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Disability Rights Resources

This guide is intended to help students find resources related to the issue of disability rights.

Universal Design Overview

The concept of Universal Design is that the needs of all users of a given space, product, or environment should be taken into consideration and addressed in the design process. Effective design meets the needs of everyone who wants to access and use a space.

There are 7 principles of Universal Design:

1) Equitable Use
2) Flexibility in Use
3) Simple & Intuitive Use
4) Perceptible Information
5) Tolerance for Error
6) Low Physical Effort
7) Size & Space for Approach & Use

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