Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Shelley Peterman SchwarzHome Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier by Shelley Peterman Schwarz

Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier

byShelley Peterman SchwarzEditorShelley Peterman Schwarz

Paperback | December 5, 2011

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Written by the best-selling author ofMultiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life EasierandParkinson's Disease: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier, Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life Easieris designed to help people with chronic illness, physical disability, temporary or permanent (including low vision, blind, hard of hearing, the Deaf, and others), and age-related limitations make their homes safer and more accessible without costly remodeling or structural changes. Shelley Peterman Schwarz shares her unique blend of motivation, inspiration, and practical tips, techniques, and shortcuts with her readers. She has learned from personal experience, to adapt, organize, and simplify life.

Shelley covers the basic concepts of Universal Design, as well as knowing what modifications one can do personally and what changes require professional attention. Chapters cover every room of the home and outdoor living. Readers will also find suggestions for unique products, many not readily available in stores. A resource section at the end of each chapter provides information for contacting support organizations and helpful services and products.

Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life EasierAnswers Questions Such As:

  • How do I live in my home now that I use a mobility device?
  • How do I get in and out of the shower?
  • What are some ways to make my kitchen (bathroom/bedroom) easier to use?
  • How do I get in and out of the house, up and down stairs?
  • How do I stay connected with the world outside of my home?
  • And more

    Shelley Peterman Schwarz teaches and inspires people who are experiencing limitations of all types how to conserve valuable time and energy, develop techniques for making life easier, and enjoy life to the fullest.

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Shelley Peterman Schwarzand her husband, Dave, live in Madison, Wisconsin. At the time of her MS diagnosis in 1979, Shelley was working as a teacher of the deaf and mother to a 5- and 3-year old. She has received numerous awards and is an internationally acclaimed author, columnist, and TV and radio personality in the field of living w...
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Title:Home Accessibility: 300 Tips for Making Life EasierFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.33 inPublished:December 5, 2011Publisher:Demos (Trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1936303221

ISBN - 13:9781936303229

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Table of Contents

"Section 1
1. Who Needs This Book
2. Basic Concepts
Section 2
3. Home Adaptations vs. Remodeling vs. Custom Design
4. Universal Design Basics
Section 3
The Accessible Home
5. Coming In/Going Out
6. All Around the House
7. Kitchen
8. Bathroom
9. Living Areas
10. Bedroom
11. Home Office
12. Laundry, Basement, and Storage
13. Outdoor Living Spaces
14. Where You Can Learn More"