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Books: Housing


Accessible Home Design: Architectural Solutions for the Wheelchair User

This is a book by Thomas D. Davies Jr. and Carol Peredo Lopez provides information on Undertaking a Construction Project, Entering Your Home, Adding Elevators or lifts, Making your Kitchen Accessible, Planning Accessible Bathrooms, Plumbing Fixtures for your Bathroom, Selecting and Installing Grab Bars, Windows for your Project, and Outdoor Rooms and Paths. There is information on Financing your project.

Accessible Housing by Design: Universal Design Principles in Practice

This is a book by Steven Winter Associates provides practical universal design and ideas for accessible living, including basic accessibility features, security or communication systems, easily traversed floors, remote control features, variable height counters, accessible work surfaces, hearing impairment aids, accessible bathing, and visual impairment aids.

New Sign Moving Out: A Family Guide to Residential Planning for Adults with Disabilities

In Paperback July 22, 2013 by Dafna Krouk-Gordon (Author), Barbara D. Jackins (Author)

The authors share decades of experience counseling families on housing options to help parents prepare themselves and their children for a new living arrangement. Discover the universal considerations most families should face before putting plans in place. A comprehensive look at preparing your child to move out including helpful forms and checklists.

Universal Design for the Home: Great Looking, Great Living Design for All Ages, Abilities, and Circumstances

This is a book by Wendy A. Jordan provides information on the advantage of and planning for Universal Design, Kitchens, Bathrooms, and Indoor /Outdoor Living.

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