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Wea l l k nowt ha tpr ov i di ngs ui t a bl ehy gi ene f a c i l i t i esf orpupi l sa ndv i s i t or si samus t . As i de f r om t hef a c tt ha ti t ’ sr equi r edbyl a w, ma nyofus ha v ea l r ea dywi t nes s edt hehugebenet st ha t pr ov i di ngpr operequi pmentc a nbr i ng. Al l s t udent ss houl dha v et hec ha nc et oenj oyt hei reduc a t i on, y etwor r i esa boutt oi l et i nga ndhy gi enec a ns i gnic a nt l yi mpa c t upont hi senj oy ment . Commona nx i et i esi nc l udet oi l et sbei ng s pa r s el yl oc a t edordi ffic ul tt ous e( f ore x a mpl e , i ft hes pa c ei s n’ t l a r geenoughf orawheel c ha i rt ur ni ngc i r c l e) . As s i s t edhy gi ene pr oc edur est ha ta r eunc omf or t a bl eorov er l ypr ol ongedc a n a l s oc a us ec onc er n.I ndr a s t i cs i t ua t i ons , uns ui t a bl et oi l et i ng a ndc ha ngi ngf a c i l i t i esc a nc a s tas ha dowov erapupi l ’ s e x per i enc eoft hei rs c hool da y s . Ofc our s e , di gni t yi sahugepa r toft hi sa nda l l y oungpeopl e des er v et hec ha nc et obea si ndependenta spos s i bl e . I fa s s i s t ed c ha ngi nga ndt oi l et i ngi snec es s a r y , i ts houl dbeha ndl edwi t h ma x i mum pr i v a c ya ndmi ni ma l i nt r us i on. Y ourc hoi c eof equi pmentwi l l bec ent r a l t ot hi s . F ore x a mpl e , t heS t a bi l aE r goS hower T r ol l eyha sa4poi nt pr ol i nga c t i onwhi c hpr ov i desa nupr i ghts ea t edpos i t i on. T hi s ma ybemor ec omf or t a bl ef ort hepupi l bei ngs hower ed, a si t ' s ea s i ert ok eepwa t era wa yf r om t hei rf a c e , a ndt heyc a nbemor e a wa r eofwha t ' sha ppeni ng. T oens ur ey ou’ r epr ov i di ngequi pmentt ha tc a nf a c i l i t a t et hi s , a s ky our s el f–c a nt heequi pmentbes a f el yus edbyj us tone per s on?I fs o, t hi swi l l hel py ous t r et c hy ourr es our c ea nd i mpr ov edi gni t yf ory ourpupi l s . Coul dt heequi pmentempower pupi l st ogeti nv ol v edi nt hei rowna s s i s t edt oi l et i ngor c ha ngi ng?T hi sma yhel pengenderf eel i ngsofa c c ompl i s hment a ndi ndependenc e . Doest heequi pmenta l l owpupi l st hemos t a mountofphy s i c a l f r eedom?F ore x a mpl e , t heRobi nOv er hea d Hoi s ti st heonl yhoi s ta v a i l a bl ewi t houtas pr ea derba r , whi c h f eel sf a rl es si nt r us i v ef ort heus er . Andi t ' snotj us tt hepupi l st ha ty ourc hoi c eofhy gi ene equi pmentwi l l a ffec t-i t ' st hei rpa r ent sa ndc a r er s , t oo. E nr ol l i ngac hi l di ns c hool r equi r esahugea mountoft r us tf r om a nypa r entorgua r di a n. I fas c hool i st owi nt ha tt r us t , notonl y mus ty ourf a c i l i t i esbeupt ot hej ob, t heymus ta l s obemoder n a ndi na na es t het i c a l l ypl ea s i ngs pa c e . Whenc ons i der i ngt hedes i gnofy ourhy gi enef a c i l i t i es , whynot t a k ei nt oa c c ounthowt her es toft hes c hool f eel s ?I fas t udenti s a nx i ousa boutt oi l et i nga ndhy gi ene , as pa c et ha tf eel sdi ffer ent f r om t her es toft hebui l di ngi sl i k el yt oc ompoundt hos e a nx i et i es . Hy gi ener oomsdon' tha v et of eel c l i ni c a l a ndc ol d. Whent a l k i ngt os uppl i er sa nda r c hi t ec t s , f eel f r eet os pec i f y howy ouwoul dl i k et hes pa c et of eel , a swel l a sf unc t i on.

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Ha v i ngs a i da l l oft hi s , s a f et ywi l l ofc our s ebey ourpr i ma r y c onc er n. I tgoeswi t houts a y i ngt ha ta l l equi pmentmus tpa s s s t r i c ts a f et yc hec k s , butwhenc ons i der i ngy ours c hool ' s equi pmentneed, i t ' swi s et oputal i t t l emor et houghti nt oi t . Y ours t a ffmus tbepr oper l yt r a i nedonwha t ev erequi pmenty ou c hoos e , s ot oac er t a i ne x t ent , i tma k ess ens et oc hoos e equi pmentt ha ti sea s i es tt ooper a t e . And na l l y , t hes a f et yofy ours t a ffi sequa l l yi mpor t a nta st he s a f et yofy ourpupi l s . Ma nua l mov i nga ndha ndl i ngc a nnotbe t ot a l l ya v oi ded, buty ouc a nr educ et her i s kt oy ourt ea m by enc our a gi ngbes tpr a c t i c ea ndpr ov i di nger gonomi c equi pment . Y ournewk i ts houl dbehei ghta dj us t a bl ea nd ena bl ey ourt ea m member st oma i nt a i ngoodpos t ur e . Equi pmentr ec ommendedbyFel gai ns St abi l aEr goShowerT r ol l ey T heS t a bi l aE r goS hower T r ol l eyi samobi l es ol ut i ont ha ta l l ows ea s yt r a ns f er sf r om abedt os howerr oom. T he4pr ol i nga c t i on ena bl esc a r er st oea s i l ya r r a ngei ndi v i dua l si nt ot hepos i t i ons t hey ndmos tc omf or t a bl ef ors hower i ng, i nc l udi ngupr i ght s ea t ed. T hepa ddedma t t r es sa ndhea dr es ta l s opr ov i de a ddi t i ona l c omf or t . Getmor ei nf or ma t i ona t : f el ga i ns . c om/ s t a bi l a er go Robi nOv er headCei l i ngT r ac kHoi s t T heRobi ni sabr i l l i a nt l ydes i gnedov er hea dhoi s tt ha tf ea t ur es t wopa r a l l el l i f t i ngs t r a psi ns t ea doft r a di t i ona l met a l s pr ea der ba rf ormor ec omf or t a bl ea nddi gniedpa t i entt r a ns f er s . Getmor ei nf or ma t i ona t : f el ga i ns . c om/ r obi n Whatt hel aws aysabouthygi enef ac i l i t i esi ns c hool s Bui l di ngBul l et i n103s t a t est ha ta c c es s i bl et oi l et sf orpupi l sa nd s t udent s , s t a fforv i s i t or swi t hdi s a bi l i t i esmus tbei nc l udedi n ma i ns t r ea ms c hool i ng. T oi l etpr ov i s i ons houl da l s oi nc l udea s pec i a l i s thy gi ener oom wi t ha x edormobi l ehoi s ta nds pa c e f ora s s i s t a nt st oc ha ngeapupi l ors t udent . I napr i ma r ys c hool t hi ss houl dc ont a i nac ha ngi ngbeda nda c c es s i bl eWCunl es s t hi si si nc l udedi na na dj a c enta c c es s i bl et oi l et( 9m2) . I na s ec onda r ys c hool t hi ss houl dc ont a i na na c c es s i bl es hower , s l ui c et oi l eta ndc ha ngi ngt r ol l ey( 12m2) . Bui l di ngBul l et i n104denest her a t i ooft oi l et sa ndhy gi ene f a c i l i t i est ha tmus tbepr ov i dedpers t udent , i nma i ns t r ea ma nd s pec i a l s c hool s . I ta l s ol i s t st heequi pmentneededf orapr oper l y k i t t edhy gi ener oom.


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