Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

In the News - 2014 ADA Symposium - May 9, 2014

The Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and Professional Standards offered their second free ADA Symposium on May 9th, at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center. The event was well-attended and included architects, advocates, attorneys, engineers, building code officials, contractors, ADA administrators and coordinators, human resource professionals and others.

Presenters from Boley Centers, Inc.; LMS Larry M. Schneider, AIA; U.S. Department of Justice; and U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission informed the audience on a wide range of relevant topics, answered questions from the audience, and shared key developments in ADA implementation and enforcement. Coach Howard Schnellenberger served as the keynote speaker.

Special thanks go to our Event Sponsors:

  • Broward County, Port Everglades Department
  • Humana
  • Goren, Cherof, Doody & Ezrol, PA
  • Publix

Valuable Information Shared at 2014 ADA Symposium

Educational materials distributed at our ADA Symposium, held May 9, 2014, included:

Valuable Information Shared at 2012 ADA Symposium

Educational materials distributed at our first ADA accessibility symposium, held January 25, 2012, included:

For more information regarding Broward County’s commitment to the Americans With Disabilities Act or upcoming events, call 954-357-6500 or 954-357-7888 (TTY).

About Us

The ADA team coordinates the efforts of Broward County Government to implement and comply with the Title II provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The ADA team serves as a technical advisor to all County departments, divisions and offices on the ADA and other disability related laws and issues, serves as staff liaison to the Advisory Board for Individuals with Disabilities (ABID), and monitors the County's ADA Compliance.

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