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Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC

Presenter: Kristi J. Avalos

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Columbia, SC

Columbia Marriott
1200 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 803-771-7000

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
   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 CE Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Landscape Architects
     6.5 HSW CE Hours
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs - Accessibility

Contractors
     Non-Credit Cont. Ed.


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. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in South Carolina.

This event has been approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885) and the Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida (Sponsor No. 0001388) and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects and landscape architects 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.

The International Code Council has approved this seminar for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility.

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for course 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: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

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