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.
The Center for Universal DesignA national research, information, and technical assistance center at North Carolina State University that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.
InvacareInvacare Corporation manufactures and distributes home medical equipment (HME) and mobility products for people with disabilities and those requiring home health care.
The National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and Home ModificationAssists the elderly with information of services. Features national directory of home mod resources.
National Accessible Apartment Clearinghouse (NAAC)NAAC maintains the ONLY national database of accessible apartments, with a registration of more than 46,000 units. It's a vital resource for the disabled community and an excellent vehicle for apartment owners and managers to effectively market their accessible apartments. Persons with disabilities in need of accessible apartments can contact NAAC by calling the toll-free number message center at (800) 421-1221 or by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is NEVER a fee to use any of NAAC's services.
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.
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Quality of Life Grants DatabaseFind resources within the PRC Quality of Life Grants Database. Search by Zip Code, State or an Entire Category.