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Accessible Desks and Furniture

This webpage provides a list of desks and tables that follow ADA guidelines and meet accessibility standards. This page is provided to supply information and examples of universally designed furniture for buyers.

Accessible Environments, Inc.

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Posted by: Haba Ismail on Sat Oct 08, 2011 at 1:38 p.m.

Including accessible desks and furniture in dorms is a great way to help individuals with disabiliites. It improves their studying evnviorment by allowing them to study and learn in a safe and usable enviorment.The cost/ price of the furniture can be an issue.

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Posted by: grant on Tue Oct 11, 2011 at 3:14 p.m.

I noticed that the products being sold here were very expensive. Especially in the case of a dormitory where multiple would need to be purchased. I think it's a great idea that dormitories are universally designed so that individuals with additional needs can maneuver the whole building and are not just confined to their own room.

If a person has friends in the same dorm they may not ever be able to visit their friend's room.

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Posted by: MNstudent on Sun Oct 16, 2011 at 3:54 p.m.

This website is a good starting point for getting ideas about accessible desks and furniture and potential costs.

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Posted by: sgegare on Wed Nov 29, 2023 at 10:41 a.m.

The link to this resource states "accessible desks and furniture" however the website is focused on seemingly unrelated products. Although the website is easy to follow and accessible, it is semi-misleading with the topic and the pricing of the products may be off-putting to some potential users.

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