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What is accessibility?

Accessibility focuses on disability. Features are added to a living space to accommodate a particular limitation. A toilet seat may be raised, a faucet changed, grab bars installed in the bathroom, doors removed to make the doorway wide enough for a wheelchair to pass, ramps, portable or permanent lifts, strobe light alerts, and tactile or Braille markers are all examples of accessibility features. Often recommendations are made by a physical or occupational therapist when someone loses their ability to lift, reach, grasp, bend, walk, see, hear, and so on due to advancing age or after a debilitating illness or injury.
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