Episode 88 Resources: A Day for All: International Day of Persons with Disabilities


Featured Organization

  • Inclusive Public Space Project (IPS)
    The IPS Project is investigating the problems caused by unequal access to city streets around the world and the ways law and governments respond to them. This issue is particularly important to people with disabilities, older people, children, parents, and caregivers. Our aim is to raise public awareness and build solidarity, strengthen the rights of pedestrians, and make cities more inclusive.
    Source: University of Leeds
    Link: inclusivepublicspace.leeds.ac.uk
  • Burton Blatt Institute, UK University Begin Study of Inclusive Public Spaces and Accessibility of Streets
    Source:  Global Universal Design Commission (GUDC)

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Global Disability Rights Resources

ADA Guidance on Public Access

  • Project Civic Access
    A wide-ranging effort to ensure that U.S. counties, cities, towns, and villages comply with the ADA by eliminating physical and communication barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating fully in community life.
    Source: US. Department of Justice (DOJ)
    Link: ada.gov/civicac.htm
  • Proposed ADA and ABA Accessibility Guidelines for the Public Rights-of-Way
    In the process of being finalized, these new guidelines address access to sidewalks and streets, crosswalks, curb ramps, pedestrian signals, on-street parking, and other components of public rights-of-way.
    Source: U.S. Access Board
    Link: access-board.gov/prowag

Past ADA Live Episodes on Related Topics

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