There are many obsticles to consider when designing a kitchen for the mentally and physically impaired. It is most important to consider the accessibility of sinks, cabinets, countertops and appliances in a safe manner. A rule of thumb for kitchen design that can be used for this target audience is to “not inhibit access or use by all people, disabled or undisabled.”
Posted by: Kristina Kalfaian
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