Accessibility and ADA: Facility Standards Update Webinar Series: Session 2
This 3-part webinar series will focus on highlights of the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. The Standards, adopted by the Department of Justice in 2010, became mandatory for use on March 15, 2012.
Find out what's been added, removed, revised, and reorganized. Learn what's new from parking to plumbing!
Presented by Nancy Horton, Information Specialist with the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center. Ms. Horton has nearly 25 years of experience in the disability field, including working as an accessibility specialist at Centers for Independent Living, and providing consultations and architectural plans reviews for Eastlake, Derry & Associates.
• Session 1: Thursday, January 30
• Session 2: Thursday, February 6
• Session 3: Thursday, February 13
This session will address highlights of specific scoping provisions and technical specifications. Participants will learn about new or revised requirements related to "building blocks" (clearances, reach ranges, etc.) general site and building elements, accessible routes, plumbing elements, and communication features such as emergency alarm systems and signage.