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Quinn deMenna To Speak At AAFS Conference On February 19

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Quinn deMenna, Director of Architecture and Senior Living at Alberto & Associates, will be speaking at the 67th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Orlando, Florida on February 19.  Quinn will be speaking on a panel of architects and researchers who will describe a white paper written by the group that may be the impetus for proposed supplements to the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards for Accessible Design and the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) 2009 A117.1 Standard for Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities.

The white paper, underwritten by the AIA – ADA Task Force and the Rothschild Foundation, describes potential additions to ADA and ANSI design requirements based on research conducted at Georgia Tech and multiple senior living facilities.  Quinn will be speaking on best practices in design for nursing homes and assisted living facilities that have been developed for toileting and bathing facilities.