Disability Friendly Homes

Disability Friendly Homes

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FamilyShare.com l 15 ways to adjust a #home for someone with a #disability

15 ways to adjust a home for someone with a disability


Easy-slide drawers

Tips - Easy-slide drawers in accessible kitchen


Roll in shower

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Matt Cream Kitchen, Full View

Matt Cream Kitchen by Access Matters « Design Matters


Universal designed Kitchens- note 5' needed for turning! Great list of must haves.

Universal designed Kitchens


This black rubber ramp has tapered sides and doesn't look like ramp. $114

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Roll-in shower tile work gives visual cue.

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Purposeful design for seated user but functional for all in this Lucci designed kitchen

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Universal Bathroom

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A beautiful, simple home ramp that fits with cottage/ranch look, doesn't scream "accessible" and also handy for stollers, carts and other uses- in cold weather areas put an extended roof by the door over the decking.

Special Needs Resource Project: Ramp Design (Part 2)


Beautiful ramp that does not shout "wheelchair ramp!" mediterranean exterior by Claudio Ortiz Design Group, Inc.

3 Home Features to Boost Accessibility


Universal Designed award winning house by LIFEhouse interior. Lots of great features without looking accessible.



Article with pictures and tips on having a doorless shower.

Doorless Showers Open a World of Possibilities


How to Choose Kitchen Appliances for Universal Design Accessibility and safety features for kitchen appliances let everyone in on the cooking fun

How to Choose Kitchen Appliances for Universal Design


A microwave drawer placed just beneath the countertop is one solution for shorter individuals and for those managing a wheelchair or crutches. It eliminates the sometimes dangerously high reach, and locating it underneath the counter means there is always a landing surface available for hot items as they come out. Younger children have easy access to the unit at this height, too. Controls are also easier to see and read, although taller individuals might have to bend down to read the display.

How to Choose Kitchen Appliances for Universal Design


Home Free Home - Home Free Home is an all volunteer organization that relies on local volunteer architects and university students. We are currently in the process of reaching out to volunteers across the country to grant resources to families in need.

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Universal Design - Gallery of Disability Friendly Kitchen and Home Designs

Universal Design / Aging in Place Design Gallery | Neil Kelly


Are you disabled? Do you dream of buying your own home? Find out how to make that dream a reality.

The Total Guide: Home Buying for People With Disabilities


Easter Seals and the Century 21 System's Easy Access Housing for Easier Living Program. Contains photo album highlighting key accessible/adaptable features

Easter Seals | Home Page


User-Friendly Homes For the Disabled @ realtor.com. Good list of things to consider in relation to different limitations

Home and Garden | User-Friendly - Remodeling Projects - Remodel


Making Disability Friendly Accommodations at Home Without Breaking the Bank

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2,630 wheelchair accessible bathroom Home Design Photos @ houzz.com

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Accessible Bathroom Design Options @ Better Homes and Gardens

Accessible Bathroom Design Options


The Accessible Home: Designing for All Ages & Abilities - New Book by Architect Deborah Pierce

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Handicapped individuals require accessibility changes to the home for safety.

A Checklist for a Handicap Home | eHow

  • Lee Willis
    Lee Willis

    Disappointing word choices. Not person first language. Good basic info.