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Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC

Presenter: Kristi Avalos

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Nashville, TN

Scarritt-Bennett Center
1008 19th Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37212
Phone: 615-340-7500

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
  • Interior Designers
  • Other
  • Contractors
  • Home Inspectors

Architects
     6.5 HSW PDHs
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 HSW PDHs

Interior Designers
     6.5 HSW PDHs

Tennessee Code Inspectors
     6.5 Core Fire Contact Hours
     6.5 Core Building Contact Hours

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

Contractors 
     Non-Credit CE


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW PDHs to Tennessee architects, engineers, and interior designers. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

Architects and engineers seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to apply the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance, Division of Fire Protection, has approved this course for 6.5 Core Fire contact hours and 6.5 Core Building contact hours.

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

This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. HalfMoon Education is not seeking contractor continuing education approval in any state.

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 Avalos

Kristi 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.