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Disability Friendly Homes

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

Matt Cream Kitchen, Full View

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

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

Roll-in shower tile work gives visual cue.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

Universal Design - Gallery of Disability Friendly Kitchen and Home Designs

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

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

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

Making Disability Friendly Accommodations at Home Without Breaking the Bank

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

Accessible Bathroom Design Options @ Better Homes and Gardens

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