ADA/Accessibility Consulting

How do ADA Title II and Title III Differ?

Title II and Title III approach architectural barrier removal differently to protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination. Title II and Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act have much in common. Both address provisions for equal access in the built environment. They require that new facilities and altered spaces comply with the ADA Standards …

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What is ADA Program Accessibility?

‘Program accessibility’ is a fundamental principle of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Public entities are required to make services, programs, and activities accessible to individuals with disabilities. Title II of the ADA states: “A public entity shall operate each service, program, or activity so that the service, program, or activity, when viewed …

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ANSI A117.1 Standards – 2017 Update

Updates to the ANSI A117.1 Standards further establish technical criteria for accessible and usable buildings for people with disabilities.  While the 2018 International Building Code did not adopt the ANSI A117.1 Standards -2017 update, some building codes have incorporated the revised Standard. By coordinating standards developed by government and other entities, ANSI provides guidelines that …

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Jon Hiatt Joins LCM

LCM welcomes registered architect Jon Hiatt to our ADA consulting group. Jon has focused on technical aspects of design during his 15-year architecture career.  Jon Hiatt’s work is an ideal channel for his craft and resolve to make buildings and cities more usable for everyone. Always inquisitive and a problem-solver, he has gravitated toward understanding …

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Northwestern Medicine

For many years LCM has provided ADA compliance guidance to help Northwestern Medicine make its facilities more accessible.  LCM led a comprehensive evaluation of Northwestern Memorial Hospital’s facilities, policies, and equipment as they affect people with disabilities. We surveyed over 50 diagnostic, treatment and clinic spaces supporting the hospital’s various medical disciplines. We also surveyed …

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Troy Paul Joins LCM

LCM welcomes Troy Paul to our ADA consulting group. Troy has 10 years of architectural practice experience.   Troy Paul has a multifaceted background. After earning a Bachelor of Architecture at Prairie View A&M University, Troy worked on projects ranging from a historic aqueduct system to residential high rises. His work on a teachers academy and …

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Kat Dailey in LCM office

Kat Dailey Joins LCM

LCM welcomes Katherine Dailey to our ADA consulting group. Kat energetically applies her seven years of architectural experience to make the built environment more usable for all people. Kat is passionate about using her creativity and research talents to find new solutions. A self-proclaimed maker of things, she has already invented practical devices to make …

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