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The Road to Decreasing Barriers Faced by People with Disabilities


I Introduction

II Types of Disabilities

III Common Barriers

IV The Concept of Universal Design

V Lessons Learned

VI References

-- by Shane Holten, M.E.S.

Shane Holten is President of SPH Planning & Consulting, a company specializing in the planning, design and construction of barrier-free environments, including research and policy development related to disability issues.

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