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April showers will bring May flowers, but the month won’t, however, enroll you in your mandatory CE Units. That you must do yourself. We’ve partnered with aecKnowledge to make the 2015 Accessibility Courses, well, more accessible to you. Click here to learn more.

2015 Accessibility Courses

  • Provide guidance on the latest accessibility codes including CBC, ADA and IBC
  • Deliver valuable HSW credits
  • Fulfill state licensing requirements (including California SB1608)
  • Include downloadable diagrams and transcripts as reference material
  • Offer series discounts to individuals and group rates for firms

1.     Designing for All-Integrated Universal Design

Presented by: Bill Leddy, FAIA, designer of the award-winning Ed Roberts Campus, a widely cited example of innovative Universal Design

2.     Architecture Beyond Sight

Presented by: Chris Downey, AIA, one of the few practicing blind architects

3.     Universal Design is Good Design—Part One

4.     Universal Design is Good Design – Part Two

This two part course features projects selected for their outstanding commitment to Universal Design principles. Presented by, Stephan Castellanos, FAIA, Executive Director, California Commission on Disability Access, Steve provides commentary and narrative about how and why certain decisions were made that enables the project to be designed “beyond the code”.



The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the National AIA organization.

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