Please log in to rate and comment on entries or to edit your profile.

Know a good UDE website or resource?

Submit a link.

ACCESS-ed Resource Description

external link

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.

Report a problem with this entry

2 visitors have rated this entry an average 2.5 out of 5 stars.

There are 3 comments on this entry.

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.

Login to request moderator review of this comment.

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.

Login to request moderator review of this comment.

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.

Login to request moderator review of this comment.

Log in to post a comment or rate this entry.

You may register for an account if don't have one.

"We cannot afford to let the issue of disabilities be simply an afterthought. We have a unique opportunity now, as industry pours billions of dollars into upgrading the communications infrastructure, to make sure that people with disabilities are not left behind. Now is the time. Accessibility of services and products for all Americans has got to be a design feature, not an add-on."

Chairman Kennard, Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Statement on Video Description, 11/18/99