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The Experience of Environmental Barriers among Adults with Disabilities: A National Description

Environmental Contexts and Disability

ISBN: 978-1-78441-263-0, eISBN: 978-1-78441-262-3

ISSN: 1479-3547

Publication date: 4 November 2014

Abstract

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To our knowledge, this is among the first nationally representative analysis of barriers that interfere with daily activities experienced by adults in the United States. It highlights the experience of adults with disabilities and describes numerous types of potential barriers.

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Acknowledgements

Acknowledgments

This research was supported, in part, by the Intramural Research Program at NIH, CC, RMD.

Citation

Altman, B.M., Lollar, D.J. and Rasch, E.K. (2014), "The Experience of Environmental Barriers among Adults with Disabilities: A National Description", Environmental Contexts and Disability (Research in Social Science and Disability, Vol. 8), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 33-53. https://doi.org/10.1108/S1479-354720140000008003

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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