ERIC Number: ED434504
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998-Jul
Reference Count: 0
ADAAG Manual: A Guide to the Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC.
The Access Board of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board has issued this guide to assist in the use of its American with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) for buildings and facilities. It explains some of the basic considerations for accessible design and clarifies specific ADAAG provisions. Advisory information is provided in the form of recommendations that are optional and go beyond the minimum required by ADAAG. Information is categorized under the main areas of scoping and technical requirements for specific building areas such as toilet facilities, curb ramps, entrances, and elevators; and special occupancies covering dining facilities, medical facilities, libraries, and accessible transient lodging. Diagrams, layouts, and other illustrations are contained throughout the guide. (GR)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Educational Facilities Design, Facility Guidelines, Schools
The Access Board, 1331 F St., NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111. Tel: 800-872-2253 (Toll Free); Tel: 800-993-2822 (TTY; Toll Free).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Note: Report prepared by the Access Board of the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. Illustrations provided by CADD Microsystems, Inc.; Evan Terry Associates; and PVA Architecture.