Service Animal Identification and ADA Titles I, II, and III
Brian Rogers and Bob Amelio
Thursday, November 5, 2015
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Autism Connection of PA
35 Wilson Street #101
Pittsburgh, PA 15223
Continuing Education Credits Available:
Act 48 and Social Workers
Brian Rogers has over 24 years of experience in Civil Engineering as it relates to the ADA and accessibility, 20 years of teaching experience with children with disabilities, 5 of those as a PA registered teacher.
Bob Amelio has 28 years life experience dealing with a mobility disability which gives a unique perspective to performing accessibility surveys and ADA trainings for the past 14 years. He is a Certified Accessibility Inspector/Plans Examiner.
Brian and Bob run the Community Accessibility Program at LVCIL. The program has helped numerous businesses and outdoor facilities become accessible utilizing the latest standards, technology, and interactive teaching style. Some of the places that have benefited from the program are: Blair County and surrounding municipalities, Lehigh University, DeSales University, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Wildlands Conservancy, Lehigh Valley Zoo, Good Shepherd Hospital, Lehigh Valley Community Emergency Response Team, Lehigh County Animal Response Team, Allentown Parks and Recreation, and many more.
This training will take you through interactive PowerPoint’s with question and answer sessions. We will discuss the various types of animals out there and what the difference is between a service animal, emotional support animal, or therapy animal.
The second half we will discuss the three main portions of the ADA:
· Title I Employment,
· Title II Public accommodation,
· Title III Private Entity.
We will discuss the ADA laws as they pertain to each title.
At the conclusion of this program, participants will:
- Ask the proper questions to identify the difference between service animals, emotional support animals, and therapy animals, and the rights of each of them in public places.
- Recall the proper procedures of the hiring process as it relates to Title I of the ADA.
- Recognize Public entities rights as well as citizens’ rights and the rules that each should follow as they relates to Title II of the ADA
- Describe Private entities rights as well as citizens’ rights as they relate to Title III of the ADA.