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Housing at Places of Education

August 10th, 2011|Accessibility Tips|

What’s New to the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design? The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design contain new scoping and technical requirements for housing at places of education that differ from the previous 1991 ADA Standards which mention dormitories as a form of transient lodging (Section 9.1). Both public [...]

Curb Ramps

August 10th, 2011|Accessibility Tips|

The shortest distance between two points is not always a straight line. If you use a wheelchair, the shortest distance between an accessible parking space and the entrance to your favorite retail store is often detoured across a curb ramp. Wheelchair users rely on accessible curb ramps to overcome changes [...]

The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design & Swimming Pools: When are Pools Required to Comply with the New Standards?

March 24th, 2011|Accessibility Tips|

Under the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design newly designed or newly constructed and altered swimming pools, wading pools, aquatic recreation facilities and spas have enforceable accessibility requirements effective March 2012, which include a requirement to provide at least one accessible route into these types of elements. […]