ADA/Accessibility Program - Part 2 Compilation of ADA Design Guidelines


4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Part 2*: A review of the history of ADA from inception to California code. A variety of accessibility topics will be discussed and examined from types of buildings and functions of buildings, legal cases, and available training resource. *You can still attend Part 2 without having attended Part 1

AIA CES Approved Course 2.5 LU | HSWs (Also fulfills CAB Accessibility Requirement for 2021 License Renewal)


AIA, Assoc. AIA + Allied Member: $25 | Non-member: $50

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will review the basics of ADA design and current ADA codes and how the codes affect design in positive and challenging ways.
  2. Participants will examine legal cases surrounding the ADA/Accessibility and the role of architects in the cases.
  3. Participants will review variations of building types – low rise, high rise, urban, rural.
  4. Participants learn how to make changes in the design (new and old) based on inspector requirements to make sites equitable and safe for people with handicaps.

Dr. Saum K. Nour, is a licensed Professional Engineer in Civil, Electrical, and Mechanical and practices in 30 States. Fellow American Society of Plumbing Engineers, active in code participation, writing articles, and co-founder of and blogs at Saums Blog. Dr. Nour is a frequent lecturer at USC School of Architecture ARE sessions as well as ADA. He was the founder of the Absolute Consulting Engineers in Newport Beach 30 years ago.

Saum K. Nour, Ph.D.
PE Civil, PE Electrical, PE Mechanical, CPD, CFPE, LEED AP, AIA Associate
ASPE Fellow
33 Years of Engineering

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