ERIC Number: ED100063
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Designing Schools for the Physically Handicapped.
Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.
Society now realizes that people who are physically handicapped need not be segregated but should be integrated into community activities whenever possible. This document provides specifications for removing architectural barriers and modifying existing structures so that all citizens will have access to school buildings. The document has three main sections: (1) general design information, (2) modification of regular schools, and (3) additional criteria for special schools. (Author/MLF)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Facility Planning, Facility Requirements, Human Factors Engineering, Physical Disabilities, School Planning
Publications Centre, Ministry of Government Services, Macdonald Block, Queen's Park, Toronto, Ontario (Canada) M7A 1N8 (Identification No. 74-75/4036; $2.50, payment must accompany orders, make checks payable to Treasurer of Ontario)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ontario Dept. of Education, Toronto.