ERIC Number: ED426576
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Regulatory Negotiation Committee on Accessibility Guidelines for Play Facilities. Final Report.
The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board is responsible for developing accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, including play facilities. This report provides a section-by-section analysis of the proposed guidelines, and exceptions, for play areas. Guidelines include ground and elevated level play components; accessible routes; clear width and height; ramps, handrails, and transfer systems; maneuvering space; reach ranges; accessible surfaces; and soft-contained play structures. Definitions of play area terms conclude the report. (GR)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Playgrounds, Special Needs Students
Web site: http://www.access-board.gov/pubs/playrpt.htm.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990