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I’m going to admit that I’ve never been a hug fan of the aluminum temporary wheelchair ramps. I think they’re not the most structurally sound and don’t look all that great. I prefer the sturdiness and look of wooden ramps with post footings or a concrete ramps. Here is a temporary ramp that was replaced by a wooden one. Constructed by Specialistic Construction, Inc of Highland, Michigan. Read...
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The Centre for Excellence in Universal. Design is dedicated to enabling the design of environments that can be accessed, understood and used regardless of age, size and ability. More on CEUD's mission. The CEUD is part of the National Disability Authority. Read more. Project Team appointed for research to inform the development and delivery of CPD in Universal Design that is suitable for RIAI...
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The Universal Design Mobile Display and this companion web site is a project of many state and non-profit agencies to spread the word about the benefits of Universal Design in home settings – in kitchens, bathrooms, common areas, and entryways. The benefits help all of us live and flourish in our...
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Global Universal Design Commission, Inc., (GUDC) a not-for-profit corporation, was established to develop Universal Design (UD) standards for buildings, products and services. GUDC is currently developing UD voluntary consensus standards for commercial buildings, which will expand access to...
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UniversalDesignResource.com is a website of resources gathered to help you find what you need. We strive to include all information, education, products and services connected to universal design. We do not recommend, endorse or research the links gathered here; our only goal is to make it simple...
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We are born with differing abilities and we change throughout our lifetime. Unfortunately, most housing is static and does not change with us. Homes have traditionally been built with steps at the entrance, narrow doorways and other barriers. These barriers can mean the difference between healing at home and sacrificing independence to a nursing home, between attending the neighbor's party and...
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A national conference focused on universal design in housing and communities. As North America’s only conference focused on universal housing and neighborhoods, the Universal Design Summit 5 provided exceptional content on universal design in housing, sustainable community design, and affordability to create living environments usable by all. In May, the conference added significant content on...
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Barrier free showers, automatic door openers and walk in tubs up to 42% off & free shipping. Easy online shopping so buy now. Best Bath Systems has been making barrier free handicap showers for over 40 years and we have proudly represented them for 24 of these. Offering unbeatable pricing on a variety of 253 walk in showers and 236 color choices with shower packages including everything you...
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Meets on a monthly basis at the Center for Arts and Humanity in Sarasota. We welcome new attendees to join us in learning more about Universal Design. Please feel free to contact us, should you wish to participate in one of our sessions. At present, our primary focus has been to develop presentations, which are part of communication and education programs centered on identifying Universal...
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Edward Steinfeld ArchD, AIA is a registered architect and gerontologist with special interests in universal design, accessibility and design for the lifespan. He is a Distinguished SUNY Professor of Architecture and Director of the IDeA Center. Dr. Steinfeld has directed over 35 sponsored research projects, including three cycles of the RERC on Universal Design and the Built Environment and two...
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Universal Design E-World provides web based tools to support the "community of practice" in universal design. Conventional web pages can be constructed to provide permanent reference documents and links to other resources on the World Wide Web. A wiki engine allows the construction of interactive web pages and collaboration in development of documents. On line surveys can be organized using an...
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Having any work done to your home, especially a remodel, is an important decision, so why leave it to chance? Our Certified Aging in Place Specialists (CAPS) and Certified Environment Access Consultant (CEAC) can make the right recommendations based on your unique needs. After you assess your own home, we will evaluate your home based on your level of mobility, the degree of accessibility...
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Spaces should be comfortable and enable anyone that uses or visits to be able to take care of everyday activities safely and effectively. We feel strongly that universal design needs to apply to the entire environment, and not just be applied to a few select features. There’s lots of buzz about universal design, but there’s a big misperception about it only being useful for a small niche of the...
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Robineve Interiors has the fine art of interior design combined with the sensible principles of Universal Design. Designing homes for Life! Thoughtful Interior Design is so important to the quality of our lives. Our homes have to be our haven, our recharging station; they have to work for us and nourish us. I founded Robineve Interiors / Universal Design as a way of improving the quality of...
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USD was established in 1997 with a vision and team that revolutionalised the blading world and has since gone from strength to strength, continually improving, adapting and evolving. USD is proud to support a strong team of street skaters worldwide while offering more molds than any other aggressive boot company, encouraging people of all ages and levels to become a part of our worldwide...
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Professional assessment and consultation for handicapped accessibility, Mobility expert. universal design, Access for all, architectural plans. Access For All Consulting specializes in accessibility modifications offering easy living solutions for families with disabilities and seniors that want to age in place. We have 20 years experience doing detailed home evaluations and will take care of...
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I like to tell people that "the plans are a good place to start ". Of course the best home design is one that is specifically designed for you with attention to your specific site. But everyone can not afford a custom home from the start. We do ,nonetheless also provide custom services. The plans are therefore almost always modified to a certain degree. We provide a proposal and a professional...
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Curtis universal joints are used by OEMs in thousands of military, commercial, industrial and medical applications. Call to speak with an application engineer. Back in 1935, George V. Curtis designed a way to disassemble and reassemble the universal joint without damage to the component parts. This TakeApart feature has saved companies a great deal of time and money in three ways. Read on…. "...
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Featured in Disegno No.9, the 2°C exhibition designed by Universal in collaboration with Disegno is hosted at the Aram gallery. The exhibition invites leading practitioners from across design disciplines to re-conceive the public communication of climate change. Open until 31st October. Universal Design Studio is an award winning architecture and interior design practice based in London. It...
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Learners are highly variable, but that variation is not chaotic. Learners share common, predictable patterns of variability that are very useful to consider when designing educational environments. Read more from this new book by Anne Meyer, David H. Rose, and David Gordon: udltheorypractice.cast.org. Looking for professional learning opportunities and free resources that enable educators to...
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