Seminar on Access to Buildings under the ADA

Category: Seminars & Workshops

Event Date:

Friday, September 27, 2019


9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Grand Lobby (The Downtown Toledo Train Station)
300 Martin Luther King Drive
Toledo, OH 43604

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GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

Does your job require ensuring that your agency’s buildings are accessible in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)? Looking to gain a better understanding of laws around building accessibility?

Department of Justice architect, Diane Perry, will offer an overview of ADA accessibility requirements, an informative panel will discuss the intersection of the ADA and the Ohio Building Code, and Mark Achinger from Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity will discuss the creation of a universal design floor plan at this free seminar.

Keynote Speaker:
Diane Perry, Architect, Disability Rights Section
U.S. Department of Justice

Michael Rudey, Chief Building Official, Wood County Board of Building Inspection
Valerie Fatica, attorney-at-law
David Golis, Chief Building Inspector, Lucas County
Laura Gold, J.D., Advocacy and Disability Rights Coordinator, Services for Independent Living

Guest Speaker:
Mark Achinger, Construction Site Supervisor, Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity

- Continental breakfast provide by Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments

Continuing Education:
2.5 Continuing Legal Education Credit
3 AIA LU/HSW Credits


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