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 Accessible Design
Relationship between ADA federal requirements, state requirements, and
Entities and facilities that are covered
Readily-achievable barrier removal
New policies and procedures
Meeting Standards 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
6.5 HSW CE Units
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 HSW continuing education units to architects and 6.5 PDHs to professional engineers in all states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in New Hampshire.
Attention New Hampshire architects: Your licensing board relies on each licensee to determine and claim appropriate credit hours regarding SD and HSW classification.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Courses approved by the AIA qualify for New Jersey and District of Columbia architects. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
The New York State Education Department considers courses as approved for New York State mandatory continuing education for professional engineers if the sponsor’s courses are approved by the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System and are in approved subject areas.
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), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility.
This course offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing board.
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.
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.