Concerned if your facility is Accessible? We survey existing buildings and help you create a strategy to be Accessbile on an on-going basis. Are you an Architect or Designer plannin an alteration and have Accessibility challenges? We evealuage existing buildings, review proposed plans, and help strategize which elements need to be addressed. Are you an owner, tenant, attorney, or manager faced with accessibility concerns? Our expertise can help you formulate a plan to address issues, avoid problems, and get educated.

Consulting Services

  • Specialize in Accessibility, both federal and California requirements
  • Design and construction drawing evaluation
  • Facility surveys, detailed reports
  • Perform CASp inspections per California requirements
  • Research, analyze, and review questions and determinations on Access issues
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Customized Learning

Stepping Thru Accessible provides customized seminars and professional training for Architects, Civil Engineers, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, Property Managers & Others. Topics include:
  • Doors & Gates
  • Existing Buildings
  • Parking & Passenger Drop Offs
  • Commercial Restrooms
  • And more...
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Customized Learning

Accessibility Workshop: Stepping Thru Existing Buildings – Scoping
October 3, 2014
AIA DC

Stepping Thru Accessible Doors & Gates
October 10, 2014
AIA Santa Barbara

Stepping Thru Accessible Signage
October 10, 2014
AIA Santa Barbara

Stepping Thru Accessible Restrooms
October 15, 2014
Los Angeles, CA

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Janis' Blog

Lodging Guest Rooms — A Quick Overview

July 28, 2014

Janis Kent, Architect, CASp © July, 2014 Guest rooms in hotels, motels, and other short stay facilities can be quite complex with all of the requirements. There are one set of requirements for mobility rooms, another set of requirements for […]

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About Us

Stepping Thru Accessibility assists Building Owners, Architects, Building Officials, and Attorneys navigate today’s accessibility issues both for Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as well as California Building Codes (CBC). Founded in 2009 by Janis Kent, CASp, Architect, AIA, the company offers consulting services, customized learning, professional seminars and reference materials. Learn more »

Stepping Thru Accessible Details

by Janis Kent CASp, Architect, AIA

Compilation of over 100 architectural details and specifications based on the 2010 ADA with a color-coded overlay of the 2010 California Building Codes. UPDATED to include the 2010 July Supplement, August Emergency Express Terms, more. Learn more »