PSA – ADA Webinar for Retail & Restaurants

By | January 6, 2023
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Retail and Restaurant ADA Guidelines

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The holidays may have passed, but shopping and dining out in the new year continue for many people, including those with disabilities. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA)¬†Accessibility¬†Standards require retail spaces and restaurants to be accessible, from the accessible route at a site arrival point to public entrances to interior spaces of establishments.¬†The next webinar in the U.S.¬†Access¬†Board‚Äės free monthly series will take place¬†February 2¬†from¬†2:30 ‚Äď 4:00 (ET)¬†and¬†provide an overview of the ADA and ABA¬†accessibility¬†requirements for parking, entrances, queues and waiting lines, food service lines, dressing and fitting rooms, fixed dining surfaces, including bar seating, sales and service counters, and checkout aisles at retail spaces and restaurants. Additionally,¬†Access¬†Board¬†Accessibility¬†Specialists will address frequently asked questions about these spaces and their elements.

Visit Great Lakes ADA Center’s Accessible Retail Spaces and Restaurants webinar webpage for more information or to register. All webinars include video remote interpreting (VRI) and real-time captioning. Questions can be submitted in advance of the session or can be posed during the live webinar. Webinar attendees can earn continuing education credits. The webinar series is hosted by the ADA National Network in cooperation with the Board. Archived copies of previous Board webinars are available on the site.

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Craig Keefner -- With over 40 years in the industry and technology, Craig is widely considered to be an expert in the field. Major early career kiosk projects include Verizon Bill Pay kiosk and hundreds of others. Craig helped start kioskmarketplace and formed the KMA. Note the point of view here is not necessarily the stance of the Kiosk Association or