Terminology and People First Language

Interacting with People with Disabilities October 1, 2012 National Center on AccessibilityNational Center on Accessibility, Indiana University-Bloomington Interacting with an individual who has a disability might be considered awkward and uncomfortable for some people. By being knowledgeable on the appropriate terms and methods of communication, interacting […]

Planning for Inclusion

Implementing an Accessibility Management Program in a Parks and Recreation Business Model January 13, 2009 Jennifer SkulskiNational Center on Accessibility, Indiana University-Bloomington Introduction Headlines—Any Town U.S.A. Department of Environmental Conservation settles in access for the disabled lawsuit (July 10, 2001). Department of Parks and Recreation, […]

Program Access: Beyond Bricks and Mortar

January 13, 2006 Jennifer Skulski and Gary RobbNational Center on Accessibility, Indiana University-Bloomington Keys to Program Access Generally, there are two types of access: physical access and program access.  Physical access, also referred to as architectural access, encompasses access to buildings, structures, and the environment.  […]