"Matching Places to People"
Author: Anderson, Richard W., Jr., and Maggie Coons
Published In: Steps Toward Campus Accessibility
Accessibility requires careful consideration of the needs of various types of building occupants; in essence, it necessitates matching places to the people who use them, instead of requiring handicapped persons to overcome barriers. Discusses ramps and accessible routes of travel, accessible entrances, overcoming stair barriers, floating floor elevator lobby, Braille signs, wheelchair storage facility, reference points for blind students, testing trial prototypes, and finding economical labor sources. Includes campus examples and photographs.
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