ADA + Barrier Free Courses
ADA + Barrier Free Courses

All courses on this page meet the ADA/Barrier-Free CE requirements established by California and Texas. The ADA courses contribute AIA HSW CE Hours. The courses listed include topics on: accessibility, access compliance, ADA standards for accessible design, universal design, 2010 ADA Standards, and disability access requirements. Texas ADA online courses and California Accessibility courses can be taken online anytime. The industry’s top experts have created the ADA/Barrier-Free CE courses to help maintain your CE hours. California architects need to remember to look for the Author Bio Addendum on the course overview page as CA State will ask for this information on your license renewal form.

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The McIntosh Group

The requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards are detailed and can be overwhelming to interpret. This session is designed to help you understand how they directly affect architects and engineers. We’ll break down the ADA Standards into easy to digest nuggets and give you a glimpse behind the scenes of ADA compliance.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
ADA Courses

This seminar will focus on existing buildings and how they should comply, alterations and the five elements required to be upgraded to meet the Standards once an area containing a primary function is altered.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
How Accessible is Your Work Place?

A work place is a complicated space when it comes to understanding the requirements for accessibility. Some spaces are exempted while some require full access. This seminar give an overview of what requirements exist in the ADA about work areas and when the ADA Standards apply.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00

In the 2010 ADA/ABA Standards for Accessible Design, the U.S. Access Board added requirements for residential facilities. These requirements are not for multi-family housing projects or for single family housing, but housing required to be accessible by the ADA and ABA. This course will explain the difference between the ADA and FHA requirements and teach about the technical requirements for each Standard. And will make it more clear how the ADA and the other accessibility standards make residential facilities more accessible

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
3W Studio

We will discuss codes and standards for public accommodations and accessibility. Design professionals will develop comprehensive planning and design strategies for new construction and alterations to projects in the hospitality industry. Accessible routes, public accommodations and amenities to improve the experience and independence of the user will be presented through a series of case studies and project site evaluations.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Understanding the 2010 Accessibility Standards

This session will offer a graphic side-by-side comparison of the technical standards from the 1991 and the 2010 versions of the ADAAG. It will explain the timeline of the new guidelines, detailing they take effect and when they will become mandatory. The class will also cover new sections and new elements with which compliance will be required. Focus will also be given on how this affects Texas and the Texas Accessibility Standards.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Steven Winter Associates

This one hour course highlights the common oversights architects and contractors often make when addressing accessibility on multifamily projects in two critical areas of project development: design and construction. We will review real-life examples coupled with simple solutions to help you in creating compliant projects that meet the needs of all users and the required accessibility standards. Learn how to take a proactive approach to accessible design and avoid litigation through this informative CE course!

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
3W Studio

ADAAG uses several terms to describe different types of pedestrian routes or paths through a given facility. These include: Circulation Path, Accessible Route, Path of Travel and Accessible Path of Travel. Accessibility is not limited to buildings; it is an extension of the route to the site and circulation through the site and buildings. In this course, we will review and discuss the design requirements of accessible routes.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Steven Winter Associates

On September 15, 2010, the Department of Justice published updated Title II and III ADA regulations and adopted the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. This one hour session will address substantive changes to the regulations and design criteria which became effective on March 15, 2011 and are enforceable as of March 15, 2012.

  • 1.00 Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1.00 HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00