Episode 39 Resources: Universal Design, Accessibility, and the ADA
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- Global Universal Design Commission
- The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University
- The National Center for Universal Design
- The Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access
- Institute for Human Centered Design
Organization committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities through excellence in design.
- Universal Design Resource
A website of resources gathered to help you find what you need. Inlcudes information, education, products and services connected to universal design.
- United States Access Board
- Universal Design.com
- National Center on Universal Design for Learning (NCUDL)
Supports the effective implementation of UD for learning (UDL) by connecting stakeholders in the field and providing resources and information.
- Ronald L. Mace Universal Design Institute
Advances the concept of UD in all design disciplines, including housing, public-use buildings, outdoor and urban environments and related products.
- Universal Design - Going Beyond ADA Compliant
- What is Universal Design?
Source: Universal Design Education
- How to design for accessibility
Source: Global Experience Language
- Universal Design: Process, Principles, and Applications
Source: DO-IT - Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology
- Principles of Universal Design
Seven common principles for UD promoted by advocates and used worldwide.
Source: Universal Design
- Baby Boomers Rapidly Becoming The New Hipsters Fueling Unprecedented Apartment Demand
- The Internet of Things (IoT) Called a ‘Wonderful Thing’ for People With Disabilities
Source: MeriTalk - Improving the Outcomes of Government IT
- Growing old in the city
Source: Irish Times
- Guidelines for Universally Accessible and Usable Workplaces (PDF)
Source: World Workplace Europe 2003
- 6 Ways to Engage Every Learner Using UDL
Source: The Journal
- What is universal design, and how can it benefit a business?
ODEP-authored article that explores UD as it relates to communication, technology, and the physical environment.
Source: US Dept of Labor
- Universal Design and Assistive Technology in the Workplace
Fact sheets and white papers from ODEP's Job Accommodation Network (JAN) related to UD.
Source: Ask Jan
- Universal Design for the Workforce Development System Toolkit
An innovative collection of tools and resources, designed to assist workforce development professionals in creating services to meet the diverse needs of all customers of the workforce development system
Source: The National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult (NCWD)
- Access for All Customers: Universal Strategies for One-Stop Career Centers
Article that reviews the benefits of implementing universal strategies in the workforce development system and the standard Principles of Universal Design.
Source: Institute for Community Inclusion
- The Substantive Impact of Universal Design
Source: The Daily Californian
- The Future of Universal Design
Source: Disability Blog
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