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Always in our top ten blog posts among our English and Spanish readers, What are physical barriers? defines physical barriers for people with disabilities, recommends organizations that provide information related to the standards issued under the Americans with Disabilities Act … Continue reading
Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for October 2020 on Barriers in the Community and at Home
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is I was recently diagnosed with a disability and I am finding barriers in my home and in my community. … Continue reading
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Answered Questions: Monthly News for the Disability Community for December 2018
Answered Questions is a monthly resource for the Spanish language Disability Community that fills an information need. This month’s question is: What are physical barriers? This edition of Answered Questions includes items that define physical barriers; describe the research and … Continue reading
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What are physical barriers?
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), physical barriers are “structural obstacles in natural or manmade environments that prevent or block mobility (moving around in the environment) or access” for people with disabilities. These barriers can affect … Continue reading