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Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC

Presenter: Kristi J. Avalos

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Denver, CO

Holiday Inn Denver Cherry Creek
455 South Colorado Blvd.
Denver, CO 80246
Phone: 303-388-5561

This seminar is closed or full.

Agenda:

Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:15 - 4:30 pm


Complying with Federal and State Accessibility Requirements

   History and development of the International Building Code (ICB)

   Development of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design

   Relationship between ADA federal requirements, state requirements, and building codes

   Entities and facilities that are covered

   Scoping requirements

   Readily-achievable barrier removal

   Alterations

   New construction

   New policies and procedures

   Safe harbors


Meeting Requirements in IBC and ADA Standards

   Path of travel

   Accessible parking

   Exterior accessible routes

   Ramps and stairways

   Entrances and doors

   Interior accessible routes

   Accessible toilet facilities

   Showers

   Drinking fountains

   Signage standards

   Accessible kitchen facilities

   Assembly areas

   Assistive listening systems

   Recreational facilities


Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Landscape Architects
Architects

     6.5 HSW PDUs/Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units


Landscape Architects

     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs


Professional Engineers

     6.5 PDHs


International Code Council

     6.5 Contact Hours


Contractors

     Non-Mandatory CE


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects and landscape architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states, including Colorado architects.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35),North Carolina, and North Dakota.

This seminar is approved by the International Code Council for 6.5 contact hours (.65 CEUs) in the specialty area of Accessibility.

This event also offers a continuing education opportunity to construction contractors, but it has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Kristi J. Avalos

President and CEO of Accessology Too, LLC
Ms. Avalos is president and CEO of Accessology Too, LLC, a firm dedicated to providing consulting services to building owners, architects, municipalities and company owners regarding compliance with state and federal disability laws. Ms. Avalos founded Accessology in 1990 after 12 years in the airline industry, where she played a crucial role in ensuring industry compliance with the Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA). Since then, Accessology has grown to provide not only state plan reviews and inspections, but also national and international consulting services. Considered a true expert in her field, Ms. Avalos is also a sought-after witness for ADA/ACAA legal cases and has been named on more than 40 cases nationwide. Recognizing the value of educating others on the importance of removing attitudinal architectural barriers, she proudly offers training on both federal and state accessibility standards throughout the US.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $269.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $269.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $249.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.