ADA Basics and Enforcement, Speaker Kelly Narowski, MA, ADAC


Date: 2/10/21

Credit: .1 CEU

Speaker: Kelly Narowski, MA, ADAC

Funding and Public Policy, Beginner Level



This course explores the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) from a civil rights framework and is designed to help increase your knowledge and understanding of the basic principles and core concepts in the ADA. The 5 titles of the ADA will be explained and real-life situations of discrimination shared. Further, disability advocacy and ADA enforcement measures will be discussed.

Learning Outcomes:

The participant will be able to identify and discuss the 5 titles of the ADA.

The participant will be able to define the general nondiscrimination requirements of the ADA and learn real-life examples.

The participant will be able to describe both ADA advocacy and its enforcement measures.

Kelly Narowski has vast experience as a disability rights advocate and professional speaker in both the military and civilian worlds. She has worked as a government contractor, having delivered hundreds of presentations for the Department of Defense. Some of her current and former positions include: Board member for both the Whole Person and the Midland Empire Centers for Independent Living, Liaison for the 82nd Airborne Division’s Wounded Warriors Committee, Army Family Readiness Group Advisor, Lead speaker for the Think First Foundation, and Advocate for the Fayetteville Council for Persons with Disabilities. Ms. Narowski is certified as an ADA Coordinator and an Army Master Resilience Trainer. She holds a master’s degree in disability studies from CUNY’s School of Professional Studies. Ms. Narowski is an accessible travel expert and avid traveler. As a wheelchair user, she has visited 45 states and 47 countries. Ms. Narowski currently lives at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.