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ADA / Accessibility Program Accessible Signage

October 27 @ 5:00 pm 6:30 pm

$15 – $30 AIA LBSB Members $15 | Non-Members $30 (plus service fee)

This live program meets the California Architects Board ADA course requirement for 1.5 hours for your 2021 license renewal. If you have already fulfilled your 2021 CAB Accessibility hours and you are within 23 months of your next CAB renewal month, these hours may be applied toward your 2023 CAB license renewal.

Description: 

Attendees will review required accessibility signage and their attributes required for compliance. Overview of requirements, review of examples of actual installations, shop drawings, and common mistakes made.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Attendees will receive an overview and discuss different sign types; text, symbols, braille, and geometric signs needed to provide safe movement in and around a building or public setting.
  2. Attendees will learn when compliance is required and understand the ADA Codes mandatory to make indoor and outdoor common areas safe for people with disabilities.
  3. Attendees will learn and understand the attributes required for compliance and the importance (not just the law) of providing safe, well-marked, and guided environments for disabled individuals.
  4. Attendees will review common signage mistakes by viewing various examples. Through discussion, attendees will identify correct and incorrect use in real settings.

Presenter:  

Afshan Afshar, AIA, CID, LEED AP

AA Architecture

Ms. Afshar is an AIA member architect with over 30 years of experience in commercial and public facilities, with a focus on interior architecture and accessibility. She has been involved with Access related work since 1991. Ms. Afshar is also CID, LEED AP and CASp certified.

Note: Webinar log-in will be sent via email one day in advance of the program. Attendance will be taken during the program using a link to an online form.