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Illinois Accessibility Code Overview with Felicia Burton

Felicia Burton, Accessibility Specialist with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board, will present an overview of the Illinois Accessibility Code. She'll talk about how the code is being interpreted, enforced and implemented. 


Earn 2.0 LUs/HSW--ALA and AIA approved -- and get answers to some of the frequently-asked questions about the Illinois Accessibility Code (IAC), including:
  • Attorney General's Role
  • IAC Applicability
  • Important Definitions and Overview
    • Space allowances
    • Reach ranges
    • Accessible route
    • Parking
    • Curb ramps
    • Ramps
    • Stairs
    • Elevators
    • Platform lifts
    • Doors/Entrances
    • Drinking fountains
    • Sinks, toilets and lavatories
    • Bathing facilities/showers
    • Multi-story housing
    • Additions
    • Alterations
    • Historic preservation
Register today for the seminar, presented in Chicago on Nov. 15 and in Bloomington/Normal, IL on December 5. Cost is $60 for members; $75 for nonmembers.

Felicia Burton is the Accessibility Specialist with the State of Illinois Capital Development Board and serves as subject matter specialist for accessibility at CDB and is the chief interpreter of the Illinois Accessibility Code as mandated by the Illinois Environmental Barriers Act. She has more than 20 years of experience in architecture and construction project management in both public and private sectors. She holds architectural and construction management degrees from the University of Illinois Urbana/Champaign, University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin-Stout.


 

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