ADA Webinar: Facility Standards Update

April 9, 2012 in Community Events, Hearing Loss & Deafness, Research
The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center presents:

Accessibility and the ADA:
Facility Standards Update
Webinar Series
Due to overwhelming response, we are offering this series again!
This 3-part webinar series will focus on highlights of the new 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. The new Standards, adopted by the Department of Justice in 2010, will become mandatory for use on March 15, 2012.
Find out what’s been added, removed, revised, and reorganized. Learn what’s new from parking to plumbing!
When?
• Tuesday, March 27
• Tuesday, April 3
• Tuesday, April 10
2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Eastern
Session 1 (March 27, 2012)
This session will establish the foundation for the series. Participants will learn about the background of the Standards and where they fit in with other rules, codes, and standards; important regulatory provisions, such as the “safe harbor” allowances; new information about conventions and tolerances; new application and scoping provisions, including new general exceptions; and the new structure and format of the Standards.
Session 2 (April 3, 2012)
This session will address highlights of specific scoping provisions and technical specifications. Participants will learn about new or revised requirements related to “building blocks” (clearances, reach ranges, etc.) general site and building elements, accessible routes, plumbing elements, and communication features such as emergency alarm systems and signage.
Session 3 (April 10, 2012)
This session will continue to address highlights of specific scoping provisions and technical specifications. Participants will learn about new or revised requirements related to assembly areas, kitchens, transient lodging guest rooms, jails and prisons, residential dwelling units, and recreation facilities.
Where?
Your office! The webinar format allows you to participate online from the comfort of your location!
How Much?
What if I can’t make all the dates?
The webinar series will be archived. Registrants will be provided information on how to access the archives. Participants are urged to listen to the first session before participating in the second or third.
Can I get continuing education credits?
The webinar series has been approved for 4.5 LU/HSW from he American Institute of Architects (AIA). We can also provide a certificate of participation. Certificates and AIA Learning Units will only be awarded after verification of participation through our webinar registration system.
For more information and to register click here:
Accessibility and the ADA: Facility Standards Update Webinar Series
REGISTRATION CLOSES MARCH 17!
Questions?
Contact:
Mid-Atlantic ADA Center
(800) 949-4232 V/TTY (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV)
(301) 217-0124 V/TTY
FAX: 301-251-3762

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