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A1: Beyond ADA: What is Really Needed to Make Housing Accessible

A1: Beyond ADA: What is Really Needed to Make Housing Accessible

December 4, 2017
2:15 pm - 3:30 pm

Leland

Speaker:
Charles Lewis; Kevin Kelly; Martina Hedetniemi

A1: Beyond ADA: What is Really Needed to Make Housing Accessible

The Americans with Disabilities Act, and other legislation, covers the minimal needs for accessibility and has not kept up with technology. This workshop will focus on issues the ADA does not address including but not limited to operable windows and side mounted sinks as well as new technologies such as remote controlled doors, controlling locks thermostats and appliances with mobile devices.

Moderator: Charles Lewis, Senior Vice President, Conifer Realty

Speaker(s): Kevin Kelly, Vice President and CFO, Inglis Housing Corporation; Martina Hedetniemi, Kramer Marks Architects.