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Aug 8 2022

Crip Camp from Netflix

Aug 5 2022

Crip Camp on Youtube

Bennett’s Village

Aug 7 2021

Bennett’s Village is an organization dedicated to make the world a more inclusive place for ALL to play.  Read More

Sign language classes

Aug 7 2021

ALL CLASSES CANCELED

All Classes will be conducted virtually through Zoom:

Beginners Class

Start Date: Thursday, September 15, 2022 from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm (No Classes during Thanksgiving week)

End Date: December 8, 2022 (12 weeks)

There is a sliding scale of $50-$75 per 12-week session.

You can mail a check to the IRC to reserve a slot in an upcoming session. Make sure to include your name, email address, and phone number. Makes your check out to IRC and note “Sign Language” and mail checks to:  Brenda Gianniny, IRC, 815 Cherry Avenue, Charlottesville, VA 22903.

For more information contact Brenda Gianniny at  bgianniny@ntelos.net

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Adaptive equipment

Aug 7 2021

Here is some of the equipment IRC currently has available. If you would like more information about our available equipment or would like to request equipment, please contact us.

Power chairs

  • 2 Jazzy power chairs
  • 1 Pronto-M-1 power chair

Manual chairs

  • Several E&J folding chairs

Other

  • Walkers
  • Portable ramps
  • Crutches
  • Tires and tubes

ADA corner

Aug 7 2021

Below are various sources related to the Americans with Disabilities Act. For more detailed inquiries, please visit or email a staff member from the staff page.

ADA.gov homepage

Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act from the US Department of Justice.

ADAAG Standards

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities.

ADA Standards

2010 ADA Standards for accessible design.

DBTAC Online Course

Overview of disability rights laws–a free, self-paced course on federal disability rights laws.

Architectural Barriers Act

The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) of 1968.

Virginia Office for Protection and Advocacy

Virginia’s Protection and Advocacy System Serving Persons with Disabilities.

Center for Universal Design

The Center for Universal Design at NC State is a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products.

Ramp Design

Handicap ramp design and construction guidelines.

The VisitAble Database

Apr 10 2020

The Visitable Database actively helps locations become more mobility-friendly, advertises companies who are leading the way in accessibility, and provides an easy way for those with mobility issues to explore accessibility!