Universal Design for Accessible Homes

Home modifications by occupational therapist (OT) based on principles of universal design and accessibility.

Universal/accessible design of the home from an occupational therapy and a construction perspective. This blog is part of a quest for cool, convenient, functional design that makes life safer, easier, and as maintenance-free as possible. It's about the lifestyle.

HMOTA: Looking for Home Mod OT's in Pennsylvania & Mississippi

  HMOTA is looking for occupational therapists specializing in home modifications or who would like to learn about this exciting emergi...

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HMOTA: Philadelphia Home Mod OT Home Evaluation Conference POSTPONED

HMOTA: Home Mod OT Evaluation Festival Conference POSTPONED until further notice. We are postponing in order to resolve licensin...

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HMOTA: Dr. Rachel Russell on the OT Home Mod Eval Process

Dr. Rachel Russell gave a very informative presentation on her research on Occupational Therapy Home Modification Processes.  Her res...

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HMOTA Conference in Philadelphia 2018-POSTPONED

The Home Modification Occupational Therapy Alliance (HMOTA) the conference in Philadelphia is postponed. POSTPONED until...

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Apps for Home Design

Magicplan Description: As easy as taking a picture: Floor plan creation with the awarded magicplan app is so precise,...

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Home Modifications and HGTV: Part 2

  HGTV was debating on having a program on renovating homes for accessibility/aging-in-place based on universal de...

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Low cost solution for wheelchair ramp for 2-steps

Got a call recently from a woman whose 70-year old husband had a fall in the yard and she had to drag him in a wheelchair up the ste...

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