Why Educational Institutions Must Have Disability Ramps

Many modern-day universities, schools, and other educational institutions today make their students aware of the importance of being unbiased and tolerant.

Even young kids are taught the importance of not discriminating against those with disabilities. Most educational institutions in Australia place significant emphasis on being inclusive. It also means that when universities and schools don’t provide adequate wheelchair access, it is regrettable.

Educators need to be aware of the Disabilities Discrimination Act (DDA). They also need to make sure that their educational institutions meet specific wheelchair access standards.

Why Students Need Proper Wheelchair Access

Students will attend classes most days of the week. If there is no ramp leading up to different buildings on campus, they will have to face the same challenges every single day. There may not be someone to help them every day, and these difficulties can become a deterrent to attending school or college with regularity.

College students may often face more challenging situations. University class schedules aren’t always in fixed locations. Students have to move from one building to another across campus, to attend classes. If they have to struggle with wheelchair access multiple times a day, that can also affect their morale and self-esteem.

Many Different Individuals

Schools, colleges, and universities have many staff members and employees. There are administrators, professors, teachers, and other staff, some of whom might require wheelchair access too. This too makes it necessary for educational institutions to ensure that different buildings on their premises have wheelchair access.

When educational institutions follow the accessibility guidelines set by the DDA, it makes them compliant and ensures that they are sensitive to the needs of their students and employees.

Various Ramp Customisation Options

Every setting is different, and each client will have specific requirements and budgets. It’s why we at Adapta offer a wide range of wheelchair ramp products. These features are made from Colorbond material and are available in a variety of colours too. We offer a wide range of configurations and layouts. So, even though our products are modular in design, you can get customised solutions that suit your needs.

All our ramp products are in-line with DDA guidelines. They are simple to install, structurally sound and built to last. You will find easy customisation options on our website. Our team is here to help with all the information you need about our products and how you can customise solutions. Our modular ramps are suitable for educational institutions and all other commercial and residential settings.

All our ramp kits come with support posts, pre-cut decks, complete hardware, and fixings. These ramp features are coated and pre-fabricate; it means you get a no-weld, seamless installation. There are landings and ramp frames, and you also get a detailed CAD plan with illustrations and instructions for ramp installation.

Resilient and Long-Lasting Ramp From Adapta

As mentioned earlier, all our products are available in a range of Colorbond shades. This variety helps to ensure the structure matches the colour theme and styling of your building. Adapta ramps are built to endure the harsh and unpredictable weather conditions that exist in many parts of Australia. When you opt for our ramps, you can rest assured that you are making the right choice.

We are committed to providing our clients value for money. We offer a wide variety of ramp layouts and options. You can call 1800 232 782 or contact Adapta through this form. One of our representatives will contact you shortly to discuss your requirements and help you select a ramp best-suited to your needs.

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