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Upcoming Webinars & Trainings

Accessible Pedestrian Trails and Shared Use Paths

August 05, 2021
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
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Presenters: | Bill Botten | Juliet Shoultz |
ABA outdoor Streets & Sidewalks webinar
Enjoying a hike, a bike ride, a walk, a run, or a roll along a scenic route is a healthy way to spend time. This webinar will review the differences between accessible pedestrian trails and shared use paths. Presenters will review the technical and scoping requirements in the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Standards for newly constructed or altered pedestrian trails on federal sites, as well as proposed supplementary provisions for shared use paths. Presenters will also address some frequently asked questions and common sources of confusion concerning accessible pedestrian trails and shared use paths. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits.

Common Sources of Confusion in the ADA and ABA Standards

September 02, 2021
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
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Presenters: | Bill Botten | Sarah Presley | Scott Windley |
ABA ADA Building & Sites webinar
Certain provisions in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards are prone to misinterpretation and generate many of the technical assistance inquiries the Access Board receives. This webinar will review and clarify common sources of confusion in the standards, including application of the standards in new construction and alterations, work and dining surfaces, toilet rooms, signs, accessible routes and ground surfaces, and other areas and elements. Session participants are encouraged to share their own areas of confusion and submit questions in advance of the session. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits.

Section 508 Best Practices: The Civil Rights Complaint Portal: An Accessibility Journey

September 28, 2021
01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
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This webinar session will provide an overview by staff from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and 18-F at the General Services Administration (GSA) on a collaborative effort to improve accessibility and user experience of DOJ’s Civil Rights Reporting Portal. The team consolidated a complex process involving dozens of unique reporting pathways into a single streamlined accessible user experience. Project team members from DOJ and 18F will review improvements of the functionality of the external user interface and the data collected and increased analysis and response efficiency. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can receive a participation certificate.

Plumbed Elements: Lavatories and Sinks, Washers and Dryers, and Saunas and Steam Rooms

October 07, 2021
02:30 PM - 04:00 PM
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Presenters: | Phillip Bratta | Josh Schorr | Scott Windley |
ADA ABA Building & Sites webinar
The Access Board will soon issue new technical guides on various plumbed elements covered in Chapter 6 of the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards, including lavatories and sinks, washers and dryers, and saunas and steam rooms. In this webinar session, presenters will review the guidance, clarifications, and best practice recommendations provided in the new guides and explain how to meet various provisions for these fixtures and appliances. They will also address frequently asked questions and common sources of confusion. This webinar will include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits.