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 A publication of the New England ADA Center                            July 2013


Laugh and Learn: 

Comedians with Disabilities Panel Discussion


Comedians Photo for Laugh and LearnYou are cordially invited to attend a fascinating panel discussion hosted by ADA New England and the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) featuring comedians with disabilities, who will share their experiences with wit and honesty. Come Celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of the ADA with Jack, Veronica, Will, and Joe. They will surely make us laugh while raising awareness at the same time. 

The Laugh and Learn event will take place on July 24 from 6:30 PM to 8 PM at the Institute for Human Centered Design, located at 200 Portland Street in Boston.

Space is limited, so sign up today by calling 617-695-1225 ext. 235 or emailing Willa Crolius at


For more information about the four performers who will be participating in Laugh and Learn, read the press release that's posted on the ADA New England website.




Other ADA Celebrations in New England 


2013 New Hampshire Governor's Accessibility Awards Presentation
July 23, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Executive Council Chamber of the New Hampshire State House
107 North Main Street, Concord New Hampshire.

Join Governor Hassan as she presents each award! For more information call the Governor's Commission on Disability at 603-271-2773.


ADA Celebration Day - Boston
July 25, 2013
"Civic Involvement Breakfast"
10:30 AM
Boston City Hall, 5th Floor

ADA Celebration
12:00 PM-3:00 PM
Boston City Hall Plaza

A free event for children, families, and individuals of all abilities. Come enjoy music, food, information, friends and fun. To request accommodations call 617 635-3682 or email emaildisability@cityofboston. gov. For more information and updates, visit disability.


Vermont Center for Independent Living Presents An evening with Tom Sullivan
July 26, 2013
2:00 PM-9:00 PM
Main Street Landing Black Box Theatre
Burlington, VT

Come celebrate the ADA by spending an evening with Tom Sullivan, renowned blind Entertainer, author and inspirational speaker. For more information contact Dhiresha Blose or 802-224-1803, or visit the Main Street Landing web site.


Dunn State Park ADA Celebration
Friday, August 2, 2013

Dunn State Park

Gardner, MA

Come celebrate the ADA at Dunn State Park in Gardener, Massachusetts with adaptive sports, live music and food. For more information please contact the Department of Conservation and Recreation's Universal Access Program at 413-545-5353 voice; 413-577-2200 TTY, view the event flyer or the Dunn State Park web page.



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The New England ADA Center is a member of the ADA National Network funded by US Department of Education through National Institute on Disability Rehabilitation and Research Grant # H133A110028.