Non-ambulatory at School

Embracing the Individual with Duchenne:
Non-ambulatory at School

  • Ensure there are wheelchair accessible doors throughout the entire school.
  • Ensure there is ample space to maneuver between desks in the classrooms.
  • Ensure there is wheelchair access to all parts of the school, even to places used infrequently – like a ramp for the school’s stage.
  • Ensure there is a plan for fire, weather and shooter emergencies.
  • Ensure there is a plan for when the elevator is unusable – like a stair slide.
  • Ensure there is an accessible vehicle for field trips and that all the outside activities are accessible as well.

—Family, Friends and Duchenne—

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