ERIC Number: ED159865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Resource Guide to Literature on Barrier-Free Environments; With Selected Annotations.
Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC.
The resource guide lists information on 1341 references (1960-1975) on barrier-free environments for elderly and/or handicapped persons. Each citation contains bibliographic information (author, title, ordering information and source), descriptors, and a brief abstract. Resources are arranged according to the following categories (sample subtopics in parentheses): architecture (housing, general, public buildings, and schools); architecture-barrier elements (kitchens, changes in level, safety, and acoustics); transportation (transit systems, bus, air, and fixed facilities); parks and recreation (centers and indoor facilities, outdoor facilities, and playgrounds); standards, legislation, and legal matters; general, statistics, and human factors research; disabilities by type; attitudes; aids and devices for handicapped persons; information resources and audiovisual aids. Three appendixes present information on travel guides for handicapped travelers, periodicals, and organizations related to barrier-free environments. (CL)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Architecture, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Building Design, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Facilities, Handicapped Children, Housing, Legislation, Parks, Recreational Facilities, Research Reviews (Publications), Resource Materials, Standards, Structural Elements (Construction), Transportation, Travel
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC.