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The Accessible Virtual Community
Restaurants and Dining
Menus are just one of the unique features of the restaurant experience. Check out some new approaches to accessibility in the food service and restaurant industry that go beyond the ADA. To search for more related information, you can go to our Search Page.
This pdf document looks at the construction of restaurants, in general,and includes accessibility considerations.
City of Riverside- Building and Safety
This website has updated ADA guidelines, regulations, and rights for people with service animals.
Barrier Free Choices is a detailed website which allows individuals with disabilities to search for a restaurant through an extensive checklist which includes payment options, dining options, special dietary considerations, special requirements, and various other options.
Barrier Free Choices
This website provides information for making restaurants more accessible and statistics on how accessible restaurants are.
This website describes a series of Community Health Environment Checklists or CHECs, which help to describe the accessibility of buildings using the lived experiences of persons with disabilities as a guide. Very quick and easy to administer.
This web page offers information regarding refrigerators and their accessibility. Some adults are short. Others can't raise their arms. Many use wheelchairs.
Restaurant Survey for Hearing Accessibility
This Word document has an unkown source, but appears to be from a member of the Hearing Loss Association of America-Rochester Chapter. Several considerations for hearing accessibility are included for consideration, but the standards do not include referenced sources.
A tip sheet for communicating with individuals who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.
This is a desktop reference manual which presents common universal design principles from Universal Design New York and offers examples of how to incorporate these ideas into other projects.