ERIC Number: ED036131
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Outdoor Recreation for the Physically Handicapped. A Handbook of Design Standards.
New York State Council on Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Albany.
Public outdoor recreational facilities and the needs of the physically handicapped are overviewed with guidelines to develop such facilities. Circulation and access provisions for wheel chairs and the semi-ambulatory are emphasized, including requirements for parking lots, pathways, resting areas and public bathrooms. Standard dimensions and layout of athletic equipment, ramps, and campsite planning are included along with a reference list. (TG)
Descriptors: Athletics, Camping, Facility Guidelines, Facility Requirements, Human Factors Engineering, Mobility Aids, Outdoor Education, Parking Facilities, Parks, Physical Disabilities, Planning, Public Facilities, Recreational Facilities, Standards, Structural Elements (Construction), Swimming Pools, Toilet Facilities, Utilities, Wheelchairs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Council on Parks and Outdoor Recreation, Albany.