Living Senior: Sample of poor design for wheelchair ramps

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wheelchair ramp that is not safe

This is one of many examples of a wheelchair ramp that was not designed with assistance of a professional who is well versed in Universal Design.

This photo is compliments of Strategies for Independent Living, it illustrates a common problem of designing an accessible entrance without a skilled professional assisting.  Universal Design is a very specialize practice and its important to work with someone who is experienced.

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