Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.

Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time.

Wednesday, July 21, 2021
 8:30 – 10:00 am CDT


Presented by
Jan Degenshein Architect Planner PC, with offices in Nyack, NY and Norwalk, CT

Brief history of anti-discrimination
Americans with Disabilities Act
International Building Code
Current applications of accessibility
Future implications – aging in place


  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

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Professional Engineers:
1.5 PDHs

1.5 HSW CE Hours

AIA:    (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
1.5 LU|HSW

Landscape Architects:
1.5 HSW CE Hours

LA CES:    (LA CES credits only available for attending live Webinar.)
1.5 HSW PDHs

International Code Council:
.15 CEUs (Accessibility)


Continuing Education Credit Information
See each course listing for the type and amount of each continuing education credit available. Individual courses for engineers and architects are not subject to pre-approval. HalfMoon Education does not apply for landscape courses in FL, NC, and NJ or land surveyor courses in FL, KS, NJ, TN and TX, unless expressly stated.

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 (AICP)
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
International Society of Arboriculture
Society of American Foresters
American Planning Association/APA

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

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).



Jan Degenshein

Architect Planner PC, with offices in Nyack, NY and Norwalk, CT
Mr. Degenshein’s work product embraces universal, sustainable and resilient building design innovations for government, education, housing, group homes for the disabled, medical services, religious institutions, and the hospitality industry. As a professional planner, he has represented developers before land use boards, and on the other side of the table has provided planning oversight on behalf of municipalities. Mr. Degenshein has also furnished expert testimony on complex legal planning issues. He received a B.S. degree in Architectural Sciences from Washington University in St. Louis, a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and an M.S. degree in Planning concurrently from Pratt Institute, and a certificate in Advanced Building Technology from the City University of New York, where he also undertook post graduate studies in environmental psychology. He is LEED legacy accredited and is an emeritus member of the American Institute of Architects; a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners; a charter member of the American Planning Association; and a member of the Universal Design Network.

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 ( 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: Deep Dive into Barrier-Free Requirements in Outdoor Spaces

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the Americans with Disability Act and International Building Code barrier-free provisions and requirements for outdoor spaces, such as trails, paths of travel, recreational facilities, viewing areas, picnic camping areas, and access to buildings and facilities.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to reference outdoor barrier removal standards of the Americans with Disability Act and identify what projects they apply to.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to reference outdoor barrier removal standards of the International Building Code and identify what projects they apply to.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to explain the distinction between accessibility and barrier-free design.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the increasing need for accessibility standards and practices for an aging population, which US Census data indicates one in five US citizens will be retirement age by 2030.

LUs: 1.5                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with referencing and understanding accessibility code requirements

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: None

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to 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.


Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $85.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

Streamable self-study formats are available approximately 1 week after the date of the live event.

The streamable self-study package includes an MP4 format video recording of a live webinar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed for the webinar. You will receive a PDF of the course manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

Completion of an online follow-up quiz is required for those seeking continuing education credit. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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