Upcoming Sessions


Medical Diagnostic Equipment Final Rule

Thursday, March 2, 2017

The Access Board, under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, has published a final standard addressing access for people with disabilities to medical diagnostic equipment. The standards provide design criteria that will allow ...
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Vehicles Final Rule

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Board originally issued its ADA Accessibility Guidelines for transportation vehicles in 1991. New technologies and vehicles have been introduced into public transportation necessitating an update of the guidelines. This session will include ...
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Accessible Fitness Facilities and Exercise Equipment

Thursday, May 4, 2017

The 2010 ADA Accessibility Standard and the Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Standard include provisions for exercise equipment and other elements typically found in a health club or fitness facility. This session will highlight ...
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Accessible Dining Surfaces and Bars

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards apply to a wide range of spaces in the public and private sectors and specify which elements and spaces must be accessible. This session will review how to apply these criteria to dining surfaces and bars ...
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Accessible Courthouses (A refresher)

Thursday, July 6, 2017

This session will provide a refresher on requirements in the ADA and ABA Accessibility Standards for courthouses and courtrooms. Presenters will review provisions in the standards for secured entrances, judges' benches, jury boxes, witness ...
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Surface Roughness and Rollability Research

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Rough and uneven surfaces can be uncomfortable, even painful, for people who use wheeled mobility aids. While there are ways to measure and analyze surface roughness for roadways, none are appropriate for pedestrian pathways. The Access Board ...
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Open Q & A

Thursday, September 7, 2017

This is a regular session in our webinar series that provides an opportunity to ask questions on any topic related to the Board's work and activities. Questions are welcome on the Board's accessibility requirements and rulemaking activities, ...
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