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ERIC Number: ED159865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Pages: 230
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Washington, DC.