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The Public Right-of-Way Accessibility Guidelines (PROWAG) rulemaking has concluded. The PROWAG final rule has been published in the Federal Register. Please visit the Access Board’s PROWAG page for the guidelines.

Toileting and Bathing Facilities for Assisted Transfers

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Faletti, M.V. (1984). Human factors research and functional environments for the aged. In I. Altman, M.P. Lawton, and J.F. Wohlwill (Eds.), Elderly People and the Environment. New York: Plenum Press.

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Sanford, J.A., Echt, K., and Malassigné, P. (1999). An E for ADAAG: The case for accessibility guidelines for the elderly based on three studies of toilet transfer. Journal of Physical and Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics16(3,4), 39-58.

Sanford, J.A. and Megrew, M.B. (1999). “Using Environmental Simulation to Measure Accessibility for Older People. In E. Steinfeld and S. Danford (Eds.), Measuring Enabling Environments, Plenum Press: 183-206.

Sanford, J.A., and Megrew, M.B. (1995). An evaluation of grab bars to meet the needs of elderly people. Assistive Technology, 7(1) 36-47.

Steinfeld, E.. and Shea, S. (1993). Enabling home environments. Identifying barriers to independence. Technology and Disability, 2(4), 69-79.

Zola, I.K. (1993). Disability statistics: What we count and what it tells us. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 4(2), 9-39.