ERIC Number: ED140535
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Building Needs for the Handicapped.
Windham Southeast Supervisory Union, Brattleboro, VT.
Listed in the document are specific building needs for the handicapped. It is explained that the detailed survey forms can be used to determine building accessibility for a wide range of handicapping conditions. Survey information includes the specific building need (e.g. 12 foot wide parking space) and the letter code for affected function. Space is provided to check whether the standard is met or not. Specific areas covered include parking, ramps, railings, steps, doors, telephones, toilets, kitchens, laundries, swimming pools, supermarket check out lanes, and transportation. Information is indexed according to type of impaired function (e.g. crutches and long leg braces, blind, and unusually short or tall); specific school settings (e.g. cafeterias, gymnasium); and miscellaneous locations (such as eating places, public rest rooms and public buildings). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Windham Southeast Supervisory Union, Brattleboro, VT.