ERIC Number: ED177768
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Mainstreaming Handicapped Individuals: Parks and Recreation Design Standards Manual.
Illinois State Dept. of Conservation, Springfield.
Intended as a guide for designing and constructing accessible buildings and park facilities for handicapped persons, the manual details design considerations for the following areas: parks and recreation areas, identification signs, parking, trails, picnic areas, furnishings, camp sites, boating, fishing, play and game areas, swimming areas, amphitheaters, lodges/cabins, public telephones, toilet rooms, fountains, walks, curb cuts, ramps, rest areas, entrances/exits, floors/corridors, handrails, stairs, elevators and hand controls, and control devices. Each section includes drawings or photographs to illustrate design specifications. (CL)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Building Design, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Guidelines, Parks, Physical Disabilities, Recreational Facilities, Standards
Department of Conservation, Bureau of Land and Historic Sites, 405 E. Washington, Springfield, Illinois 62706 (Free)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Conservation, Springfield.