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Is there a suitable height for a disabled toilet?

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The minimum height that a disabled toilet should be from the ground is between 17 inches and 19 inches, a height that is similar to an average chair. This is a suitable height for toilets that are designed for people with disabilities, as outlined by the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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The Americans with Disabilities Act outlined this height for people who suffer from disabilities that lead to issues with the muscle groups required for sitting and standing. These toilet heights are also useful for individuals who are elderly, as their muscles are subject to atrophy, which could result in injury while using the toilet.

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