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ADA/T24 Uncovered: A Six-Part Seminar Focusing on All Aspects of Accessibility In California
AIA Central Valley
Sacramento, CA
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ADA/T24 Uncovered: A Six-Part Seminar Focusing on All Aspects of Accessibility In California
This series of informative, affordable ADA / Title 24 accessibility seminars are specially designed to meet the new SB 1608 accessibility requirement for licensure while at the same time providing attendees with an excellent opportunity to increase their knowledge and gain a better understanding of accessibility requirements in California. The course instructor is Mark Wood, CBO, CASp principal with California Certified Accessibility Specialists who has over 20 years of experience in the accessibility arena.

Each individual course will provide 2 CAB credits and 2 AIA/CES Health, Safety Welfare (HSW) credits. Take one course or, for a discount, all six courses.

Please bring a brown bag lunch.

For questions or reasonable accommodations/alternate formats, please contact Kim Anderson at least 72 hours prior to each seminar: or 916-444-3658.

Course Outline

Session  1:  The History and Background of California Access Laws and the ADA
An excellent overview for all your staff!
Date: Thursday, August 18, 2009

Understanding Access Laws  Overview
ADA / ADAAG/T-24- Whats the Difference?
CASp and SB 1608
Occupancy Specific Requirements

Session  2: CBC Chapter 11B - New Buildings
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Public Accommodations  Overview
Building and Facility Accessibility
Restrooms and Sanitary Facilities
Transaction and Service Counters
Employee Work Areas

Session  3: CBC Chapter 11B  Site Accessibility
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Exterior Routes of Travel
Curb Ramps
Detectable Warnings
Accessible Parking

Session  4: CBC Chapter 11B  Accessibility for Entrances, Exits and Paths of Travel
Date: Thursday, November 12, 2009

Accessible Entrances and Exits
Stairways and Ramps
Walks and Sidewalks
Hazards and Detectable Warnings

Session  5: CBC Chapter 11B  Accessibility for Existing Buildings
Date: Thursday, December 10, 2009

Scope and Exceptions
20% rule and when it apples
Alterations and Repairs -How much is required?
Technically Infeasible
Historical Buildings-Overview

Session  6: CBC Chapter 11A  Overview
Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010


State Housing Law  Overview
Building Accessibility-Where Required
Existing Buildings
Common Use Areas/Facilities

Course Instructor:

Mark Wood, CBO, CASp

Mark is co-owner and principal with California Certified Accessibility Specialists (CalCASP). Marks career began working for a local contractor building houses in the mid 1970s. Mark has worked in city government since 1987 in the Building Division as a Senior Plans Examiner, Assistant Building Official, and Building Official. Mark is currently serving on the California Housing and Community Development (HCD) Accessibility Focus Group for California Building Code Chapter 11A. He is a past president and board member of the Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials (SVABO), past committee chair for the Code Review Committee and serves on the Education Committee. He is currently an accessibility instructor for the California Association of Building Officials (CALBO), and SVABO. Mark is a certified by the California Division of the State Architect (DSA) as an Access Specialist (CASp) and holds many certifications from a variety of organizations such as ICC, IAPMO, NFPA, and the State of California.



AIA Central Valley
1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
United States

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Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No