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Resources for Information

We are providing selected, information-rich sites for your reference, rather than listing everything under the sun. Some of these sites have their own extensive links lists.*

Accessibility Related Links

  • Access Board LogoThe Access Board of the federal government is the primary source for Americans with Disabilities Act information. This site enables you to get copies of and download important technical information, such as the ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG), and provides information on forthcoming updates in areas such as outdoor recreation, play areas, children's facilities, etc. A valuable and excellent site.
  • ADA.GOV Home Page - USDOJ
  • ADA National Network
  • The Department of Justice ADA Home Page is the starting point for all kinds of technical and legal information. Many documents are available and/or can be read using an Acrobat Reader
  • Informationtechnology Technical Assistance and Training Center - ITTATC focuses on improving the accessibility and usability of information and telecommunication technology, such as computers, websites, and telephones, and on office technology, such as copiers and fax machines.
  • ADA Document Portal - The ADA Collection consists of about 3,400 documents organized into 10 categories shown in the left column. Use the links in the left column to browse to the individual categories and documents in the collection.
  • Easter Seals LogoEaster Seals Washington is the Washington affiliate of one of the foremost organizations working to provide independence for people with disabilities. The site is an excellent resource for people with disabilities and their families, services, and for information about accessibility.
  • The Center For Universal Design, North Carolina State University has a site offering accessible product evaluations, studies and discussion of Universal Design Principles.
  • Access-Able is an excellent site offering practical information on accessible transportation, lodging , etc, as well as excellent travel links.
  • Ageless Design is a site operated by an architectural gerontologist, with tips for making a safer home for those with disabilities associated with aging.
  • Washington's State Building Code Council (SBCC) has an excellent set of links to model code, building associations, and governmental sites.
  • HUD's Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FEHO) Department has information on the Fair Housing Act and Accessibility.

Other Links

  • AIA is the web site of the American Institute of Architects, a valuable resource for both Architects and the public looking for professional services.
  • The Seattle Department of Construction and Land Use (DCLU) has a set of Client Assistance Memos (CAMs) that are useful to Owners and design professionals filing for permits in Seattle.

* Endelman & Associates PLLC does not take any responsibility for the contents of and connections to any of the above links, which are provided solely for convenience.