News about handicap and chronic illness

Modifying your home and life for a child with special needs

Monday, July 2. 2018

Accessibility modifications run the gamut from simple added lighting to complete interior redesigns. Structural modifications might mean a wheelchair ramp, widened doorways, or a raised bathing platform. Other home enhancements include installing a lower toilet, accessible handles throughout the home, and a lift for the tub. Children on the autism spectrum may benefit from added sound protection and a room specifically designed to limit sensory input.

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