Designing for Accessibility under TAS, ADA Standards and IBC for Texas
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Day One: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
8:30 am – 12:15 pm (including a 15-min. break)
Day Two: Wednesday, June 30, 2021
8:30 am – 12:15 pm (including a 15-min. break)
Presented by Kristi Avalos
Designing for Accessibility under TAS, ADA Standards and IBC for Texas Day One
Tuesday, June 29, 2021 | 8:30 am – 12:15 pm (including a 15-min. break)
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, IBC and TAS
Entities and facilities that are covered
Readily-achievable barrier removal
New policies and procedures
Designing for Accessibility under TAS, ADA Standards and IBC for Texas Day Two
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 | 8:30 am – 12:15 pm (including a 15-min. break)
Meeting State and Federal Access ADA Standards including the IBC
Path of travel
Exterior accessible routes
Ramps and stairways
Entrances and doors
Interior accessible routes
Accessible toilet facilities
Accessible kitchen facilities
Assistive listening systems
Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and
Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards
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International Code Council
.7 CEUs (Accessibility)
7.0 HSW CEPHs/CE Hours (including 1.0 hour in barrier-free design)
7.0 AIA LU|HSW
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 7.0 HSW CEPHs/continuing education hours to architects and interior designers, including 1.0 hour in barrier-free design, licensed in Texas. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in Texas.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this event for 7.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance is reportable to the AIA/CES.
Professional engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in states other than Texas will be able to claim the hours earned at this seminar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility (Preferred Provider No. 1232)
This webinar offers contractors a non-credit continuing education opportunity. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing entity for continuing education approval.
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).
President and CEO of Accessology Too, LLC
Ms. Avalos is a nationally renowned leader in providing accessibility-related services and is a sought-after speaker with a knack for using an upbeat approach to help others understand the complexities of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). With over 40 years of experience, she provides expert witnessing on ADA, 504, Federal Housing Administration, and Air Carrier Access Act legal cases. In 1990 she founded Accessology Too, LLC which is a national leader in providing accessibility consulting services and is one of the largest U.S. firms dedicated solely to accessibility and access issues. Since its founding, Accessology has worked closely with the Department of Justice and the U.S. Access Board to remain knowledgeable and adept with the constant changes that occur regarding ADA guidelines. Accessology has worked on numerous multi‐million-dollar projects to impact accessibility compliance during all stages from schematics to construction and final inspections. Since 2005 Accessology has specialized in the development, execution, and monitoring of the required ADA Transition Plans for Title II entities to help them avoid access-related litigation since so much litigation is tied to not having a Transition Plan on file. Ms. Avalos and her team at Accessology are committed to removing structural and attitudinal barriers that adversely impact people with disabilities.
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Course Title: Designing for Accessibility under TAS, ADA Standards and IBC in Texas
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course examines accessibility requirements of the Texas Accessibility Standard, the Americans with Disability Act, and the International Building Code and the relationship between them.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the relationship between the Texas Accessibility Standard (TAS), the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and the International Building Code (IBC) and the buildings they cover.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners wil be able to identify readily-achievable removal of accessibility barriers in structures.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to comply with TAS, ADA, and IBC provisions for paths of travel, accessibile parking, ramps, entrances and doors, stairways, and recreational facilities.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to comply with TAS, ADA, and IBC provisions for interior accessible routes, toilet facilities, showers, drinking fountains, signage, assembly areas, and assistive listening systems.
LUs: 7.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Experience with site development and inspection and an awareness of stormwater runoff issues
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 04/26/2024
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