SPECIFIC TOPIC OF INTEREST: ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY/ACCESSIBILITY TITLE AUTHOR YEAR DESCRIPTION ADA Project-Technical Assistance UpdateCommon Questions And Design Details Dept. Of Justice 1997 The goal of this manual is to clarify potential misunderstandings about the requirements of the ADA. and to highlight its flexible, common sense approach to accessibility. 21 Pages Assistive TechnologyPointer For Parents Book/manual Reed, Penny Bowser, Gayl 2000 This manual by the Coalition for Assistive Technology In Oregon focuses on specific questions that parents can use to help move the decision-making process forward appropriately and effectively to provide needed assistive technology to their child’s IEP. 72 Pages Attainment’s Dressing Tips And Clothing Resources For Making Life Easier Book Schwarz, Shelly 2000 The author offers tips and resources for people working around physical challenges of dressing. Part one offer shopping ideas for either shopping in person or by mail. Part two discusses getting dressed by yourself or with the help of an assistant. Part three is a resource guide of mail-order companies that offer ready-to-wear garments, helpful accessories, and adaptive devices. 140 Pages Barrier Free Beautiful House Plans FMR Home Portfolio 2000 People with disabilities, independent living specialist, occupational therapist, building contractors, and many other professionals have reviewed this collection of 50 home designs. Each home has been created to maximize accessibility safety, style, and resale value-yet also minimize maintenance time and expense. 57 Pages House For All Children, A-Video Olsen, Richard Hutchings, Lynn Ehrenkrantz, Ezra 2000 In this video, six families who are raising children with a wide range of disabilities describe the modifications they made to create safe, accessible and supportive homes for their children. The changes range from low-cost hardware to the design and construction of custom-built barrier free homes. The parents discuss the positive impact that these changes have had on every member of the family. 32 Min. How To Build Ramps For Home Accessibility Metropolitan Center For Independent Living 1995 The purpose of this manual is to make available sound wheelchair ramp design and construction principles and techniques to a wide variety of interested people and their communities. 64 Pages Residential Remodeling And Universal DesignMaking Home More Comfortable And Accessible US Dept. Of Housing And Urban Development 1996 The term “Universal Design” refers to designs and features that make housing usable by persons with a broad range of needs. This book provides guidance on selecting and installing universal features that will improve the home for its residents now and in the future. 115 Pages Taking Charge: Stories University of 2001 This video is part of the DO-IT program. The DO-IT Of Success And SelfDetermination-Video Washington program promotes the success of individuals with disabilities in academic programs and careers, using technology as an empowering too. 16 Min.