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    Accessible building

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    • Accessibility and built environments

    • Creating built environments and facilities that are accessible and user-friendly equally to all, with safety and with dignity, is a right protected by law in many jurisdictions. It is an indispensable pre-requisite for social inclusion, focusing on equal opportunity and diversity. Accessibility to the built environmen ... Read »


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    • Accessible toilet

    • An accessible toilet is a special toilet designed to accommodate people with physical disabilities. Public toilets and restrooms can present accessibility challenges for people with disabilities, for example those in wheelchairs. Stalls may not be able to fit a wheelchair, and transferring between the wheelchair and t ... Read »


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    • Curb cut

    • A curb cut (U.S.), curb ramp, dropped kerb (UK), pram ramp, or kerb ramp (Australia) is a solid (usually concrete) ramp graded down from the top surface of a sidewalk to the surface of an adjoining street. It is designed for pedestrian uses and commonly found in urban areas where pedestrian activity is expected. In com ... Read »


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    • Grab bar

    • Grab bars are safety devices designed to enable a person to maintain balance, lessen fatigue while standing, hold some of their weight while maneuvering, or have something to grab onto in case of a slip or fall. A caregiver may use a grab bar to assist with transferring a patient from one place to another. A worker may ... Read »


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    • Home modifications

    • Home modifications are defined as environmental interventions aiming to support activity performance in the home. More specifically, home modifications often are changes made to the home environment to help people with functional disability or impairment to be more independent and safe in their own homes and reduce any ... Read »


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    • Idiriya

    • IDIRIYA

      IDIRIYA, is a not-for-profit registered humanitarian organisation focusing on disability rights that fully understands disability related access issues that affect a wide range of people in day-to-day life that concerns even their safety and physical, mental, economical and social well being. IDIRIYA was born from its ... Read »


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    • Kassel kerb

    • A bus stop kerb is a special kerb (curb in US English) designed for low-floor buses that serve an elevated bus stop platform. The usage spread after good experiences with the Kassel kerb featuring a concave-section that allows for an easier alignment for buses which was first introduced in the German city of Kassel. ... Read »


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    • National Public Toilet Map

    • The National Public Toilet Map is part of the Australian government's National Continence Management Strategy (NCMS). The map allows more Australians with urinary and fecal incontinence problems to live and participate in their communities with dignity and confidence, by making it easier for them to find information ab ... Read »


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    • Ajith C. S. Perera

    • Ajith C. S. Perera

      Ajith Chrysantha Stephen Perera, JP, CChem., FRSC (born 29 February 1956) is a Chartered Chemist by profession, a scholar, a former senior manager in industry, a qualified training instructor, also a former test-match-panel cricket umpire. Today he is a writer, speaker, author, a disability rights activist and accessib ... Read »


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    • Possibility Playground

    • Possibility Playground is a playground in Port Washington, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin built for children with special needs. The playground was the brainchild of Mardy McGarry, a special education teacher at Lincoln Elementary School. With donations from several local organizations and many individuals, McGarry was abl ... Read »


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    • Tactile paving

    • Tactile paving (also called truncated domes, detectable warnings, Tactile Ground Surface Indicators, detectable warning surfaces) is a system of textured ground surface indicator found on footpaths, stairs and train station platforms to assist pedestrians who are blind or visually impaired. Tactile warnings provide a ... Read »


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    • Universal design

    • Universal design (close relation to inclusive design) refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to older people, people without disabilities, and people with disabilities. The term "universal design" was coined by the architect Ronald L. Mace to ... Read »


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    • Wheelchair ramp

    • A wheelchair ramp is an inclined plane installed in addition to or instead of stairs. Ramps permit wheelchair users, as well as people pushing strollers, carts, or other wheeled objects, to more easily access a building. A wheelchair ramp can be permanent, semi-permanent or portable. Permanent ramps are designed to be ... Read »


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