Accessibility: A Selective Bibliography - No. 08-01

NLS Reference Bibliographies

Accessibility: A Selective Bibliography

2008

Contents

Bibliographies and General Information
Americans with Disabilities Act
The Home: Design, Modification, and Legislation
Workplace Accommodations
Public Facilities: Design and Access
Public Facilities: Voting and the Courts
Public Facilities: The Arts
Children’s Environments
Fitness and Outdoor Environments
Transportation and Travel
Emergency Preparedness

Introduction

The passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act in 1990 and the aging of the United States population have heightened awareness of the benefits of facilities that are accessible to people with disabilities. This bibliography is intended for people who design accessible spaces or modify existing spaces and those who assure that facilities are in compliance with the regulations. It presents sources of designs and modifications for people with disabilities to make their homes or workplaces more functional and accessible. The document includes information for parents and educators who wish to provide children an inclusive environment in which to learn and play. Most of the publications were published between 2003 and 2008.

Bibliographies and General Information

Accessible design/universal design resources. Retrieved Dec. 6, 2007. www.makoa.org/accessable-design.htm.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Creating video and multimedia products that are accessible to people with sensory impairments. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Technology/vid_sensory.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Equal access: universal design of conference exhibits and presentations. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Programs/equal_conf.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Equal access: universal design of physical spaces. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Programs/equal_access_spaces.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Universal design: process, principles, and applications. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Programs/ud.html.

Deyer, Joshua W. Decoding accessible-design terms. PN: Paraplegia news, v. 59, Jan. 2005: 24–28.

DO-IT. Applications of universal design. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/udesign.html.

Federal Communications Commission. Section 504 programs and activities accessibility handbook (Section 504 handbook). Retrieved Dec. 4, 2007. www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/section_504.html.

Kailes, June Isaacson, and Christie MacDonald. Improving accessibility with limited resources. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.cdihp.org/briefs/brief5-improve-access.html.

National Endowment for the Arts. Office for AccessAbility. Universal design resource list. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.nea.gov/resources/Accessibility/rlists/UDesResources.html.

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health. Removing barriers: planning meetings that are accessible to all participants. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute, 2005. Retrieved Dec. 4, 2007. www.fpg.unc.edu/%7Encodh/pdfs/rbmeetingguide.pdf. (959kb)

North Carolina State University. College of Design. Center for Universal Design. Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.design.ncsu.edu/cud.

Shrake, Amy. Funding accessibility projects: in search of the money tree. Access today, special volume, issue 11, winter 2004. www.indiana.edu/~nca/monographs/11funding.shtml.

Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards (UFAS). Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.access-board.gov/ufas/ufas-html/ufas.htm.

United States Access Board. Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.access-board.gov.

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Americans with Disabilities Act

AADA accessibility guidelines (ADAAG) for buildings and facilities. As amended through September 2002. www.access-board.gov/adaag/html/adaag.htm.

Americans with Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act accessibility guidelines for buildings and facilities. Washington: United States Access Board, 2004. 304p. (1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000, DC 20004). www.access-board.gov/ada-aba/final.htm.

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers. The ADA collection. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.dbtac.vcu.edu/adaportal.

Disability and Business Technical Assistance Centers. National network of ADA centers. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.adata.org/index.html.

Job Accommodation Network. ADA hot links and document center. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.jan.wvu.edu/links/adalinks.htm.

Marshall, Scott. Of consuming interest: a guide to titles II and III of the ADA for people with vision loss. Retrieved Jan. 3, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=3&TopicID=32&DocumentID=525.

Paralyzed Veterans of America. The Americans with Disabilities Act: your personal guide to the law. 4th ed. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.pva.org/site/DocServer/ADA.pdf?docID=567. (559kb)

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. The ADA: your responsibilities as an employer. Addendum. Retrieved Dec. 4, 2007. www.eeoc.gov/facts/ada17.html.

United States Department of Justice. ADA standards for accessible design. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.ada.gov/stdspdf.htm.

United States Department of Justice. Americans with Disabilities Act: ADA home page. Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.ada.gov.

United States Small Business Administration, Office of Entrepreneurial Development, and United States Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division. Americans with Disabilities Act: ADA guide for small businesses. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.ada.gov/smbusgd.pdf. (957kb)

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The Home: Design, Modification, and Legislation

The Accessible design, universal design, barrier-free house plans. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.b4ubuild.com/plans/accessible_design.shtml.

Adaptive Access. Wheelchair accessible home modifications can make your life easier. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.adaptiveaccess.com/home_changes.php.

American Foundation for the Blind. Adapting your home. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=40&TopicID=217.

American Foundation for the Blind. A checklist for environmental safety. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=26&TopicID=144&DocumentID=191.

American Foundation for the Blind. Creating a comfortable environment for people with low vision. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=26&TopicID=144&DocumentID=196.

American Foundation for the Blind. Creating an accessible environment for older individuals who are visually impaired. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=44&TopicID=188&DocumentID=1417.

Bayer, Ada-Helen, and Leon Harper. Fixing to stay: a national survey on housing and home modification issues. Washington: AARP, 2000. (AARP Independent Living Program, 601 E Street NW, 20049). www.aarp.org/research/reference/publicopinions/aresearch-import-783.html.

Burton, Darren. A range of opinions: a survey on the accessibility of today’s home appliances. AccessWorld, v. 7, May 2006. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw070303.

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA). Gallery of bright ideas. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.ap.buffalo.edu/idea/Brightideas/index.asp.

Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access (IDEA). Home modifications project. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.ap.buffalo.edu/idea/HomeMods/index.asp.

Chandler, Edward, Nicky Finney, and Kevin Ground. Is accessibility coming out in the wash? NB: New beacon, issue 25, Jan. 2008: 32–36.

Davies, Thomas D., Jr., and Carol Peredo Lopez. Accessible home design: architectural solutions for the wheelchair user. 2nd ed. Washington: Paralyzed Veterans of America, 2006. #2500-181. $28.(PVA Distribution Center, P.O. Box 753, Waldorf, MD 20604-0753).

The Design Linc. Design tips. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.designlinc.com/destips.htm.

Hill, Suzette, Amy Brayfield, and Lissa Poirot. By design: all the comforts of home. Arthritis today, v. 17, May–June 2003: 72–79.

Hodges, Bradley. Access in the kitchen: an update on home appliances. AccessWorld, v. 8, Jan. 2007. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw080104.

Hodges, Bradley. Accessibility wash: new, usable washers and dryers are released. AccessWorld, v. 8, May 2007. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw080303.

Hodges, Bradley. We’re cooking now: a guide to the accessibility of major appliances. AccessWorld, v. 7, May 2006. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw070304.

Home modifications: [resources]. Retrieved Nov. 1, 2007. www.wheelchairnet.org/WCN_Living/homemod.html.

Lopez, Carol Peredo, and Tom Davies. All about doors. PN: Paraplegia news, v. 57, Aug. 2003: 39–43.

National Association of Home Builders. NAHB Research Center. Directory of accessible building products (DABP). 17th ed. Upper Marlboro, MD: 2007. Available by calling 800-638-8556. www.toolbase.org/Home-Building-Topics/Universal-Design/dabp.

National directory of home modification resources. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.usc.edu/dept/gero/nrcshhm/directory.

Ramps. Minnesota Housing Finance Agency. Home accessibility series: #3. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.rampsolutions.net/wheelchairmanual/ramp06.htm.

Schwab, Charles. Bathroom home modifications. EP: Exceptional parent magazine, v. 36, July 2006: 37–39.

Suggested environment modifications. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.southwestlowvision.com/suggested_environment_modifications.htm.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Fair housing accessibility FIRST (fair housing information, resources, support, and technical guidance). Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.fairhousingfirst.org.

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Report of HUD review of the fair housing accessibility requirements in the 2006 International Building Code. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.hud.gov/offices/fheo/disabilities/modelcodes/IBC-Notice.pdf. (168kb)

United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO). Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.hud.gov/offices/fheo.

Watkins, Natalea. Universal home sweet home. New mobility, v. 18, Apr. 2007:
52–57.

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Workplace Accommodations

American Foundation for the Blind. Simple strategies for providing an accessible workplace for blind employees. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=57&DocumentID=2508.

Frank, John. Summary of research results from a survey on the ADA accommodation request experience. Braille forum, v. 45, Sept. 2006: 22–26. www.acb.org/magazine/2006/bf092006-6.html.

Job Accommodation Network. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.jan.wvu.edu.

Job Accommodation Network. Employees’ practical guide to requesting and negotiating reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.jan.wvu.edu/EeGuide.

Job Accommodation Network. Vocational rehabilitation agencies. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.jan.wvu.edu/cgi-win/TypeQuery.exe?902.

Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Employment of people with disabilities: a resource guide. Compiled by Carol Strauss. Washington, 2005. 45p. www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/employment.html.

Training and Technical Assistance for Providers. Customized employment q & a: workplace supports. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.t-tap.org/strategies/factsheet/workplacesupports.html.

United States Department of Labor. Office of Disability Employment Policy. The job accommodation process: steps to collaborative solutions. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.dol.gov/odep/pubs/misc/job.htm.

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Enforcement guidance: reasonable accommodation and undue hardship under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.eeoc.gov/policy/docs/accommodation.html.

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Questions and answers about epilepsy in the workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.eeoc.gov/facts/epilepsy.html.

Workplace Rehabilitation Engineering and Research Center (Work RERC). Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.workplacererc.org.

Zolna, Jesse S., and others. Review of accommodation strategies in the workplace for persons with mobility and dexterity impairments: application to criteria for universal design. Technology and disability, v. 19, no. 4, 2007: 189–198.

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Public Facilities: Design and Access

Center for Universal Design and North Carolina Office on Disability and Health. Removing barriers to health care: a guide for health professionals. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/rbar.

Cohen, Sandy. Enabling libraries: how to serve people with disabilities. Tennessee libraries, v. 56, issue 2, 2006. Conference issue: programs from the TLA/SELA Joint Conference, Memphis, 2006. www.tnla.org/associations/5700/files/cohen562.pdf. (80kb)

Disability Rights Advocates. Health access project. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.dralegal.org/projects/health_access.

Grocery checkstand design: guidelines and resources. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.workrerc.org/Projects/checkstand_guidelines.pdf. (937kb)

Harris, Leslie and Associates. Accessibility basics for librarians: an educational service of the American Library Association’s Office for Information Technology Policy (OITP). [an online tutorial]. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.ala.org/ala/washoff/oitp/emailtutorials/accessibilitya/accessibility.cfm.

Irvall, Birgitta, and Gyda Skat Nielsen. Access to libraries for persons with disabilities—checklist. IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) professional reports, no. 89, 2005. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.ifla.org/VII/s9/nd1/iflapr-89e.pdf. (532kb)

Jackson, Kate. Healthcare for people with disabilities: making it through the maze. Social work today, v. 4, July–August 2004. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.socialworktoday.com/archive/swt_0704p12.htm.

Kailes, June Isaacson, and Christie MacDonald. Health care facilities access. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.cdihp.org/briefs/brief3-facilities-access.html.

Kailes, June Isaacson, and Christie MacDonald. The importance of accessible examination tables. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.cdihp.org/briefs/brief1-exam-tables.html.

Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Library and information services for blind and physically handicapped individuals. Compiled by Ruth Nussbaum and Carol Strauss. Washington, 2006. 32p. www.loc.gov/nls/reference/bibliographies/library.html.

Lighthouse International. A model of accessible design. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.lighthouse.org/aboutus/lighthouse-headquarters/a-model-of-accessible-design.

Money and ideas: creative approaches to congregational access. Herndon, VA: Alban Institute, 2001. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.congregationalresources.org/MoneyAndIdeas.pdf. (124kb)

National Organization on Disability. Religion and Disability Program. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.nod.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId= 1563.

Patterson, Elizabeth A., and Neal A. Vogel. Accessible faith: a technical guide for accessibility in houses of worship. Chicago, IL: Retirement Research Foundation, 2003. 50p. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.rrf.org/noteworthy/accessible.html.

Regnier, Victor. Design for assisted living: guidelines for housing the physically and mentally frail. New York: John Wiley, 2002. 376p.

Thornburgh, Ginny, ed. Loving justice: the ADA and the religious community. Washington: National Organization on Disability, Religion and Disability Program, 1996. 27p. (910 Sixteenth Street NW, Suite 600, DC 20009).

Thornburgh, Ginny, and Ann Rose Davie. That all may worship: an interfaith welcome to people with disabilities. Washington: National Organization on Disability, Religion and Disability Program, 1997. 52p.

Thornburgh, Ginny, and Janet Miller Rife. From barriers to bridges: a community action guide for congregations and people with disabilities. Washington: National Organization on Disability, Religion and Disability Program, 1996. 62p.

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Public Facilities: Voting and the Courts

Accessible Courts Initiative (ACI). A Center for Legal and Court Technology and American Foundation for the Blind Consulting Group partnership. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.accessiblecourts.net.

American Association of People with Disabilities. Accessible voting. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.aapd.com/dvpmain/dvpindex.php. (AAPD Disability Vote Project, 1629 K Street NW, Suite 503, Washington, DC 20006).

American Foundation for the Blind. Voters with disabilities deserve the opportunity to vote privately. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=3&TopicID=141&DocumentID=1954.

Blanck, Peter, Ann Wilichowski, and James Schmeling. Disability civil rights and policy: accessible courtroom technology. William and Mary bill of rights journal, v. 12, 2004: 825–842.

Burton, Darren, and Mark Uslan. The ballot ballet: the usability of accessible voting machines. AccessWorld, v. 5, July 2004. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/AFBPress/pub.asp?DocID=aw050404.

National Federation of the Blind. Accessible voting technology. State model bill. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.nfb.org/nfb/model_voting_tech_bill.asp?SnID=2.

National Institute of Standards and Technology. NIST and the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. http://vote.nist.gov.

National Organization on Disability. Political participation: voting accessibility. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.nod.org.

Trace Research and Development Center. Voting accessibility. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. http://trace.wisc.edu/voting.

United States Access Board. Justice for all: designing accessible courthouses. Recommendations from the Courthouse Access Advisory Committee. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.access-board.gov/caac/report.htm.

United States Department of Justice. Civil Rights Division. ADA checklist for polling places. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/votingchecklist.htm.

United States Department of Justice. Civil Rights Division. The Help America Vote Act of 2002. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.justice.gov/crt/voting/hava/hava.html.

Yanchulis, Dave. Achieving accessible courthouses. Building safety journal, v. 5, June 2007: 32–35. www.mrsc.org/ArtDocMisc/Courthouses.pdf. (173kb)

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Public Facilities: The Arts

Accessible Arts, Inc. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.accessiblearts.org.

The accessible museum: model programs of accessibility for disabled and older people. Washington: American Association of Museums, 1993. 184p. (1575 Eye Street NW, Suite 400, DC 20005).

Axel, Elisabeth Salzhauer, and Nina Sobol Levent, eds. Art beyond sight: a resource guide to art, creativity, and visual impairment. New York: Art Education for the Blind, Inc., and AFB Press, 2003. 503p. (AFB Press, P.O. Box 1020, Sewickley, PA 15143-1020).

Conner, Bill, and Kimberly Paarlberg. Spotlight on theater accessibility. Building safety journal, v. 5, June 2007: 44–46. www.mrsc.org/artdocmisc/theateraccess.pdf. (156kb)

Design for accessibility: a cultural administrator’s handbook. Washington: National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, 2003. 164p. (1029 Vermont Avenue NW, Second Floor, DC, 20005). www.arts.gov/resources/Accessibility/pubs/DesignAccessibility.html.

Levi, Amalia S. Beyond vision: integrating touch into museums: the Tactile Museum of the Lighthouse for the Blind in Athens, Greece. Braille monitor, v. 48, June 2005: 382–390. www.nfb.org/Images/nfb/Publications/bm/bm05/bm0506/bm050606.htm.

Media Access Group at WGBH. MoPix: motion picture access. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. http://ncam.wgbh.org/mopix.

Museum of Science, Boston. Universal design (accessibility). Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.mos.org/exhibitdevelopment/access.

Skulski, Jennifer K., Ray Bloomer, and Jeffrey Chait. Accommodating patrons with disabilities: a survey of ticket and accommodation policies for performance venues, theaters, and sports arenas: executive summary. Bloomington, IN: National Center on Accessibility, 2002. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. https://scholarworks.iu.edu/dspace/bitstream/2022/3106/1/-Ticket_Policy_Study_Executive_Summary.pdf. (423kb)

Smithsonian Accessibility Program. Smithsonian guidelines for accessible exhibition design. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.si.edu/opa/accessibility/exdesign.

VSA Arts. Arts access made easy: successful strategies from the Award of Excellence in Arts Access. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.vsarts.org/documents/resources/general/arts_access_made_easy.pdf. (4.3 Mb)

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Children’s Environments

The accessible classroom. Retrieved Dec. 5, 2007. http://cte.jhu.edu/accessibility/primer/resources/org_resources/org_resources.htm.

American Foundation for the Blind. Educational media description project. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.afb.org/Section.asp?SectionID=8&TopicID=338.

Boundless playgrounds. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.boundlessplaygrounds.org/index.php.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Applications of universal design in education (UDE). Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/app_ud_edu.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Equal access: universal design of computer labs. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Technology/comp.access.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Equal access: universal design of instruction. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/equal_access_udi.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Universal design in education: principles and applications. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/ud_edu.html.

Burstahler, Sheryl. Universal design of instruction (UDI): definition, principles, guidelines, and examples. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/instruction.html.

Casper, Beth, and Deborah Leuchovius. Universal design for learning and the transition to a more challenging academic curriculum: making it in middle school and beyond. Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=2165.

CAST. Universal design for learning. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.cast.org/research/udl/index.html.

Center for Universal Design in Education (CUDE). Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.washington.edu/doit/CUDE.

Firchow, Nancy. Universal design for learning—improved access for all. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspx?r=490.

Guidelines for safe, accessible playgrounds. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. http://life.familyeducation.com/safety/toy-safety/36204.html.

Hitchcock, Chuck, and Skip Stahl. Assistive technology, universal design, universal design for learning: improved learning opportunities. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. http://jset.unlv.edu/18.4/hitchcock/first.html.

Ingber, Janet. Making the grade: an overview of accessible testing. AccessWorld, v. 7, Nov. 2006. Retrieved Jan. 8, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw070608.

National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS). Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. http://nimas.cast.org.

Rose, David H., Anne Meyer, and Chuck Hitchcock, eds. The universally designed classroom: accessible curriculum and digital technologies. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Education Press, 2005. (8 Story Street, First Floor, 02138).

Skulski, Jennifer K. Designing for inclusive play: applying the principles of universal design to the playground. Bloomington, IN: National Center on Accessibility, 2007. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.ncaonline.org/index.php?q=node/331.

United States Access Board. ADA accessibility guidelines (ADAAG) for play areas. Retrieved Dec. 6, 2007. www.access-board.gov/play/finalrule.htm.

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Fitness and Outdoor Environments

American Trails. Accessible trails. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.americantrails.org/resources/accessible.

Beneficial Designs, Inc. Ski area access. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.beneficialdesigns.com/skiaccess/skiaccess.html.

Beneficial Designs, Inc. Universal design guidelines for fitness equipment. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.beneficialdesigns.com/udgfe/index.html.

Burton, Darren, and Lee Huffman. Exercising your right to fitness: an overview of the accessibility of exercise equipment. AccessWorld, v. 8, Nov. 2007. Retrieved Jan. 9, 2008. www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw080603.

Campground accessibility: issues and recommendations. Access today, special volume, issue 5, summer 2002. www.indiana.edu/~nca/monographs/5camping.shtml.

Ladies Professional Golf Association with Dan Drane and Martin Block. Accessible golf: making it a game fore all. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2006. 203p. (P.O. Box 5076, 61825).

National Center on Accessibility. Retrieved Feb. 7, 2008. www.ncaonline.org.

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability. Exercise video list. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.ncpad.org/exercise/fact_sheet.php?sheet=403.

North Carolina Office on Disability and Health in collaboration with Center for Universal Design. Removing barriers to health clubs and fitness facilities: a guide for accommodating all members, including people with disabilities and older adults. Retrieved Dec. 4, 2007. www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh.

Providing access to beaches. Access today, special volume, issue 9, summer 2003. www.indiana.edu/~nca/monographs/9beach-access.shtml.

Ray, Tip. Principles for adapting activities in recreation programs and settings. Access today, special volume, issue 7, spring 2002. www.indiana.edu/~nca/monographs/7adapting.shtml.

Teaching, responding, and communicating quality inclusive physical education. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncodh/pdfs/adaptedphyed.pdf. (290kb)

United States Access Board. Accessible sports facilities. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.access-board.gov/recreation/guides/sports.htm.

United States Access Board. ADA accessibility guidelines for recreation facilities. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.access-board.gov/recreation/final.htm.

United States Access Board. Outdoor developed areas. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.access-board.gov/outdoor/index.htm.

United States Access Board. Summaries of accessibility guidelines for recreation facilities. Retrieved Feb. 8, 2008. www.access-board.gov/recreation/guides/index.htm.

United States Department of the Interior. National Park Service. Harpers Ferry, WV. Center for Media Services. Programmatic accessibility guidelines for national park service interpretive media. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.nps.gov/hfc/accessibility/access-guide-oct2007.htm.

United States Forest Service. Accessibility guidebook for ski areas operating on public lands. Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/accessibility/Guidebook_for_Ski_Areas.htm.

United States Forest Service. Forest Service outdoor recreation accessibility guidelines (FSORAG). Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/accessibility/FSORAG.pdf (713kb).

United States Forest Service. Forest Service trails accessibility guidelines (FSTAG). Retrieved Mar. 7, 2008. www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/accessibility/FSTAG.pdf. (667kb)

What is an accessible trail? Access today, special volume, issue 8, fall 2002. www.indiana.edu/~nca/monographs/8accessible-trails.shtml.

Zeller, Janet, Ruth Doyle, and Kathleen Snodgrass. Accessibility guidebook for outdoor recreation and trails. Missoula, MT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Missoula Technology and Development Center, 2006. www.fs.fed.us/recreation/programs/accessibility/htmlpubs/htm06232801/index.htm.

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Transportation and Travel

Able to travel. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.abletotravel.org.

Access-Able travel source. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.access-able.com.

Accessible journeys. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.disabilitytravel.com.

Accessible transportation. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.disabilityinfo.gov.

Disability travel and recreation resources. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.makoa.org/travel.htm.

Easter Seals Project ACTION. Clearinghouse. Retrieved Nov. 7, 2007. http://projectaction.easterseals.com.

Easter Seals Project ACTION. National accessible travelers database. Retrieved Nov. 7, 2007. http://projectaction.easterseals.com.

Flying with disability. Retrieved Mar. 6, 2008. www.flying-with-disability.org.

Harrington, Candy. Barrier-free travel: a nuts and bolts guide for wheelers and slow-walkers. New York: Demos Medical Publishing, 2005. 292p.

Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Information for travelers with physical or visual disabilities. Compiled by Ruth Nussbaum. Washington, 2002. 20p. www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/travel.html.

MossRehab ResourceNet. Retrieved Dec. 7, 2007. www.mossresourcenet.org/travel.htm.

National Center for Accessible Transportation (NCAT). Oregon State University. Retrieved Nov. 7, 2007. http://ncat.oregonstate.edu.

National Limb Loss Information Center. Travel information for people with disabilities. Retrieved Jan. 3, 2008. www.amputee-coalition.org/fact_sheets/travel.html.

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