2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design

Course Number: BD-2036
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: C. Gopalakrishnan, Civil Engineer
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Overview

In 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, you'll learn ...

  • The changes and updates to the ADA standards
  • How and why these changes developed
  • Specific accessibility requirements for new and existing facilities
  • What new rules and regulations are currently in development

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 48 pages

It’s no secret that it can be overwhelming to sift through extensive codes and regulations, which is certainly the case for the 279-page Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design. Beyond just helping you navigate the lengthy 2010 ADA Standards document, the goal of this course is to provide thorough insight, clarification, and commentary on the important takeaways and exactly what you need to know about the new accessibility standards.

The purpose of the DOJ’s 2010 ADA Standards is to establish scoping and technical design requirements for the construction and alteration of facilities in order to ensure access to the built environment for people with disabilities. The Standards—which revised the 1991 ADA civil rights statute regulating accessibility standards —guarantees equal opportunity for people with disabilities in public accommodations, employment, transportation, government services, and telecommunications. It outlines the minimum accessibility requirements for state and local government agencies (Title II) and commercial facilities and places of public service and accommodation (Title III).

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learn the noteworthy regulations for accessible design
  • Learn the triggering events for ADA compliance
  • What are the covered entities under Title II and Title III
  • What changed between the 1991 Statute and the 2010 ADA Standards

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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Length: 48 pages

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