|The Partners for Access team is uniquely qualified to assist in
the development of a self evaluation survey of facilities and services
and recommend effective, cost beneficial modifications to programs
and facilities that will enable people with disabilities to participate
in all of the activities and services offered.
Joel D. Ziev, Ed.D, directs Partners for Access and serves as the
lead consultant. For more than 25 years, Dr. Ziev has served as
an effective advocate for equal access for people with disabilities.
He has provided disability access and consulting services for towns,
villages, organizations and facilities in the New York, New Jersey
metropolitan area, as well as, other parts of the country.
Dr. Ziev has developed many innovative techniques for meeting the
access needs of people who are physically disabled, as well as for
those with hearing and vision loss. He developed, with HUD support,
several fully accessible residential and social service program
facilities in New York City. His accessibility design work has been
featured in the press, professional journals, and on television.
The PfA team includes architects and other professionals all of
whom are uniquely qualified and experienced with the Federal ADA
requirements and the needs of people with disabilities.