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 16
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 (16)
Excellent
By (Building Inspector, Contractor / Trades, Home Inspector) on Mar, 26, 2019
Excellent
Covers Stairs and Loading areas for ADA plus other areas
By (Engineer) on Sep, 28, 2019
Covers Stairs and Loading areas for ADA plus other areas.
The material was pertinent to the course and there was good correlation between diagrams and code sections
By (Architect) on Sep, 29, 2019
The material was pertinent to the course and there was good correlation between diagrams and code sections.
Good refresher course for general information
By on Oct, 24, 2019
Good refresher course for general information.
Factual Information well-presented
By (Landscape Architect) on Dec, 13, 2018
Factual Information well-presented.
Good
By (Architect) on Jan, 09, 2019
Good
there is a lot of information in a one hour span- could easily be 2
By (Contractor / Trades) on Jun, 15, 2019
there is a lot of information in a one hour span- could easily be 2
It would be better if the course was more interactive
By (Engineer) on Jul, 10, 2019
It would be better if the course was more interactive.
well organized information
By (Contractor / Trades) on Jul, 16, 2019
well organized information
good content
By (Architect) on Jul, 28, 2019
good content
timer seemed to be off
By (Building Inspector, Professional Organization) on Sep, 04, 2019
timer seemed to be off
Course essentially just read through the guidelines
By (Architect) on Dec, 30, 2018
Course essentially just read through the guidelines. I was hoping for material that presented the material in a more creative approach.
N/A
By on Jan, 22, 2019
N/A
I have nothing else to add at this time
By (Architect, Professional Organization) on Aug, 11, 2019
I have nothing else to add at this time.
No Sound?
By (Architect) on Feb, 16, 2019
No Sound?
lots of facts, but could've used some photographs or images (other than ADAAG manual graphics) for relevance and applicability
By (Landscape Architect, Professional Organization) on Dec, 10, 2018
lots of facts, but could've used some photographs or images (other than ADAAG manual graphics) for relevance and applicability