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Selecting the best ramp entry into your home

The vast majority of homes only have two practical entryways; the front door and the garage. The width of the door from edge to edge should be 32 inch wide for wheelchair entry. (A 30-inch wide door may be suitable but you must carefully measure the actual open clear width of the doorway and compare to the outside width of the wheelchair to be sure.) Most front doors are 36 inches wide. The garage entry is the best choice where possible.

Garage Entryway

1.Typically has the most space directly in front of the entryway to create the gentlest slope possible. Read more »

Universal design Princples

Definition
The design of products and environments to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible,without the need for adaptation or specialized design.

1. Principle One:Equitable Use
The design is useful and marketable to people with diverse abilities.

GUIDELINES

  1. Provide the same means of use for all users:identical whenever possible; equivalent when not.
  2. Avoid segregating or stigmatizing any users.
  3. Provisions for privacy, security, and safety should be equally available to all users.

Making libraries disabled friendly

Inclusive Libraries - A step towards making libraries disabled friendly

The need to access libraries is not one that we need to contend. Libraries provide us with a vast resource of knowledge whereby a person can access books, periodicals, newspapers, journals, etc. Today with the advent of digital libraries, collections are stored in digital formats and accessible by computers, also.

Persons with disabilities should also have access to both that is physical libraries as well as digital libraries.

Libraries are also a point of access whereby resources can be pooled and used by a large cross-section of the society. Therefore, making libraries inclusive is important for the growth of India’s population. Read more »

Disability Equality Training

Traditionally there have been two main types of training:
1) Disability Awareness Training
2) Disability Equality Training

1. Disability Awareness Training aims to specifically provide information or raise participant awareness of disability issues without necessarily leading to any action or behaviour change on the part of the individual or organisation. Read more »

Inclusion

I have every right to be here in this school Read more »