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
6.5 Public Protection CE Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
6.5 PDHs Non-Credit in Hawaii
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 Public Protection/HSW continuing education hours to architects ic all states. Educators and course are not subject to preapproval for Hawaii architects.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this seminar for 6.5 LU|HSW. Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information under this course listing.
This course provides 6.5 PDHs/continuing education hours to professional engineers in all states with continuing education requirements.
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. HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects.
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 for contractors. It has not been approved by any state contractor licensing entity.
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
Kristi J. 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.
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AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC.
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation covers Americans with Disability Act and International Building Code accessibility requirement compliance, including the relationship between the two, entities and facilities that are covered, new construction and alteration requirements, readily-achievable barrier removal, new policies and procedures, and specifics about building and facility requirements.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to identify and comply with IBC and ADA accessibility standards for exterior and interior access routes, ramps and stairways, entrances and doors, toilet facility access, meeting areas, recreational areas, drinking fountains, and showers.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify and describe readily-achievable barrier removal in structures.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to discuss the relationship between Americans with Disability Act and the International Building Code accessibility standards and how these codes came to be and have evolved.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to determine which structures and facilities are covered by accessibility standards.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with structural design and construction.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 02/05/2022
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