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'Universal Design' Concepts Can Keep You in the Home and Community You Love

This website, from Arlington County, Virginia, offers easy to use tips and practical information on making your home universally designed. A photo gallery demonstrates examples.

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Posted by: Karthikeyan Sadhasivam on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 3:58 p.m.

All features here a mentioned with pictures, though dimensions haven't been listed for all of them. Universal design feature at home includes handrails on both sides of stairs, but it does not mention about wheel chair access.

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Posted by: sonjabackus on Mon Nov 12, 2012 at 3:50 p.m.

Website gave very good ideas on how to put universal design in the home. The layout of the webpage was easy to use and the pictures were helpful as well.

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Posted by: vrmedeiros on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 2:42 p.m.

Easily understandable which is good for the general public.

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"ODEP and ETA will work together to ensure that the workforce development system implements universal design strategies for all providers, thus opening doors to many individuals previously untapped as workers in the green economy."

Assistant Secretary Kathy Martinez, Office of Disability Employment Policy, December 16, 2009