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Did You Know?

Door handles are easier to grasp than doorknobs.

Door handles can improve access to a room or building for those with hand or upper body impairments such as arthritis as less strength and muscle coordination are needed. There are also door handle adapters that can fit over doorknobs. This is an example of a simple, low-tech feature that can be implemented universally and benefit individuals with and without disabilities.

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