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THE HOMES FOR LIFE COALITION
OF HOWARD COUNTY, MARYLAND

Homes for Life Coalition Publications:

 

Homes for Life: Using Universal Design To Create Barrier Free Homes For Better Living.  Copyright ©May 2003.

Homes For Life Coalition Of Howard County, Maryland Glossary Of Barrier-Free Housing Terms.  Copyright ©July 2002.

(Please contact Diane Caplan at homesforlifeco@yahoo.com or at 410-917-5767 for more information.)


Catalogs:

Health & Wellness: Sears Catalog. 1-800-326-1750 or SearsHealthandWellness.com

Directory of Accessible Building Products.  National Association of Home Builders. 800-638-8556 or www.nahbrc.org

Make Living at Home a Little Easier. Dynamic Living. 1-888-940-0605 or www.dynamic-living.com 


Booklets:

Universal Design and Home Modification. AARP, 1-888-OUR-AARP (687-2277)

Home Modifications Practice Guidelines. The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. 877-404-AOTA 
or http://www.aota.org/memserv/links/storelogin.asp?pf_id=1197C. 
With contributions from the Homes for Life Coalition of Howard County, this booklet presents a succinct overview of the occupational therapy process in 
home modification interventions, defines that process as it occurs within the boundaries of acceptable practice, and describes the contributions that occupational 
therapy professionals make through evaluation, consultation, and training with clients. Appendices include a glossary of terms, "Principles of Universal Design and 
Home Modifications," selected 2004 CPT Billing Codes, and explanations of what occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants do.

Brochures:

“How well does your house meet your needs?” AARP, 1-888-OUR-AARP (687-2277)

“Tips for Choosing a Home Improvement Contractor.”  Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation, 1-888-218-5925


Books:

 The following books are available at the Howard County Public Library.

 

Accessible Housing by Design: Universal Design Principles in Practice, Steven Winter Associates

 

Beautiful Universal Design: A Visual Guide, Cynthia Leibrack et al

 

The Universal Design File: Designing For People of All Ages and Abilities, The Center for Universal Design, North Carolina State University

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