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Catherine DeutschlanderBeauty is in the Eye of the Beholder

Accessibility Specialist through the state of MN - AS756518

May '19 - Present

An Accessibility Specialist can assist in identifying barriers for your business and developing a readily achievable barrier-free plan based on the Minnesota Accessibility.  All existing places of public accommodation are required to remove current barriers, if it is readily achievable to do so, on a continuous and ongoing basis. 

Below are examples of barrier removal projects:

  • Accessible Approach/Entrance
  • Access to Goods and Services
  • Usability of Restrooms
  • Additional Access to such features as Drinking Fountains, Telephones and any other measures necessary.      


Certified Aging in Place Specialist

March '19 - Present

A Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) is a designation program by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) that teaches the technical, business management, and customer service skills necessary  to modify homes so seniors or the elderly can live in their houses longer.  This program was developed to provide professionals with training that would enable them to accommodate the needs of people over the age of 50, as well as the knowledge they will need to modify their homes for aging in place.     

A Certified Aging in Place Specialist (CAPS) has been trained in:

  • The unique needs of the older adult population
  • Aging in Place home modifications
  • Common remodeling projects
  • Solutions to common barriers

Certified Interior Designer - C02302

Aug '10 - Present

The mission of the Minnesota Board of Architecture, Engineering, Land Surveying, Landscape Architecture, Geoscience and Interior Design is clear:

To protect the public's health, safety and welfare by providing reasonable assurance that persons practicing architecture, professional engineering, land surveying, landscape architecture, geology, soil science or certified interior design are competent, ethical practitioners qualified through education exam and experience appropriate to their title and role.

Certified Interior Designers must be certified to use this title. 

Interior Design may include:

  • Design interior public spaces
  • Preparation of documents concerning non-load bearing interior construction
  • Space Planning
  • Specification of finish materials and furnishings 


CKBD - Certified Kitchen & Bath Designer

Oct '20 - Present

A Certified Kitchen Bath Designer (CKBD)  specialize in the design, drafting, and planning of residential kitchens and bathrooms.  They have extensive knowledge of building codes, appliances, and mechanical systems.  


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