Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

TECHNOLOGY

Pennsylvania's Initiative on Assistive Technology (PIAT)

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY (AT) RESOURCES

AT Web Resources Page - All Categories

WEB RESOURCES - Home Accessibility / Home Modifications


  • Concrete Change
    http://concretechange.org
    Designing all homes, not just specially designed homes, to be accessible to all people, including visitors; considering the ability to enter a home through an exterior/interior door a major priority in all home construction.
  • Easter Seals and Century 21 Systems
    http://www.easterseals.com/site/PageServer?pagename=ntlc_easyaccesshousing
    Developing accessible homes for the aging population to maintain independence. Resources include educational brochures, an expert panel with additional resources, and easy-to-implement tips for making an accessible home a reality.
  • Fair Housing Accessibility FIRST
    http://www.fairhousingfirst.org/
    Supported by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, this initiative promotes compliance with the Fair Housing Act design and construction requirements. The program offers comprehensive and detailed instruction programs, useful online web resources, and a toll-free information line for technical guidance and support.
  • National Association of Remodeling Industry
    http://www.nari.org/
    The NARI is the professional association of remodelers and provides information and education about the benefits of remodeling to a smart home. The site provides list of NARI-approved remodelers.
  • Fall Prevention Center of Excellence
    http://www.homemods.org/pages/safety-assess.shtml
    HomeMods is a service provided by the Archstone Foundation through the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. This website provides an extensive list of resources that act as guides and assessment tools for home safety and home modification.
  • Self-Determination Housing Project of Pennsylvania
    http://www.sdhp.org/
    SDHP works to increase the stock of affordable, accessible and integrated housing and to expand access to public and private housing programs for people with disabilities. The project's mission is for all Pennsylvanians to have the opportunity to live in decent housing which meets their needs.

AT Web Resources Page - All Categories

For More Information, Please Contact PIAT

Telephone
Voice: 800-204-PIAT (7428), in state
TTY: 866-268-0579, in state
Voice/TTY: 215-204-1356

Email
ATinfo@temple.edu

Mailing Address
Institute on Disabilities
1601 N. Broad Street
University Services Bldg., Suite 610
Philadelphia, PA 19122



Institute on Disabilities at Temple University
University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research and Service