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NCIL Launches Revamped Visitability Website

Many advocates have grown accustomed to using the Concrete Change website over the years for news, information, and other resources on visitability.

NCIL logo - National Council on Independent LivingIn 2016, NCIL learned from Eleanor Smith, founder of Concrete Change, that their website would soon be removed from the internet.  We worked with Eleanor Smith to preserve the decades of visitability resources she and Concrete Change developed.  NCIL revamped and transferred to it to NCIL’s servers to preserve these important resources.

The website is a work in progress, so please email [email protected] if you have any suggestions for content or other improvements. We are particularly seeking copyright-free high resolution photos of visitable homes of all types to add to the site.  We also would appreciate links to news articles regarding visitability to share on the website.

Special thanks to Eleanor Smith for her dedication to visitability and her work to make it a reality in our communities; Mary Johnson for gifting us the domain and framework; Pat Puckett for her support; and the NCIL Housing Subcommittee for taking on this project.