ERIC Number: ED123838
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Places and Spaces: Facility Planning for Handicapped Children and Adults.
Aiello, Barbara, Ed.
Intended for special educators and architectural designers, the book provides specifications and lists of resource materials on facility design for handicapped children and adults. In an overview, R. Vosbeck discusses the need for cooperation between architects and educators and relates his experiences in planning facilities for exceptional children. An annotated bibliography contains 29 references to current literature on special facilities. Detailed are specifications for such school problem areas as inaccessible entrances, doorways, halls, and toilet facilities. A final section lists addresses and describes activities of 19 resource groups (such as the American Institute of Architects and the Center for Independent Living). (CL)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Bibliographies, Building Design, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Resource Materials
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($3.50, Publication Number 137)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.