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ERIC Number: ED018947
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Oct
Pages: 1
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AMERICAN STANDARD SPECIFICATIONS FOR MAKING BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES ACCESSIBLE TO, AND USABLE BY, THE PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED.
National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, IL.
THIS STANDARD IS INTENDED TO PROVIDE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO BE USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF ALL BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES AND FOR ADOPTION AND ENFORCEMENT BY ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORITIES IN ORDER TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS WITH PERMANENT PHYSICAL DISABILITIES TO PURSUE THEIR INTERESTS AND ASPIRATIONS, DEVELOP THEIR TALENTS, AND EXERCISE THEIR SKILLS. SPECIFIC AREAS MENTIONED INCLUDE--(1) DEFINITIONS OF DISABILITIES AND TECHNICAL TERMS, (2) GENERAL PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS FUNCTIONING BY WHEELCHAIR OR CRUTCHES, (3) SITE DEVELOPMENT, GRADING, WALKS, PARKING LOTS, (4) BUILDINGS, RAMPS, ENTRANCES, DOORS, STAIRS, FLOORS, (5) EQUIPMENT, TOILETS, WATER FOUNTAINS, TELEPHONES, ELEVATORS, CONTROLS, (6) COMMUNICATION, IDENTIFICATION, WARNING SIGNALS, AND (7) HAZARDS. ILLUSTRATIONS SHOW KNURLED DOOR HANDLES AND KNOBS. A FREE LIST OF AMERICAN STANDARDS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM AMERICAN STANDARDS ASSOCIATION, INC., 10 EAST 40TH STREET, NEW YORK 16, N.Y. (MM)
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Authoring Institution: National Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults, Chicago, IL.
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