Capably Disabled Teachers Committee

A UTLA advocacy committee to help the Teachers network for support and to get both informal and formal LAUSD reasonable Accommodations.

2013-14 Schedule

The committee will meet on Wednesdays at 4:15-6 p.m with a dinner break around 5 p.m.. Check the posted signs at UTLA elevators for the room location, which should be room 815b. 

COMMITTEE MEETINGS ON HOUSE OF PACE NIGHT

  • Feb. 5, 2014

FREE ABILITIES EXPO

Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m.
The Los Angeles Convention Center - West Hall A - 1201 S. Figueroa St., L.A. 90015


Join us at this free event. Find solutions for physical, sensory and developmental disabilities. Don't miss essentials for seniors. Attend family sporting events and compelling workshops. Make lasting connections with others in the Community. Discover the latest products and services.COME AND BE INSPIRED BY THE STRENGTH OF OTHER CAPABLY DISABLED Children, Men and Women!

Where: Meet at the lunch tables located at the back of the conference center. Look for Janis Likstein, the committee chair, wearing a pink and yellow t-shirt with a handicap logo and pink sparkly hat. 

Day: Saturday, March 1, 2014

Time: 1 p.m.

Reimbursement: A $12 lunch and $15 parking reimbursed (bring parking stub)

RSVP: Janis Lukstein at calkeypals@aol.com

If you prefer priority entrance go to www.abilitiesexpo.com to register online


Handicapped Access

  • Limited Handicapped parking under the UTLA building with access from alley off Wilshire North down Berendo to the alley behind the UTLA building.  Wait for the grilled fence to open.
  • If the handicapped parking is full, go back to the garage and park at one of the 20 or so SPECIAL NEEDS parking spaces on the first level, area just past the parking lot guard shack. 
  • Be sure to walk across the alley and to the right of the grilled gate to the shipping door to walk down the hallway to access the basement elevator and avoid the steep stairs.

Officers

JANIS LUKSTEIN
Committee Chair
Calkeypals@aol.com
310-283-8907 (cell)
 

CAROL CONNER:
Committee Vice Chair/Liaison
Resource Advocate for Disability Access at UTLA/LAUSD
cc4change@prodigy.net
Baldwin Hills Elementary (323-938-6342)
 

BOB ROCKHOLD

Resource: Adult Education Special Services Counselor
North Valley Occupational Center

rockon2k@yahoo.com
Mon.-Th 8-3pm
1 818-365-9645  ext. 451
 

PATRICIA CHAPPELL
Resource: Reasonable Accommodation and March CSUN Disabilities Conference in San Diego
Cabrillo Avenue Elementary
(310- 832-6446)
 

TOM ALFANO
UTLA Committee Staff Liaison
talfano@utla.net
800-556-UTLA
- helps coordinate Area Reps passing out applications and info on LAUSD Reasonable accommodation and the committee.

The Committee's Guide Page

Tips for applying for Reasonable Accommodation through LAUSD by the UTLA Capably Disabled Committee

Related Links

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Job Accommodation Network