Achieving Accessibility In Your Community

Course Description
Planning by communities to develop effective Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plans requires team effort, strategic approaches in thinking and resource use, and a will for sustained implementation.  This workshop will demystify the challenge of building a program of access for people with disabilities, and provide critical resources to support municipal compliance activities through a federal and state focus on the public right-of-way.  

The following topic areas will be covered during the workshop: 
The structure of state and federal disability access oversight
Current issues and trends in the enforcement of ADA and related state law
Key disability nondiscrimination principles that apply to cities and towns
The public participation mandate
The outline of transition plans and procedural requirements
Effective self evaluation and data collection strategies
Methods for prioritizing remediation and altering existing facilities
Budgeting for transition planning
Technical and policy considerations across curb ramps, sidewalks, accessible pedestrian signals, determination of maximum extent feasible, and more
Adoptable resources and funding opportunities

 

 


Credit Hours

1.0
Road Scholar Credits

0.6
Continuing Education Credits (CEUs)


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Date Session Name Location  
9/19/2019 8:30:00 AM Achieving Accessibility In Your Community-Haverhill Northern Essex Community College View Session
10/3/2019 8:30:00 AM Achieving Accessibility In Your Community-East Bridgewater Independence Associates View Session