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The U.S. Access Board
Courthouse Committee The Board has organized an advisory committee on courthouse accessibility.
DOJ Notice The Department of Justice issues an advance notice on revising its ADA standards according to the Board's new guidelines.
New ADA-ABA Guidelines The Board published new guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).
Workshop Report A report is now available on an international workshop on space requirements for wheeled mobility aids held last fall in Buffalo, NY.
International Outreach Board to conduct international outreach and coordination efforts.
Members Appointed President Bush names new members to the Board.
Section 508 A new course on designing accessible telecommunications products in compliance with the section 508 standards is now available.
Recreation New summaries are available on accessibility guidelines for recreation facilities.
Play Surfaces Results are in on a study the Board sponsored on play surface treatments.
Rights-of-Way Guidelines The Board identifies key issues among public comments on its draft guidelines for public rights-of-way.
Evacuation Planning Resources on evacuation and emergency planning that accommodates persons with disabilities are posted by the Board.
Classroom Acoustics New industry standard on classroom acoustics approved.
On-line Course The Board and the AIA have developed an on-line training course on ADA Accessibility Guidelines for courthouses, prisons, and children's environments.
For more news, see Access Currents, the Board's free newsletter. Also, get on the list to receive free updates.
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