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Presenter: Kristi J. Avalos

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Agenda:

A Two-Day Webinar Series!

Complying with Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Part I
Monday, May 18, 2020, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm CDT

Fair Housing Act Design Standards Development and Application

    Fair Housing Act overview
   Laws and standards related to accessible design
   ANSI A117.1 (2009) accessibility standards
   Impact of Americans With Disabilities Act standards and building codes
   Covered buildings
   Types of disabilities addressed by guidelines


Accessible Building Entrance on an Accessible Route

   Building sites 
   Public transit and parking
   Accessible exterior routes 
   Accessible entrances
   Buildings with and without elevators


Accessible and Usable Public and Common Use Areas

   Covered public and common use areas
   Exterior public spaces 
   Exterior and interior parking
   Interior common use areas: lobbies, recreational areas, bathrooms, 
      showers and kitchen facilities



Complying with Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements Part II
Tuesday, May 19, 2020, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT

Usable Doors and Accessible Interior Routes

   Main entry doors, secondary doors and closet doors
   Accessible routes into and through covered units
   Route widths and floor levels


Accessible Environmental Controls and Grab Bars

   Electrical outlets and controls
   HVAC controls 
   Locations for grab bars
   Reinforcing locations for grab bars


Usable Kitchens and Bathrooms

   Clear floor space at kitchen appliances
   Kitchen, appliances, cabinets, counters and pantries
   Which bathrooms, fixtures must comply?
   Clear bathroom floor space requirements
   Bathroom fixtures, cabinets and grab bars


Case Studies of Compliant (and Non-compliant) Designs




Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.


Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.


Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.

GoToWebinar App requirements: 
Windows 7 - 10 or Mac OSX Mavericks (10.9) - macOS Catalina (10.15)


Web Browser:
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled


Internet connection:
 Minimum of 1Mbps       Hardware: 2GB RAM or more


For more information, visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors

Architects
     7.0 HSW CE Hours
     7.0 AIA LU|HSW

Professional Engineers
     7.0 PDHs

International Code Council
     .7 CEUs (Accessibility)



Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education Certifying Entities:
   American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (No. J885)
   International Code Council (No. 1232)
   Landscape Architect Continuing Education System
   American Institute of Certified Planners (APA)
   Boards of Engineering: Florida (No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), 
     Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), North Carolina (No. S-0130), 
     and North Dakota.
   Course-by-Course Providers: Association of State Floodplain Managers

HalfMoon Education is deemed a New York-approved continuing education provider for engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). NY landscape architects: §79-1.5(i)(2).

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: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00

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

AIA Info:

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (cesupport@aia.org or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

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: Complying with Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This seven-hour live lecture presentation thoroughly examines accessibility requirements for multi-family building under the Fair Housing Act.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to comply with Fair Housing Act (FHA) accessibility requirements for building entrances and routes to entrances.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to comply with FHA requirements for usable public and common areas, including covered public and common use areas, parking, lobbies, recreational areas, bathrooms, showers, and kitchens.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with FHA requirements for usable doors, including primary, secondary, interior and closet doors.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with FHA requirements for light switches, electrical outlets, thermostats, and other environmental controls in accessible locations.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to comply with FHA requirements for reinforced grab bars, usable kitchens and usable bathrooms.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with design, construction, and code compliance.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 01/27/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to doug@halfmoonseminars.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.