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accessibility

degree to which designs, structures and services are usable (accessible) by people who have limited mobility (ability to walk) or other disabilities (1)


accessibility and safety audit

participatory process used to evaluate water and sanitation facilities with the purpose of improving accessibility for people with disabilities and safety for all users (4)


assistive device

device that helps someone overcome or manage their disability including mobility aids (e.g. wheelchair, crutches, cane) and hearing aids; also devices that overcome barriers such as ramps (2)



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