ADA Day: June 27, 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013
ADA Day: Accessibility for California Architects
Presenter: Jan Garrett, J.D., Pacific ADA Center
Location: AIA East Bay, 1405 Clay Street, Oakland, CA 94612
Cost: $100 AIA Members / $140 non-members
Includes coffee, fruit and lunch

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This 5-hour presentation will complete all California required ADA/Accessibility hours for architects’ 2013 licensure renewal.

Participants will achieve an understanding of how to create accessible design of the built environment, including how the Americans with Disabilities Act and California law regulate and facilitate that accessibility. Topics will include:

• Why a basic understanding of disability awareness is important to architectural accessibility

• Relevant provisions of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulations

• California laws & regulations relevant to accessibility, including new laws

• Key concepts from the 2010 California Building Code (CBC) & a brief preview of changes for 2013

• ADA & CBC obligations for new construction and alterations

• Key differences between the 1991 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

• Special emphasis on housing accessibility under CBC & ADA


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