CY Plan 120 Lecture 3

CY Plan 120 Lecture 3 - CY Plan 120 Lecture 3 Read Brault...

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CY Plan 120 Lecture 3 Read: Brault Americans with Disability 2005 Visit: American Factfinder and www.disabilityplanningdata.com How are disabilities defined in surveys? - often with age and specific functions - surveyors are specific so they can get the information they need - there are over 40 definitions of disabled in the federal government documents alone - broad surveys ask a lot of people the same question - deep surveys ask more complicated questions, but use a smaller sample American Factfinder - get quick info that 10-15 years ago would have taken a lot of work - info comes form the U.S. Census - Try to look at the Berkeley population and find out how many people are disabled - Ex: a national survey says 18.7% of the population has a disability Bring questions about this Monday. Note: In order to have something such as a curb cut, all there needs to be is one person who needs them. This is because there are not set number of people needed to provide access to the disabled.
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This note was uploaded on 10/03/2011 for the course CY PLAN 120 taught by Professor Stoddard during the Fall '10 term at Berkeley.

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CY Plan 120 Lecture 3 - CY Plan 120 Lecture 3 Read Brault...

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