Universal Design Presentation for GT Design Students - February 2017

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Universal Design and Assistive Technology: Solutions That Work for Everyone

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program |
AMAC Accessibility Solutions | Georgia Tech

Presenters:

  • Carolyn Phillips, Director, Tools for Life
  • Sam Peters, Program Specialist, Tools for Life
  • Tori Holder, Outreach Specialist, Tools for Life

Description

Companies that consider how people with varying abilities will use their mainstream products, websites and services are at a competitive advantage. Products designed with Universal Design in mind, are products not only more usable by people with disabilities, but more usable by everyone. This presentation introduces universal design and assistive technology and how they can be used together to design products with everyone in mind.

Citation:

Phillips, C. & Peters, S. (2017). Universal Design and Assistive Technology Solutions that Benefit Everyone. Presented at AMAC Accessibility, Atlanta, GA, 2017.