Barrier Removal & the ADA

Including Universal Design Principles

September 14, 2017
Ann Arbor, MI

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Co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, ADA Michigan, Great Lakes ADA Center, and the University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering

This course is currently at capacity. Walk in registrations are not available. To be placed on a wait list email:


This program focuses on community barrier removal and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Attendees will learn about ADA requirements, how to improve access and universal design principles.


Business owners/managers, code officials, architects, contractors, disability advocates and anyone interested in accessibility and universal design.

This program has been approved



September 14, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Registration starts at 8:30 am

Registration Fee

$10 per person, the registration fee includes course materials, continental breakfast, and buffet lunch.

No refunds will be provided for this course.

Registration will close on September 7, 2017.

Scholarships are available. Contact with your request.


Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Parking is free at this location.


Every effort will be made to ensure that participants have full access to this program. Requests for specific accommodations will be collected during the registration process. The deadline for requesting accommodations is August 31, 2017.


Rooms are available for $110/night plus tax until August 30, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Near the University of Michigan, 3600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105. Contact the hotel directly 734-769-9800 to make a reservation, stating that you are a registrant for “ADA Conference”. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel arrangements and payment.

The University of Michigan has accredited this course as 0.5 CEUs.

Funding is provided through a grant from the Great Lakes ADA Center, located at the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is made possible by Grant #90DP0091-01-00 from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute on Disability, Independent Living and Rehabilitation Research.