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 (IBC)\
Development of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for
Relationship between ADA federal requirements,
state requirements, and building codes
Entities and facilities that are covered
Readily-achievable barrier removal
New policies and procedures
Meeting Requirements in ADA Standards and the IBC
Path of travel
Exterior accessible routes
Ramps and stairways
Entrances and doors
Interior accessible routes
Accessible toilet facilities
Accessible kitchen facilities
Assistive listening systems
Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and
Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards
Who Should Attend
- Interior Designers
7.5 Florida HSW Cont. Ed. Hours
6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units
6.5 FL Area of Practice CE Hours
Florida Interior Designers
Course approval pending
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Accessibility)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers continuing education hours to architects and engineers in most states.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Florida architects (Provider No. 0001388; License No. PVD394). The course is approved for 7.5 HSW continuing education hours.
The American Institute of Architects has approved this event for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Provider No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. The AIA approves LUs using a 60 minute hour versus the Florida Board of Architecture and Interior Designers 50 minute hour. Only 6.5 HSW LUs can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education has applied for Florida interior designer continuing education approval, which is pending. Please confirm course approval prior to registering for this course.
HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education provider for Florida professional engineers (Provider No. 0004647). This course qualifies for 6.5 Area of Practice continuing education hours.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York architects. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility.
Attendance will be monitored and reported, as required. 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.
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 and architectural barriers, she proudly offers training on both federal and state accessibility standards throughout the US.