Provide accessible, affordable, community building ideas for the aged.
American Association of Retired
The Center for Universal Design - North Carolina
University - Raleigh
A national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates,
develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in buildings and related
products. They are using a combination of text and multimedia modes for presentation
of their information to ensure access to all users.
The Design Linc - The Disability Products &
Design Resource Center
An on-line interior design resource and information service, specifically geared to locate
high quality products and services available for the physically challenged (all
Disability Related Organizations Link
Provides a list of disability related organizations.
Offers information on kitchen appliances, unique daily living products and home automation
products that promote a convenient, comfortable and safe home environment for people of
all ages. Useful information for seniors and people with mobility challenges.
Funding for Home Rehabilitation
Web sites for information on funding sources.
The Home Modification Action Project
Provides information on home modifications so that frail older and disabled persons have
the choice to age in place and the provision of care can take place in a supportive
environment. Site is designed for builders, homeowners, or those who have a loved
one with access needs.
Home of Your Own Program-Missouri
for Developmental Disabilities
Missouri AgrAbility Project
This state program provides appropriate education and assistance designed to promote
independence in production agricultural and rural living. The Missouri AgrAbility Program
provides professional training, on-the-farm assessment, technical assistance, information
dissemination, and referral to other service providers.
National Fair Housing Advocate Online
A resource designed to serve both the fair housing advocacy community and the general
public with timely news and information regarding the issues of housing discrimination.
National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation
Promotes the coordination of research about individuals with disabilities through the
federal government and ensures that the general public, services, and agencies have access
to research results.
National Resource Center on Supportive Housing and
The Center's mission is to make supportive housing and home modification a more integral
component of successful aging, long-term care, preventive health, and the development of
Section 504, Rehabilitation Act of 1973
Nondiscrimination under Federal grants and programs; promulgation of rules and
Trace Research and Development Center:
Designing a more Usable World for All
Gives basic info about concepts like universal and flexible design and also about many
related guidelines, standards, tools, and ideas.
Universal Design and Home Accessibility
Resources and links compiled by Iowa State University Extension.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
(HUD) - Accessible Housing Designs
Links to information about accessibility that is required by different federal laws,
accessibility that is voluntary and information about innovative accessible designs for
multifamily and single family housing.
Human Environmental Sciences Extension
External sites are not
endorsed by the University of Missouri.
HES Extension Site Administrator