Historic buildings and facilities provide rich histories to learn about the past and help give a sense of place to people, including those with disabilities. This webinar session will provide an overview of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) accessibility requirements for historic buildings and facilities. The presenters will review ADA and ABA technical requirements and exemptions, best design practices, and recommendations for making historic sites and facilities accessible. Additionally, National Park Service staff will discuss agency approaches to providing facility and programmatic accessibility to a range historic buildings and facilities. 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.
Continuing Education Recognition Available
|AIA HSW CES
|California Architects Board
|Certificate of Attendance
Ray Bloomer, Accessibility Specialist , WASO, Accessibility Support Program, National Park Service
Bill Botten, Training Coordinator and Senior Accessibility Specialist, U.S. Access Board
This session is accepting questions from registered users. After you have registered to participate in this session, you can submit your questions on your Account Manager page. Please note: the number of questions will be limited and submissions will be closed well before the session starts to provide time to prepare answers.
In order to register for this webinar you will need to create an account and provide, at a minimum, your name, email address, phone number, city, and country. If you do not wish to create an account, you may watch this webinar after it has been recorded. Webinars are typically posted two days after the live session. You can access previously recorded webinars on the Great Lakes ADA Center AccessibilityOnline Archives webpage. Be advised that in order to obtain continuing education credits, you must register and create an account. See Continuing Education Recognition Request Policy.