Agenda

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

Tuesday, March 29, 2022
8:30 am – 12:15 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)
Wednesday, March 30, 2022
8:30 am – 12:15 pm CST (incl. a 15-min break)

 

Presented by:
Kristi Avalos

Agenda Day One
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 Accessible Design
Relationship between ADA federal requirements and IBC: which code applies to which project?
Entities and facilities that are covered
Scoping requirements
Readily-achievable barrier removal
Alterations
New construction
New policies and procedures
Safe harbors

 

Agenda Day Two
Meeting Standards in ADA Standards and the IBC
Path of travel
Accessible parking
Exterior accessible routes
Ramps and stairways
Entrances and doors
Interior accessible routes
Accessible toilet facilities
Showers
Drinking fountains
Signage standards
Accessible kitchen facilities
Assembly areas
Assistive listening systems

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

 

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 can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.

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Credits

Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

Architects:
7.0 HSW CE Hours

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

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Accessibility)

 

Continuing Education Credit Information
Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC
This webinar offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York 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). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .70 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

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).

Speakers

Kristi 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.

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: Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the 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 Objectives:

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: 7.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with building code interpretation and compliance

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 08/28/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to tcase@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.