ADA Wheelchair Symbol of Access Window Decals and Labels
The International Symbol of Access (ISA), also known as the (International) Wheelchair Symbol, consists of a blue square overlaid in white with a stylized image of a person using a wheelchair.
The California Builders Code, Section 1117B.5.8 Symbols of Accessibility require "a white figure on a blue background.
The blue shall be equal to Color No. 15090 in Federal Standard 595B.
—California Builders Code 2007, Section 1117B
There are four symbols that stand for accessibility. One is the familiar International Symbol of Access
, or "wheelchair symbol." It's used generally to show that persons with mobility impairments can access entrances, restrooms, or pathways. Three symbols are specifically for persons with hearing impairments. The "ear" symbol is the International Symbol of Access for Hearing Loss
, and is used to show the availability of an assistive listening system
. The "keyboard" symbol stands for a TTY or text telephone. The "phone" symbol with sound waves
stands for the availability of a volume controlled phone.