Accessible Design/Universal Design Resources
Seven Principles of Universal Design
The design is useful and marketable to any group of users.
Flexibility in Use:
The design accommodates a wide range of individual preferences and abilities.
Simple and Intuitive Use:
Use of the design is easy to understand.
The design communicates necessary information effectively to the user.
Tolerance for Error:
The design minimizes hazards and the adverse consequences of accidental or unintentional actions.
Low Physical Effort:
The design can be used efficiently and comfortably.
Size and Space for Approach and Use:
Appropriate size and space is provided for approach and use.
General Concepts, Universal Design Principles and Guidelines
HUD - Q & A Accessablity Guidelines
Designing an Accessible World
- Wheelchair Accessable ADA Design
- An international effort to make all homes visitable
Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access
- The IDeA Center is dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population.
E&A's accessAbility Web Site
- Dedicated to designing for inclusion.
U.S. Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board
Accessible Homes Home Page
Adaptive Environments Center Home Page
Universal Designers & Consultants, Inc.
- Occupational Therapists with over 16 years experience in meeting your DDA, Occupational therpay (OT) service
Designing Accessible Communities
- the premier walk in tub retailer featuring the new acrylic walk in bathtub from Safety Tubs.
Accessible Designs - Adjustable Systems, Inc.
Age UK Mobility
-| Handicare in Association with Age UK
The Design Linc
- Accessible design and resources
- specializing in accessable buliding access
Easy Climber Stair Lifts and Home Elevators
by Aging in the Home Remodelers.
For Your Convenience
- A solutions company that also designs accessible and universal housing, specialists in accessible kitchen and bathroom design.
Dynamic Living - Solutions for Easier Living
- Home Elevators, Wheelchair Lifts and Evacuation Chairs
H.R. Gray and Associates
- ADA curb ramp design, training and construction.
Tapmaster Hands Free Faucet Controllers by Integra Dynamics Inc.
Stiltz Limited - Home Lifts and Elevators
The Duo - the most innovative, unique and useful home lift to date.
- Extensive experience in ADA Requirements & Remodeling
- high end technology and residential accommodation
Specially Adapted Manufactured Home by Mid-South Home Center
- grab bars, shower seats, Barrier Free folding shower enclosure
Universal Access to Outdoor Environments
Universal Concepts & Design, Inc.
- - ADA Systems, Detectable warnings, Non skid surface textures
Wingits grab bar fastening system!
Universal Designed "Smart" Homes for the 21st Century
United Design Associates
- Accessible Home Plans
Universal Design and Accessible Design House Plans
by Rick Thompson, Architect
Accessible Space, Inc.
Adapting Entryways and Thresholds for Disabilities
Experts speak about using Universal Design to make homes more accessible.
asktooltalk.com - Articles - Accessibility
Improve Accessibility: Build a Wheelchair Ramp
Ideas and instructions for building a handicapped accessible bathroom
The Accessible Kitchen
How to Build a Wheelchair Ramp
Expressing Support For America's Troops
disAbility Resources Main Page
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