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This webinar is NOT approved for DSA CASp certification renewal, LU/HSW continuing education credits for the American Institute of Architect (AIA), or continuing education credits for the International Code Council (ICC).

Site Inspections, Tips from the Field
JUNE 25, 2021
10:30am - 12:30pm PT

This webinar reviewed the process of a field review including understanding how to develop an agreement with the client, the different tools needed and how to effectively use them, the different styles of “telling the story” or presenting the results of your review, and a quick discussion about dimensional tolerances and how they may apply to different types of reviews.


  • Introductory – Most beneficial to learners new to a knowledge area, skill, or attribute.
  • Intermediate – Most appropriate for learners with general knowledge about the topic.
  • Advanced – Most useful for individuals with significant knowledge of the topic.
  • Update – Most fitting for learners with a background in the subject area who desire to keep current

SPEAKER: John Rife Torkelson, RAS, CASp, APA ADA Specialist

John Rife Torkelson founded theACCESSpartnership, l.p. in 1997 to provide consulting services relating to accessibility for the ADA, FHA, and local building codes nationwide for architects, building owners, and institutions. He is licensed with the State of Texas and California; serves as an Accessibility/Usability Specialist with the International Code Council; and, is a recognized expert on Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA). In addition, has acted as a third-party expert working on behalf of both the Plaintiff and Defense with clients as varied as the United States Department of Justice, The Equal Rights Center, and the National Fair Housing Alliance.

John is both a founding member and past president of the Accessibility Professionals Association and a member of the Certified Access Specialist Institute.