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 (ADA) 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


   New construction

   New policies and procedures

   Safe harbors

Meeting Requirements in IBC and ADA Standards

   Path of travel

   Accessible parking

   Exterior accessible routes

   Ramps and stairways

   Entrances and doors

   Interior accessible routes

   Accessible toilet facilities


   Drinking fountains

   Signage standards

   Accessible kitchen facilities

   Assembly areas

   Assistive listening systems

   Recreational facilities

Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards



     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers

     6.5 PDHs

Interior Designers

     6.5 PDHs

Landscape Architects

     6.5 HSW Contact Hours
     6.5 LA CES HSW PDHs

International Code Council

     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 6.5 HSW PDHs to architects, engineers, interior designers, and landscape architects in most states, including Tennessee. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Tennessee.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885) and the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System for 6.5 HSW PDHs.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor for architects and landscape architects in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.

The International Code Council has approved this course for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility.

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.


Russell Gammon

ADC, Inc.

Accessibility Consultant with American Disabilities Consultants, Inc.Mr. Gammon has several years of experience with technical service and ADA compliance, having served as vice president and lead consultant with ADC, Inc. He holds certification in Architectural Engineering Fundamentals from Southwest Tennessee Community College, and has received training on accessible rights of way, ADA accessibility guidelines, fair housing, and facilities compliance. He has received specialized training from the U.S. Access Board at the National ADA Symposium of The Great Plains ADA Center, and he has received training in the Fair Housing Act Accessibility Requirements from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. ADC, Inc., works with business ownersto help them expand their customer base by showing them how to make their goods and services more readily accessible to persons with disabilities. They help municipalities and organizations make their programs and services more easily accessed by citizens with disabilities. ADC shows business and government leaders how to bring their programs and facilities into full compliance with the Americans withDisabilities Act in the most efficient, cost-effective ways. They also help clients satisfy requirements made of them as a result of lawsuits and Department of Justice settlement agreements, and they show clients how to avoid such lawsuits by being proactive in their compliance withthe ADA.