Personal experience illuminates ADA codes

ADA addresses minimum functional requirements but challenges remain, according to a blog on the Healthcare Design website

June 19, 2014

After a colleague experienced a month in a wheelchair, Healthcare Design blogger Christine Guzzo Vickery said she realized that while the Americans with Disability Act addresses minimum functional requirements, challenges remain. After experiencing carpet-induced electric shocks and difficult-to-navigate conference rooms, Vickery said, the colleague was convinced that full immersion is the best approach to take when planning a healthcare facility.

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