1. Title: Universal Design - Module 1:
Universal Design and Home Modifications
2. Keywords/Themes: New Marketplace, Long-Term
Care, Disability, American with Disabilities Act, Building Codes, Modifications,
Independence, Universal Nine, Strategy for Implementation
There are eight
sections in this course:
Section 1: How Are We Changing?
Section 2: The ADA and Building Codes
Section 3: Universal Design and Home Modifications
Section 4: Determining a Strategy for Implementation
Section 5: Additional Resources
Section 6: Funding/Financial Information
Section 7: Project Opportunities
Section 8: Design Scenarios
There are review
questions at the end of Sections 1 through 4. These review questions will
provide you with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills presented in
these sections. There is a post-test at the end of the course.
For a full
description of requirements for receiving a Certificate of Completion, please
go to the "Certificate of Completion Information" page.
Intended Audience: professional home builders, remodelling contractors,
and related building trades
After completing this module, participants will be able to:
Discuss the changing demographics and implications on the built
Discuss the ADA standards that might be applicable in the design
and construction of a residential setting.
Review examples of Universal Design concepts in a residential
Review site consideration.
Provide product, materials, design solutions and resources.
Provide information regarding funding opportunities.
Provide information of possible sources of project work and
Pre-requisites/Learning Level: No Pre-requisites
7. Competencies addressed:
Core Competencies for Public Health
Domain 4: Cultural Competency Skills
4A3. Describes the ways diversity may influence policies,
programs, services, and the health of a community
4A5. Addresses the diversity of individuals and populations when implementing
policies, programs, and services that affect the health of a community
8. CEUs Offered: none
9. Cost: Free
10. Modality/format: Online Self-Pace
11. Length: 3 hours
12. Presenter(s) and/or Content
Experts: Kelly Dinges
13. Technical requirements:
- Adobe Acrobat Reader
- Flash Player
14. Registration requirements: Register a free account
15. Creation and/or update: March 29, 2013