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Discover Accessible Fitness

The Discover Accessible Fitness: A Wheelchair User's Guide for Using Fitness Equipment was created as a resource for the new standards for inclusive fitness equipment released by the American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM) which provide specifications for fitness equipment that is accessible to users of all abilities.

This resource can assist wheelchair users and professionals for using fitness equipment for safety and accessibility with cardiovascular, strength, and flexibility equipment.

Year: 
2014
Author: 
National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD) and Beneficial Designs, Inc

Inclusion by Design

Inclusion by Design: Equality, diversity and the built environment (PDF)

Year: 
2008
Author: 
Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment

Housing an Aging Population

Housing an Aging Population: Are We Prepared? (PDF)

Year: 
2012
Author: 
Barbara Lipman, Jeffrey Lubell, Emily Salomon
Publisher: 
The Center for Housing Policy

Socially Sustainable Design Making the Case for Design that Includes

Valerie Fletcher's Presentation from ABX 2012 Socially Sustainable Design (PDF)

Year: 
2012
Author: 
Valerie Fletcher

Living in the Community: Housing Design for Adults with Autism

This project looks at how residential buildings can be made more autism-friendly. Autism is characterised by problems with social functioning that can seriously affect a person's ability to live independently. Adults with autism therefore often need support in managing everyday tasks.

Living in the Community (PDF)

Year: 
2010
Author: 
Helen Hamlyn Center et al

Transit Access Training Toolkit

This Toolkit has been compiled by Tom Rickert for the World Bank thanks to funding provided by the Norwegian and Finnish governments, 2009.

Transit Access Training Toolkit (PDF)

Year: 
2009
Author: 
Tom Rickert
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