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
Understanding the ADA and Meeting Accessibility Standards
History and development of accessibility laws in the United States
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 as amended
Enforcement of the ADA
Path of travel
Readily-achievable barrier removal
Entities and facilities that are covered
Doors, doorways and gates
Meeting ADA Standards
General site and building elements
Passenger loading zones
Who Should Attend
- Interior Designers
6.5 HSW CEHs
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Accessibility)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.5 HSW continuing education hours to architects in all states.
The Louisiana State Board of Examiners of Interior Designers has approved this course for 6.5 CEUs.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty are of Accessibility.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity for construction contractors. It is not approved in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.
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.
Brett P. Bayard, P.E., P.L.S.
Senior Design Engineer/Land Surveyor, Mader Engineering, Inc., Lafayette, Louisiana
Working first as a mechanical engineer in the oil industry, Mr. Bayard has the unusual distinction of holding professional engineering certifications in both Mechanical and Civil Engineering and he is also a registered professional land surveyor. He earned a degree in mechanical engineering in 1997 at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and worked as a mechanical engineer for Cooper Cameron until 2000. Since joining Mader Engineering, Inc. in 2000, Mr. Bayard has translated his skills in computer-aided design and manufacturing to the civil engineering discipline, specializing in site design, downtown redevelopment, solid waste disposal and collection, wastewater collection, historic weather analysis, transportation, and operating as surveying coordinator. He also provides training to engineers and architects from Louisiana and other states, primarily regarding ADA accessible design. He is on the Board of Governors of the American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana and serves as the Lafayette Chapter President.