More than 1 million students in the U.S. attending public schools have physical, visual, and hearing impairments. It is important that schools and their ancillary facilities be designed and constructed to accommodate all students, regardless of any disability they may have. This course will help owners, designers, and contractors gain a better understanding of how to provide these accommodations within the parameters of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
- Gain knowledge on the history of providing accessibility within the public school environment.
- Understand when school facilities are required to be accessible.
- Recognize the elements within each school facility that must be accessible.
- Learn how to design and install accessible elements and spaces within schools and their ancillary facilities.
Hours: 3 LU/HSW hours