ERIC Number: ED150795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Home in a Wheelchair: House Design Ideas for Easier Wheelchair Living.
Intended to aid in the building or purchase of a home suitable for use by a handicapped individual in a wheelchair, the booklet provides detailed design guidelines. Included is information on the decision process, finances, ramps, a car shelter, doors communication devices, electrical needs, windows, elevators and chair lifts, the kitchen, an exercise area, the laundry, storage, floors and floor coverings, the bathroom, the bedroom, mobility in the home, three demonstration houses, alteration of a builder's plan, the wheelchair, and safety. Also included are a listing of 12 relevant books, and sources of special equipment. (DB)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Building Design, Design Requirements, Interior Design, Physical Disabilities, Safety, Wheelchairs
Paralyzed Veterans of America, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20014 ($2.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Paralyzed Veterans of America, Bethesda, MD.