Overview of the four major federal laws that require accessibility in new construction or alterations: the ADA, the Architectural Barriers Act, the Fair Housing Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different projects. Approximately 90 minutes. Approved for 1.5 LU/HSW credits from the American Institute of Architects.
New England ADA Learning team
Valerie Fletcher (Principal Investigator), Kathy Gips, Oce Harrison
Helen O'Keefe, David West, Ana Julian, Stacy Hart
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An introduction to four major federal disability rights laws: the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, the Fair Housing Act, and the Air Carrier Access Act. At the end of the course you should be able to determine which laws apply to different discriminatory situations. Approximately 2 hours. Approved for 2 credits from the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.
Who has obligations under Title I of the ADA, who has rights, pre-employment do's and don'ts, the process for identifying and providing reasonable accommodations, requirements concerning medical information and confidentiality, how to troubleshoot job performance and safety issues and the complaint process. Approximately 2.5 hours. Approved for 2.5 credits from the HR Certification Institute the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification.