10/06-07/2020 – Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and IBC – National Webinar

Audience:  Architects, Engineers, Interior Designers, ICC

Seminar Agenda

Presented by Kristi J. Avalos


Day 1:   10/6/2020

Times are CDT
8:30 – 12:15   Complying with Federal and State Accessibility Requirements
                            (Includes 15-minute break)
                            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
                            Entities and facilities that are covered
                            Scoping requirements
                            Readily-achievable barrier removal
                            New construction
                            New policies and procedures
                            Safe harbors


Day 2:   10/7/2020

Times are CDT
8:30 – 11:45     Meeting Standards in ADA Standards and the IBC
                            (Includes 15-minute break) 
                           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
11:45 – 12:15     Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and
                           Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards


Course Objectives:              

  1. Learners will understand the relationship between accessibility requirements in the International Building Code (IBC) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards.
  2. Learners will identify requirements for new construction and alterations.
  3. Learners will understand how to comply with accessibility standards for ramps, stairways, entrances and doors.
  4. Learners will discuss requirements for toilet rooms, showers, drinking fountains, kitchen facilities and assembly areas. Learners will learn how aerobic treatment and subsurface drip irrigation systems work.
  5. Learners will analyze anticipated developments in accessibility standards.
  6. Learners will understand the relationship between ADA federal requirements, state requirements, and building codes.
  7. Learners will identify entities and facilities that are covered by the ADA.
  8. Learners will get tips on interior and exterior accessible routes.
  9. Learners will review anticipated developments in codes and standards.
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Oct 06 2020 - Oct 07 2020


8:30 am - 12:15 pm

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