Universal design is an approach to the development of products and environments that can be used effectively by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.
The Department of Justice has assembled an official online version of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design (2010 Standards) to bring together the information in one easy-to-access location. It provides the scoping and technical requirements for new construction and alterations resulting from the adoption of revised 2010 Standards in the final rules for Title II (28 CFR part 35) and Title III (28 CFR part 36). The Department has also compiled Guidance on the 2010 Standards from the revised regulations for Titles II and III. This explanatory information from the regulations addresses the scoping and technical provisions of the 2010 Standards.
Research & Development in Universal Design for Learning
The Center for Universal Design (CUD) is a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products.
The Trace Center develops universally designed products and systems that make standard information technologies and telecommunications accessible to and usable by people with disabilities.
A University of Buffalo collection of over 200 products through the gallery installations of the Unlimited by Design exhibition and a traveling exhibit called "live | work | eat | play."
The Wireless RERC's mission is to promote equitable access to and use of wireless technologies by people with disabilities and encourages the adoption of Universal Design in future generations of wireless devices and applications.
LATAN is a 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization whose mission is to help people of all ages with functional limitations or disabilities to gain greater independence at work, home, or school. As Louisiana's Assistive Technology (AT) Act Program, LATAN connects people to AT devices, services, and resources. LATAN is certified by the National Standards for Excellence Institute and has received the Seal of Excellence for meeting the National Standards for Excellence in nonprofits.
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