ADA: Access Board Webinar: Accessible Playground Surfaces (October 3)

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The next webinar in the Board's free monthly series will take place October 3 from 2:30 – 4:00 (ET) and will cover accessible surfaces for playgrounds. In this session, Board staff and a representative from the National Center on Accessibility (NCA) will present results from a recently completed study on playground surfaces that assessed how well various types of surface systems, including engineered wood fiber, poured in place rubber, and rubber tiles, perform over time. NCA conducted this research with funding from the Board.

For more information, including registration instructions, visit www.accessibilityonline.org.

 
 

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Michele Ohmes

thumbnail image Michele S. Ohmes is an Americans with Disabilities Act specialist and wheelchair user who works with public works departments, facility managers, and contractors. Her design manual — ADA and Accessibility: Let's Get Practical — is available on CD-ROM through the American Public Works Association's Web site. Author's note: Michele & Associates does not render legal advice and has no enforcement authority regarding the ADA or other federal disability-rights legislation.