is 22.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 50 - Service Animals Part 3
Service Animals and the ACAA: In the third part of the service animal series, Jacquie Brennan discusses the rights of air passengers who use service animals, the definition of service animal under the Air Carrier Access Act, and the documentation requirements under the Act.
(Running time is 08:15, filesize is 7.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 49 - Service Animals Pt 2
In the second part of the service animal series, Jacquie Brennan looks at the rights of individuals with disabilities who own service animals or comfort animals under the Fair Housing Act.
(Running time is 07:11, filesize is 6.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 48 - Service Animals Pt 1
This podcast discusses the definition of service animal, changes under the new proposed regulations, and how service animals are treated under Titles I, II, and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
(Running time is 12:42, filesize is 11.7MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 47 - Especially for Teens
Jacquie Brennan discusses a new information sheet published by Pacer (www.pacer.org) that provides valuable info for high schoolers about how to plan for their future by taking an active role in IEP meetings and transition planning.
(Running time is 12:25, filesize is 11.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 46 - Independent Contractors
Andy Winnegar discusses the special status of independent contractions with it comes to getting accommodations and assistive technology under the ADA
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Disability Law Lowdown 45 - American Indians with Disabilities
Andy Winnegar discusses assistive technology awareness.
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Disability Law Lowdown 44 - Judicial Estoppel
Judicial Estoppel -- Jac Brennan explains the doctrine of judicial estoppel and how it applies to some ADA employment cases.
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Disability Law Lowdown 43 - Updates
What's going on with the ADA -- Jacquie Brennan takes a look at current ADA lawsuits and settlement agreements.
(Running time is 23:36, filesize is 21.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 42 - GINA
Jacquie Brennan tells about the new regulations issued by the U.S. Departments of Health and Human Services, Labor, and the Treasury, that are designed to protect genetic information by limiting the ways in which it can be used by health insurers.
(Running time is 15:51, filesize is 14.5MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 41 - Employment Discrimination
Learn about filing an employment discrimination charge, whether with the EEOC or a local or state agency.
(Running time is 16:16, filesize is 14.9MB)
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DLLPod40
Jacquie Brennan discusses the employers can prepare for and deal with the predicted H1N1 flu virus pandemic while also complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
(Running time is 11:22, filesize is 10.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 39 - Remedies
Jacquie Brennan discusses an upcoming electronic legal bulletin from Vinh Nguyen with the Southwest ADA Center on the different remedies that are available to litigants in ADA lawsuite.
(Running time is 19:10, filesize is 17.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 38 - Employer Perspective
Jacquie Brennan discusses the results of the largest employment survey of its kind, involving employers' attitudes and concerns about hiring and accommodating employees with disabilities.
(Running time is 16:24, filesize is 15.0MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 37 - Update
Host Jacquie Brennan shares current disability law news, including DOJ settlement agreements with Atlanta, Niagara Falls, and Lewisboro, and EEOC settlement in a case involving a woman returning to work after cancer treatment, newly released figures from the Census Bureau, two new websites for people with disabilities, and an announcement about President Obama's signing of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
(Running time is 21:40, filesize is 19.9MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 36 - Transition Part 2
Part two of Jacquie Brennan's interview with Jean Ashmore on the transition from high school to college for students with disabilities.
(Running time is 19:11, filesize is 17.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 35 - Transition Part 1
Jacquie Brennan interviews Jean Ashmore from Rice University on helping students with disabilities make the transition from high school to college.
(Running time is 17:03, filesize is 15.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 34 - Air Carrier Acess Act Part 3
Part 3 in a series on the new regulations for the Air Carrier Access Act.
(Running time is 15:42, filesize is 14.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 33 - Air Carrier Access Act Part 2
Number 2 in a series on the changes to the Air Carrier Access Act.
(Running time is 12:12, filesize is 11.2MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 32 - Air Carrier Access Act Part 1
Part 1 of 4 on the recent changes to the Air Carrier Access Act.
(Running time is 13:56, filesize is 12.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 31 - Disabled Veterans
Host Jacquie Brennan explains the laws affecting exployment of disabled veterans.
(Running time is 22:14, filesize is 20.4MB)
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DLLPod30

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Disability Law Lowdown 29 - Research Projects Part 1
Jana Copeland talks about a number of research projects you can participate in. www.disabilitylawlowdown.com
(Running time is 21:37, filesize is 19.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 28 - The Legal Verse Blog
Jacquie Brennan interviews Memphis employment law attorney Joe Leibovich about his legal blog, www.thelegalverse.com, and the ADA Amendments Act.
(Running time is 13:31, filesize is 7.7MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 27 - Social Security
Jacquie Brennan answers your questions about Social Security.
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Disability Law Lowdown 26 - Transportation
In this episode, Jacquie Brennan answers your frequently asked questions about transportation.
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Disability Law Lowdown 25 - FAQs
Jacquie Brennan answers your frequently asked questions about the Americans with Disabilities Act, including specific questions about employment, state and local governments, places of public accommodation, and the ADAAA.
(Running time is 28:40, filesize is 26.3MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 24 - Fair Housing Act
Jacquie Brennan discusses reasonable accommodation under the Fair Housing Act.
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Disability Law Lowdown 23 - FMLA
Jacquie Brennan explains changes to the Family Medical Leave Act that go into effect January 16, 2009.
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Disability Law Lowdown 22 - Attendance
Jacquie Brennan explains when a change in employee attendance requirements is an appropriate accommodation, and when it's not.
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Disability Law Lowdown 21 - Employee Conduct
Jacquie Brennan discusses the EEOC guidance on applying conduct standards to employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Disability Law Lowdown 20 - EEOC
Host Jacquie Brennan talks about the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's new guidelines on applying performance standards to employees with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
(Running time is 21:12, filesize is 19.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 19 - Alcoholism and Drug Addicition
Jacquie Brennan discusses alcoholism and the illegal use of drugs under the Americans with Disabilities Act, covering issues including performance and conduct standards for alcoholics and current users of illegal drugs, workplace policies that prohibit th
(Running time is 11:50, filesize is 10.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 18 - ADAAA
Host Jacquie Brennan explains the reasons for and the impacts of the recently passed ADA Amendments Act.
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Disability Law Lowdown 17 - BBB
This time the tables are turned as Pat Going is interviewed by Katie Carrol for the Better Business Bureau's radio show, "Insights".
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Disability Law Lowdown 16 - Ticket to Work
Reporter Jana Copeland interviews Sallie Rhodes and Tom Gloss, SSA Ticket to Work Program Specialists about recent changes to Ticket to Work regulations.
(Running time is 25:31, filesize is 23.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 15 - Updates
Jacquie Brennan provides an update on recent cases and Department of Justice settlement agreements, as well as some facts and figures from the U.S. Census Bureau that were released on the anniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
(Running time is 16:59, filesize is 15.6MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 14 - HAVA
Patrick Going interviews Faith Gross about the Help Americans Vote Act
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Disability Law Lowdown 13 - Legal Updates
Jacquie Brennan brings you updates of the latest disability legal decisions.
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Disability Law Lowdown 12 - Tax Incentives
Robin Jones interviews Peter Berg about tax incentives available to businesses to offset the costs of acccessibility. www.disabilitylawlowdown.com
(Running time is 19:28, filesize is 11.1MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 11 - HIV
Jacquie Brennan interviews attorney Mitchell Katine on issues related to HIV as it relates to disability rights laws.
(Running time is 12:15, filesize is 11.2MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 10 - Disability Etiquette
Jana Copeland interviews Tracie Saab from the Job Accommodation Network on disability etiquette.
(Running time is 26:00, filesize is 23.8MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 09 - Reasonable Accommodation Basics
An overview of "reasonable accommodations".
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Disability Law Lowdown 08 -- ADA Title Two
Jacquie Brennan gives an overview of Title Two of the Americans with Disabiltiies Act.
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Disability Law Lowdown 07 - ADA Overview
Jacquie Brennan gives an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act. http://dll.ada-podcast.com
(Running time is 25:48, filesize is 35.4MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 06 -- ADA Title II
Jana Copeland interviews Pat Going on Title II of the Americans with Disability Act. Guest host, Beth Case from Disability411. Visit us at http://dll.ada-podcast.com.
(Running time is 19:44, filesize is 18.1MB)
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Disability Law Lowdown 05 - ADA and Employment
Pat Going interviews Jana Copeland about the ADA and employment. http://dll.ada-podcast.com
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Disability Law Lowdown Podcast 04 - The Hospitality Initiative
Pat Going interviews Marian Vessels about a new project aimed to make the hospitality industry more welcoming to people with disabilities.
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Disability Law Lowdown Podcast 03 -- Government Part 3
Last of the three-part series on the government. Visit us at http://dll.ada-podcast.com.
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Disability Law Lowdown 02 -- Government Part Two
Law 101 with Jacquie Brennan. http://dll.ada-podcast.com.
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Disability Law Lowdown 01 -- Government Part One
Part one of a three part series on the government and how laws are made. Visit us at http://dll.ada-podcast.com.
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Disability Law Lowdown 00 -- New Show
The Disability Law Lowdown Podcast is a new podcast that brings you everything you need to know about the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability laws. Visit us at http://dll.ada-podcast.com.
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