Office on Disability

Co-Sponsored with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Fannie Mae Corporation, NCB Development Corporation, and the Department of
Housing and Urban Development

SECOND SYMPOSIUM ON HOUSING FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Understanding Universal Design and Access Modification

Wednesday, June 30, 2004, 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM

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Time

Event

8:00 to 9:00 AM

In-Person Registration

9:00 to 9:15 AM

Welcome and Meeting Purpose

Margaret Giannini, M.D., F.A.A.P., Director, Office on Disability, Department of Health and Human Services [DOC - 41K] [HTML]

9:15 to 10:00 AM

Universal Design, Understanding Residential Universal Design

Richard Duncan, MRP, Coordinator of Training, NC State University, The Center for Universal Design [PPT - 16M] [PPT - 23K] [PPT - 29M] [PPT - 1M]

10:00 to 10:15 AM

Break

10:15 to 11:45 AM

Panel One: Lessons Learned/Promising Practices in Planning for Residential Universal Design

Constituent: Janie Scott, President, Homes for Life Coalition [PPT - 493K]

Policy: Marsha Mclaughlin, Director, Howard County Planning and Zoning, Howard County, Maryland [PPT - 3.4M] [PPT - 2.7M] [PPT - 3.3M]

Financial: Tom Carew, Director, Design and Construction Review Team, Kentucky Housing Corporation [PPT - 308K]

Technical: Kim Allen Beasley, Principal of Beasley Architectural Group specializing in accessible architecture [PPT - 4.6M]
Michael T. Rose, President and founder of the Michael T. Rose Family of Companies addressing building and developing residential and mixed-use planned communities
[DOC - 48K] [HTML]

11:45 to 12:30 PM

Action Strategies and Question & Answer Session

Michael Morris, Director, National Disability Institute, NCB Development Corporation [PPT - 35K]

Questions and Answers Addressed By:

Stephen S. Allen, Senior Business Manager, National Community Lending Center, Fannie Mae
Milton Turner, Director, Disability Rights Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Kate King, Health Insurance Specialist, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Richard Duncan, MRP, Coordinator of Training, NC State University, The Center for Universal Design

12:30 to 1:15 PM

Lunch - On Your Own

1:15 to 2:00 PM

Access Modification, Understanding What It Is and It's Importance

Richard Duncan, MRP, Coordinator of Training, NC State University, The Center for Universal Design [PPT - 7M] [PPT - 32M] [PPT - 18M] [PPT - 633K]

2:00 to 3:15 PM

Panel Two: Lessons Learned/Promising Practices in Planning for Access Modification

Service: Deborah Lisi-Baker, Executive Director, Vermont Independent Living Center for Independent Living [PPT - 88K]

Policy: Frank Pinter, Executive Director, Making Choices for Independent Living, Inc., Baltimore, Maryland (including constituent input and use of HUD Community Development Block Grant funds) [PPT -142K]

Financing: Mark Schultz, Director, Nebraska Assistive Technology Partnership, Nebraska, emphasizing use of Home and Community Based Waiver) [PPT - 63K]

Technical: Louis Tenenbaum, Contractor in Washington, DC region [PPT - 13M] [PPT - 6.2M] [PPT - 13.7M]

3:15 to 3:30 PM

Break

3:30 to 4:15 PM

Action Strategies and Question & Answer Session

Michael Morris, Director, National Disability Institute, NCB Development Corporation [PPT- 39K]

Questions and Answers Addressed By:
Stephen S. Allen, Senior Business Manager, National Community Lending Center, Fannie Mae
Milton Turner, Director, Disability Rights Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Mary Jean Duckett, Acting Director, Disabled & Elderly Health Programs Group, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Richard Duncan, MRP, Coordinator of Training, NC State University, The Center for Universal Design

4:15 to 4:30 PM

Wrap-Up

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Universal Design

Access Modification

Last Revised: May 16, 2006