American College - Center for Special Needs

Home Modifications: Thinking Outside the Box

Children and people with disabilities may need modifications to their family home. Beyond the usual ramps and lifts, there are other considerations for home modification.

BY Lauren Agoratus, M.A. | July 2019 | Category: Accessible Homes

Home Modifications: Thinking Outside the Box

Accessibility using universal design may benefit both the child and family. For example, a child who can’t get into a tub for whatever reason could benefit from a walk-in shower. Adjustable showerheads, non-skid tub floors, and grab bars can make bathing easier.

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