Paralyzed Veterans of America Florida Chapter
Paralyzed Veterans of America Florida Chapter
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3799 N. Andrews Ave.
Oakland Park, FL 33309
Phone: (954) 565-8885
Fax: (954) 565-8843
FL Only: (800) 683-2001
 

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News & Events

 

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Save the Date!

2016 PVAF

Golf Classic

October 1, 2016

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Resources 

Government Relations | Building Codes | Equipment Loaner Program


 


 Government Relations

 

PVAF staff and volunteers work closely with local, state, and federal government officials to provide consultation on the enforcement of the ADA, compliance with state & federal access codes, and sponsorship of legislation that improves the current guidelines for veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

Activities include educational seminars, which furthers the issue of disability awareness.

 

Building Codes

The Access Board - A federal agency committed to accesible design
http://www.access-board.gov/
ADA Accessibility Guidelines (ADAAG) (includes supplements for state and local government facilities and for building elements designed for children's use).

The State of Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction
http://www.dca.state.fl.us/fbc
Staff provides technical support to architects, building officials, and consumers about accessibility requirements established by the Florida Legislature for minimum accessibility criteria in buildings for people with disabilities. A manual describing these accessibility requirements is available to all interested parties.

 

Equipment Loaner Program

PVAF has the following items available to persons in need of them:

Quad canes & regular canes
Walkers (folding)
Various Cushions (4)
Various medical supplies

If you have equipment that you would like to donate, pick-up or if you need more information, please contact Mike Foster.