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The accessible home; renovating for your disabled child

Author: Snell, H.
Type: Book
Year: 1983


The aim of this book is to assist parents in planning a safe and functional home environment for their disabled child and family. This book is divided into two sections, the first section offers information on selecting a house or apartment. The second section deals with specific areas of the house - the bathroom, kitchen, bedrooms, for example - and how they can be changed to be made barrier-free. It offers relevant information on building codes as well as guides to determine the family's spatial requirements. Answers questions about design, requirements or construction in concise, practical and understandable way.

Further Details

Pages: 92
Publish Location: Toronto, Ontario
Publisher: IS Five press
ISBN/ISSN: 092093420x
Accession Number: 20.06.05
Keywords: child, access, mobility, safety, design
Reads: 158