Establishing a Successful Accessibility Team

Course Description

Providing meaningful, Two visitors sitting in an accessible canoe exhibit in a museum.quality, accessible experiences for individuals with disabilities at NPS units is the goal of a successful accessibility team. This webinar session will identify the key personnel who might be included in an NPS accessibility team, discuss best practices and lessons learned from leaders in the field, explore ways that the accessibility team can impact park experiences, and identify accessibility-related training opportunities and resources that are available to parks.


Jeremy Buzzell, NPS Accessibility Program Support (WASO)
Peetz Brouillette, Regional Accessibility Coordinator (Regions 8, 9, 10, 12)
Richard De La O, Accessibility Program Manager – Golden Gate National Recreation Area/Muir Woods National Monument/Fort Point National Historic Site
Michelle Cook, Accessibility Program Manager, Eppley Institute for Parks and Public Lands (Indiana University)


After viewing this video, you should be able to:

  • Discuss the ways that an accessibility team can be helpful to the park
  • Identify key personnel that are recommended to be included in an NPS accessibility team
  • Describe how the team would work with park personnel who need to be involved in accessibility at parks
  • Discuss best practices and lessons learned in accessibility program teams
  • Discuss the NPS Accessibility Competencies
  • Identify training opportunities and resources for accessibility-related topics


This video is a recorded webinar session presented in January 2021.  The presenters audio describe visual elements of the webinar presentation.

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