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Stepping Thru Accessibility assists Property Owners, Architects, Designers, Building Officials, Attorneys, and others navigate today’s accessibility issues both for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as California Building Codes (CBC).

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Accessibility Compliance Consulting

We consult with Architects, Building Owners, Developers, Property Managers, Attorneys and Tenants, for accessibility issues with both the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards (ADAS) and the California Building Codes (CBC).

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Accessibility Seminars & Training for Organizations & Groups

We provide professional seminars and customized presentations intended to help your team, company, or professional organization get educated about important accessibility subjects that affect your business.

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NEW! On-Demand Accessibility Webinars

We now offer on-demand webinars in elective and self-assessment formats that earn learning units and can be used for California architecture re-licensing, CASp re-certification, AIA LU | HSW, or as self-reported for other organizations.

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Publications, Tools, and Resources

Book: ADA in Details: Interpreting the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design

ADA in Details: Interpreting the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design

ADA in Details provides visual interpretations of the ADA Standards for Accessible Design in a user-friendly format packed with practical design details.

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Multi-Family Reference Matrices

Don’t miss these new multi-family dwelling unit comparative guides of codes and federal regulations for kitchen and bathroom design.

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NEWAccessibility eBook Series

Curated collection of articles exploring accessibility for restaurants & bars, hotels & transients lodging, and restrooms.

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Stepping Thru Accessibility seminars are held through professional and private organizations. They are a perfect way to earn educational credits and deepen your knowledge of specific accessibility-related topics. Seminars are held across the country and online.

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Janis Kent is available for booking of public or private seminars. For more information, contact us.

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Stepping Thru Accessibility Blog

The Elderly – Toilets & Grab Bars – Some Thoughts

September 12, 2022

The requirements in the ADA Standards apply to toilets and grab bars used by people for independent use and include medical and long-term care facilities. But in housing that supports seniors such as in nursing facilities and assisted living residential communities, there is also the necessity to provide for assisted-use for toileting needs.

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