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Articles and Publications relating to Accessibility in the Built Environment

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ACAA does not warrant that the following publications are necessarily accurate, current, or appropriate in all respects.

Readers should make their own judgements about the accuracy, currency and appropriateness of the publications.

Where links are not provided to the source(s) many publications may be available from libraries at universities, TAFE, etc.

All education libraries allow public access to their collections but not necessarily to borrow.

 

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Australian Publication A dim view of pedestrian safety: Raising awareness of the needs of vision impaired pedestrians

Caroline Mapleston, OMI, Vision Australia, Journal of the Australian College of Road Safety - Vol 23,No.3,2012,pp.45-50

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Australian Publication Access everywhere

Manton, J and Connor, J.

This is a 32-part series of access awareness handbooks directed at businesses and organisations.

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Australian Publication Access for all Poster

Australian Institute of Architects National Access Work Group.

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of International Year of Disabled Persons (IYDP) and the commencement of the Premises Standards 2010.

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Australian Publication Accessible tourism in publicly available research reports

Associate Professor Simon Darcy

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Australian Publication Advisory Notes on Access to Premises

Commonwealth Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, March, 1998

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Australian Publication An occupational therapist's guide to home modification practice

Thorofare, NJ: SLACK Inc. Ainsworth, E & de Jonge, D. (2011).

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Australian Publication Building Sight: A handbook of building and interior design solutions to include the needs of visually impaired people

National Centre for Ageing and Sensory Loss , circa 1997. Brighton Beach, Victoria, Australia. Available from Vision Australia Foundation, Kooyong, Victoria

This publication is an Australian supplement to the UK book of the same name. The authors of the UK book are Peter Barker, Jon Barrick and Rod Watson.

The UK book was published by the Royal National Institute for the Blind.

The Australian supplement was developed by Murray Mountain and is available from Vision Australia Foundation

Australian Publication Changing Places Transforming Lives Information Kit

Changing Places Australia Project.

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Australian Publication Cultural Life, Disability, Inclusion and Citizenship - Moving Beyond Leisure in Isolation

Edited by Simon Darcy, Jerome F. Singleton

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Australian Publication Evacuation of People with Disability & Emergent Limitations: Considerations for Safer Buildings & Efficient Evacuations

by Lee Wilson

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Australian Publication Improving Access to Heritage Buildings

Martin, Eric, 1999, Australian Council of National Trusts and the Australian Heritage Commission.

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International Publication International Publications Search

UK Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

The Committee advises the UK Government on access for disabled people to transport and the built environment.

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Australian Publication More Accessible Housing for Independent Living - A guide to designing and adapting dwellings for the aged and people with disabilities

Hunter R.A, 1992, South Gippsland Municipalities Human Services Committee.

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Australian Publication New Housing Options For People with Significant Disability: Design Insights

Published by the Summer Foundation, Oct 2015.

The report provides insights into design based on our learnings from our housing demonstration projects in Abbotsford, Victoria and the Hunter region of NSW. The Summer Foundation is developing a small number of innovative housing and support projects to demonstrate a new and more inclusive housing option for people with significant disability.

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Australian Publication Right of Access

Villamanta Publishing, 1998, Australia.

Available from Villamanta Publishing

Australian Publication Room 206 - Accommodating Travellers with Disabilities

Helen McAuley & Ngaire Whitehead, 4th Edition 1999, ACROD Ltd.

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Australian Publication Sport and Recreation: Access for All - A guide to the design of accessible indoor and outdoor recreation and sporting facilities

Sport and Recreation Victoria, 1998, Villamanta Publishing, Australia

Available from Villamanta Publishing

Australian Publication Summer Foundation Building Better Lives

Publications on supportive accommodation, housing for young people in nursing homes, new housing options for people with significant disabilities, etc.

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Australian Publication Survey Findings on accessible temporary toilets

Western Australia Government, Department of Health, March 2017.

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