RedVector RV-10311A

ADA Guidelines 2010: General Site and Building Elements

ADA Guidelines 2010: General Site and Building Elements

1 hr. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-10311A

SME: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.

Average Rating

4 15
The Americans with Disabilities Act/Architectural Barriers Act Accessibility Guidelines (2010 Guidelines) developed by the U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (the Access Board) effectively replaces the 1991 ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) and the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS). 

The General Site and Building Elements section of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design focuses on ADA requirements for exterior spaces. This course provides criteria for basic elements within the “General Site and Building Elements” of accessibility as established by the guidelines, including:
  • General (501)
  • Parking Spaces (502)
  • Passenger Loading Zones (503)
  • Stairways (504)
  • Handrails (505)
Course Objectives
At completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • List the different types of physical and mental disabilities as covered by ADA
  • Discuss the revised regulations for Title II and Title III, the organization of the new design standards, and the standard’s intent to improve access and compliance
  • Describe the changes made to the “General Site and Building Elements” by the enactment of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
  • Explain the timeline for compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
  • Discuss the importance of compliance with the ADA
  • Identify who must comply with accessible laws and standards
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.
Rumanda Young, Ph.D. Photo
Dr. Young is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in the state of Texas and a Certified Planner (AICP).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture (BLA) from the University of Arkansas, a master’s degree in city and regional planning (MCRP) with environmental planning emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in urban planning and public policy. Dr. Young also spent time abroad in Cheltenham, England at the University of Gloucestershire focusing on sustainable development practices, environmental planning, and resource management.
Dr. Young has eight years of private practice experience, six of which working with the firm Carter & Burgess, Inc. She was involved in a variety of work including a wide range of park and recreational planning and design projects. Landscape Architectural experience ranges from preparation of detail site design plans, inventory and analysis documents, park, recreation and open space master plans, city-wide comprehensive plans, interpretive prospectus documents, construction document preparation, and preparation of grant applications and rezoning applications for cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch.  Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.

Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture.  She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).

 

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Course Reviews (15)
informative and easy to follow
By (Landscape Architect) on Nov, 22, 2021
informative and easy to follow.
Clear, concise and manageable!
By (Architect, Contractor / Trades) on Nov, 26, 2021
Clear, concise and manageable!
Good material and basically good coverage
By (Architect) on Jul, 13, 2021
Good material and basically good coverage. Only in that a couple of the exam questions were not completely covered in the material
I prefer the "less dry" versions with the instructor delivering the information and charts backing up key points
By on Jul, 28, 2021
I prefer the "less dry" versions with the instructor delivering the information and charts backing up key points.
Easy to follow
By (Engineer) on Oct, 03, 2021
Easy to follow. Good illustrations.
well done
By (Building Inspector, Contractor / Trades, Professional Organization) on Oct, 12, 2021
well done
text was clear and concise
By (Architect) on Oct, 30, 2021
text was clear and concise. hit the required points and helped with clarity,
good
By (Landscape Architect) on Nov, 07, 2021
good
Could not read some of the (dimension) text on drawings
By (Architect) on Jun, 03, 2021
Could not read some of the (dimension) text on drawings.
The material is OK, but as a "General Overview" course, there was a lot of detailed material on handrails, stairs and parking, but the ADA covers more broad information
By (Engineer) on Jul, 22, 2021
The material is OK, but as a "General Overview" course, there was a lot of detailed material on handrails, stairs and parking, but the ADA covers more broad information.
more descriptive graphics needed
By on Jul, 23, 2021
more descriptive graphics needed
Great
By (Engineer) on Sep, 16, 2021
Great
Course lacked actual photographs
By (Landscape Architect) on Sep, 21, 2021
Course lacked actual photographs.
Clearer presentation of material than other similar courses
By (Landscape Architect) on Nov, 20, 2021
Clearer presentation of material than other similar courses
Just a reading of the law
By (Architect) on Nov, 21, 2021
Just a reading of the law. Not a lot of personality.