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Accessibility and Universal Design

Universal design means designing buildings that meet the needs of all people, both abled and disabled. Here are resources, guidelines and information on laws related to providing for the handicapped and people with special needs.

Universal Design - Building for Accessibility
Universal design means creating spaces that meet the needs of all people, young and old, abled and disabled. Listed here are a few general concepts adapted from The Stress-Free Home.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines
Full text of the ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities.

Accessible Housing Society
AHS is a Calgary-based non-profit organization which creates opportunities for safe, affordable, barrier-free housing for people experiencing mobility problems.

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