Free EARN Webinar

April 20, 2011 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

EARN presents:

Introduction and Analysis of EEOC’s Final Regulation
Implementing the ADA Amendments Act of 2008

Thursday April 28th, 2011
2:00 to 3:30 EDT

EARN logoTopics to be Covered

  • Purpose of the ADAAA
  • Definition of Disability
  • Application of Standards under the ADA, as Amended by the ADAA, to Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Modifications to the Structure of the ADA, as Amended by the ADAAA
  • Other Provisions of the ADA, Including Discrimination and Defenses, Not Affected by the ADAAA


Robert “Bobby” Silverstein, J.D.
Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, PC

Currently, Mr. Silverstein is a principal in the law firm of Powers Pyles Sutter & Verville, P.C. where his practice focuses in the areas of disability, health care, rehabilitation, employment, education, social security, and civil rights. He also serves as director of the Center for the Study and Advancement of Disability Policy where he directs actions research and analysis of disability-related policy issues. For over a decade, Mr. Silverstein served in various capacities on Capitol Hill, including staff director and chief counsel to the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Disability Policy where he was the behind-the-scenes architect of 20 bills enacted into law including the Americans with Disabilities Act and several reauthorizations of the Rehabilitation Act and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Mr. Silverstein received his J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, 1974 and his B.S. Economics from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (cum laude), 1971. Mr. Silverstein is the recipient of more than 10 national awards, including the Distinguished Services Award of the President of the United States. Bobby has worked extensively with USBLN® over the years, including conducting a webinar for USBLN® shortly after the ADAAA was enacted into law.

Register for this free webinar at:

The day before the event, all those who have registered will receive an e-mail message with instructions on how to log in to the Webinar.

If you have questions please e-mail Maria Hopko at or call 607-254-8311.

Maria Hopko, Project Assistant
201L Dolgen Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853-3901
Phone: (607) 254-8311
TTY/TDD: (607) 255-2891

Credit to EARN


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