Readily Achievable Barrier Removal: What Does It Mean 15 Years Later?

Tuesday, September 20, 2005


Numerous buildings remain inaccessible to individuals with disabilities 15 years after the passage of the ADA. The requirements for existing buildings remain one of the most misunderstood provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Numerous lawsuits and complaints have arisen due to the lack of barrier removal by retail and business establishments on main streets across the country. Tune into this session to learn more about the requirements for "readily achievable barrier removal" and how it applies to a place of public accommodation.


Robin Jones MPA, COTA/L, ROH, Director & Instructor , Great Lakes ADA Center