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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 (IBC)
   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 Standards in ADA Standards and the IBC

   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

Architects
     6.5 HSW CE Units
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

Contractors
     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.

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 and architectural barriers, she proudly offers training on both federal and state accessibility standards throughout the US.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

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