Top Menu

Writers and Books
Follow Us
YELPFACEBOOK Twitter Instagram

Accessibility

Writers & Books is fully wheelchair accessible. If you have any questions or requests for special services please email us at accommodation@wab.org. Please see the details below from our accessibility audit, detailing our accessible features.

Accessible Approach/Entrance
• Lift access from entrance
• Route of travel is slip resistant and at least 36 in wide
• Objects can be detecting by person with visual disability using a cane
• Curbs have curb cuts at drives, parking, and drop off

Parking and Drop-Off Areas
• 1 accessible parking spaces available, with 8-foot-wide access aisle and 98 inches of vertical clearance
• Accessible space is closest to accessible entrance on proper route
• Accessible space marked with International Symbol of Accessibility

Entrance
• Main entrance is accessible (back entrance)
• Lift given as alternative to main entrance stairs
• Alternate accessible entrance can be used independently (but only to exit)
• Entrance door has at least 32 inches of clear opening with at least 18 inches of clear wall on the pull side of door, next to handle
• Threshold edge is accessible
• Door handle no higher than 48 inches and operable with closed fist

Rooms and Spaces
• Aisles and pathways to materials and services at least 36 inches wide
• 5-foot space for turning a wheelchair completely
• Obstacles are cane-detectable in circulation paths through public areas

Seats, Tables, and Counters

• Aisles between fixed seating at least 36 inches wide: N/A (no fixed seating)
• Spaces for wheelchair seating distributed throughout: N/A (no fixed seating; allows for rearranging, 1 designated wheelchair space)

Vertical Circulation

• Lift to main level with elevator access

Elevator
• Call button in hallway no higher than 42 inches

Restrooms

• Fully accessible rest rooms with pictograms used to identify rest rooms (includes braille)
• Doorway to rest room is at least 32 inches clear with accessible handles
• Adequate maneuvering space for a person using a wheelchair (approximately 6.5 ft)
• 36-inch-wide path to all fixtures
• Accessible stall with grab bars behind and on the side of wall nearest to the toilet
• Stall door operable with closed fist
• Faucet operable with closed fist

If you would like to make a request for any special accommodation, please email us at accommodation@wab.org at least 7 days prior to any event or workshop.