How high should a desk be for someone in a wheelchair? An accessible table has a surface height of no more than 34 inches and no less than 28 inches above the floor. At least 27 inches of knee clearance must be provided between the floor and the underside of the table.
What is the best type of table design for someone in a wheelchair? An oval table or one with soft edges would be great. If you can’t walk very far or use a wheelchair but want to sit in a dining chair to eat, you need to be able to get to/from the chairs with ease. So the dining chairs need to be sturdy and not easy to tip over.
What is accessible furniture? Accessible furniture may be provided to students for whom standard classroom desks and chairs are inaccessible due to a physical disability. Examples of accessible furniture may include padded or supported seating and folding or standing tables.
What makes a chair ADA compliant? A surface height of no less than 28″ and no more than 34″ above the floor. A minimum knee clearance of 27″ (preferred knee clearance is 29″ to accommodate larger electric wheelchairs) between the floor and the underside of the table. A clear floor area of 30″ x 48″ is provided at each accessible seating location.