Promotion of non-handicapping environments for disabled persons : guidelines


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Barrier-free structures in the built environment enable people with disabilities to participate in mainstream society. These guidelines contain recommendations on planning and building design, public awareness initiatives, access policy provisions and legislation to promote barrier-free environments. The guidelines are intended to serve as a reference for decision-makers and programme personnel working on human settlement issues, especially those in architecture, research and training, urban planning and management, and the elimination of physical barriers to disabled persons' freedom of movement

Document No:ST/ESCAP/1492 Series:[Asian and Pacific Decade of Disabled Persons publications] 


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