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At Ascension, we believe that accessibility creates opportunities for connection within communities that lets everyone participate equally in the world we share together

High-profile accessibility to historic properties can be challenging & Ascension wheelchair lifts require no ramps or installation pits.

High-Profile Accessibility

Making accessibility modifications to historic properties is often a challenging endeavor. Such modifications typically involve doing away with architectural barriers or leveling the grade of

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Ascension has a new platform lift, the Clarity 16E, which is fully enclosed and provides access to elevation changes up to 14 ft.

Ascension Unveils Its Latest Platform Lift

Redefining the Industry Standard Ascension, the manufacturer of the globally circulated Protégé and Virtuoso wheelchair lifts, has unveiled their latest platform lift, the Clarity 16E. The Clarity 16E was conceived to support organizations placing a premium on patron dignity and visual appeal to do so without sacrificing safety, reliability or

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Worship Facilities Wheelchair Lift Checklist

Consider these common ADA scenarios: Your church wants to provide wheelchair access to help a wheelchair-bound praise band member get onto the big stage with dignity. Your synagogue needs to provide wheelchair access as part of an education wing expansion, and the ADA requires it.

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High-profile accessibility to historic properties can be challenging & Ascension wheelchair lifts require no ramps or installation pits.

High-Profile Accessibility

Making accessibility modifications to historic properties is often a challenging endeavor. Such modifications typically involve doing away with architectural barriers or leveling the grade of an area in order to accommodate ramps or to facilitate wheelchair travel. Unfortunately, these modifications may jeopardize the historic value of a property or otherwise

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ADA lifts are perfect for performing arts centers, because they have a low-profile & are quiet to avoid any unnecessary distractions.

ADA Lifts for Performing Arts Centers

Think about a recent symphony or other sophisticated event in your auditorium. An MC takes the microphone before the show and reminds patrons to: Turn off their cell phones, Unwrap their cough drops before the music starts. Question: If unwrapping a cough drop during the symphony is too disturbing, why

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Most historic buildings weren’t designed for accessibility & ADA historic renovations are necessary to make these public spaces complaint.

Historic Renovations Without Alterations

  In the past, most buildings were not designed with accessibility in mind. As a result, many historic buildings or structures are inaccessible to disabled persons. However, since the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was passed in 1990, more attention is being given to the accessible design of homes, businesses,

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University facilities should provide ADA wheelchair access. Ascension Wheelchair Lifts are portable, safe and easy-to-use for any location.

The Premiere Wheelchair Lift for University Stages

Count the Stages in Your University Whether your university has an auditorium, a recital hall, a theater, an arena, a stadium, or perhaps all of the above – you surely have at least one stage. When you have a stage, you also have a responsibility to provide ADA wheelchair access

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