AbledataProvides a helpful guide: Informed Consumer's Guide to Accessible Housing.
Accesibilty Equipment Manufacturers AssociationCompanies that make elevators, lifts, stairway chairlifts and similar products.
Adaptive EnvironmentsPromotes accessibility as well as universal design through education programs, technical assistance, and design advocacy so that every individual, regardless of disability or age, can participate fully in all aspects of society.
American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)Spotlights universal home design.
Concrete ChangeThis Atlanta based agency works to make homes accessible to all. Minimum standards include: at least one entrance with zero steps, 32-inch door passages and bathrooms on the main floor.
Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental AccessDedicated to improving the design of environments and products by making them more usable, safer and appealing to people with a wide range of abilities, throughout their life spans. IDEA provides resources and technical expertise in architecture, product design etc.
eHow.comHow to Make Simple Wheelchair Accessibility Modifications to Your Home
Disability SystemsStrong, reliable and portable wheelchair ramps for your handicap access needs. These wheelchair ramps are all aluminum and will last longer than wood or steel. Handicap ramps include folding, threshold, utility, solid, portable, bariatric and side door van ramps and rear door van ramps for all your access solutions.
Home Free HomeHome Free Home is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to providing pro bono architectural design services to people who need to remodel their homes to accommodate a disability.
InvacareInvacare Corporation manufactures and distributes home medical equipment (HME) and mobility products for people with disabilities and those requiring home health care.
Wheelchair-accessible House PlansOur wheelchair-accessible house plans feature sloping walkways to the main entrance, wider doorways, interior passages and closet doors, lever-style hardware, and convenient heights for things such as thermostats and light switches. Search our inventory of wheelchair-accessible house plans to find the right one for you!
The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home ModificationAssists the elderly with information of services. Features national directory of home mod resources.
The Ramp ProjectView a detailed, step-by-step instruction manual on how to build ramps and stairs for home accessibility along with the accompanying engineering drawings.
The Right SpaceAlbert M. Ayala is a publisher and building contractor in Central Arizona. When his mother, at age 89, fractured her tibia and came to live with him and his wife, he began looking for an accessible home design guide for building and remodeling contractors. What he found was an enormous amount of text referencing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). He found no easy-to-understand residential guide.
WheelchairNet: Home ModificationsJust what does it take to make a living space accessible? Are you thinking about a child who will grow up in a house or a parent who is just beginning to use a wheelchair in their home? Maybe you as a wheelchair user would like to make everyday life in your home easier and more enjoyable. Regardless, you will find some helpful resources here.
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