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2021 1-Hour | Webinar | CRASCA Report Requirements and Benefits

1 hour of Continuing Education Credits were issued for DSA CASp Certification Renewal and International Code Council (ICC).

A Certificate of Attendance cannot be issued to individuals who did not attend the live webinar session. 

You may self-report to DSA, and ICC for continuing education credits.


This webinar will cover the requirements for the contents of a CRASCA Report under the Construction Related Accessibility Standards Compliance Act. The definition and legal protections afforded a “qualified defendant” will be identified and discussed. In addition, the details of how a CRASCA report can help to reduce or eliminate damages to be paid will be reviewed.


  • Understand the contents required to be included in a CRASCA Report.
  • Understand the meaning of the term “qualified defendant” and how it is obtained.
  • Understand the benefits of a CRASCA report and how a report can reduce or eliminate damages.
  • Identify which types of entities CRASCA Reports apply to.


  • CASI Member: $35
  • Non-Member: $100

SPEAKERS: Cris Vaughan and BJ Dietz Epstein, M. Arch, CASp

Cris Vaughan is admitted to practice law in California and Nevada, as well as various federal district courts, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. He is a certified accessibility specialist who assists businesses in complying with state and federal accessibility laws, thus avoiding or limiting the expense of litigation or damage claims. He has lectured and taught seminars to business and professional groups throughout California on a wide range of ADA issues and access compliance. He has also represented a number of public entities and served as a deputy county counsel where he litigated civil rights, employment and personnel matters.

BJ Dietz Epstein, M. Arch, CASp, is a Senior Designer at the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco. There, she reviews signs for compliance with the ADA and California Building Codes and teaches others about accessible signage. She also designs and creates tactile graphics and maps for people who have visual disabilities.


Ms. Epstein has a wide range of experience providing training to others, from training small local signage manufacturing companies, to giving talks at national and international conferences on tactile reading.