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Disability Resources - Accessibility & Universal Design

Links in this category: 35. Newest link in this category: 2016-10-17

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The Center for Universal Design
The Center for Universal Design is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes universal design in housing, public and commercial facilities, and related products.
http://www.ncsu.edu/ncsu/design/cud/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessibility Guidelines Implementation Project
The AGI project is designed as a way of "beta testing", in actual use on the "front lines" of web design, the WAI page author recommendations from the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).
http://hwg.org/opcenter/projects/agi/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
European Commission e-Accessibility
Efforts and activities done at the Commission level to overcome accessibility barriers.
http://europa.eu/legislation_summaries/i..
International interest,
Belgium,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities
"We hope you'll find here information about what we're doing and the tools that can help you remove barriers and make the world more accessible."
http://microsoft.com/enable/
International interest,
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
U.S. Access Board
The U.S. Access Board, also known as the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, created in 1973, has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.
http://www.access-board.gov/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Accessible Landscapes Project
The Landscapes For All Project was conceived in 1990 as a logical extension of work on park and playground access. Those working with the project believe it is possible and practical to design more accessible landscapes, and that access improvements can meet the needs of a wide range of people.
http://www.sfsu.edu/%7Esfsualp/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Certec
Certec is a division of the Department of Design Sciences at the Lund Institute of Technology, the engineering faculty of Lund University. The aim of our research and courses is to contribute to improved opportunities for people with disabilities by developing more usable technical devices, new design concepts, and new individual methods of learning and searching.
http://www.certec.lth.se/english/
Sweden,
Swedish language,
Link checked 2019-02
Concrete Changes
The movement is growing for basic access ("visit-ability") in all new homes, whether or not a person with a disability is slated to live there.
http://www.concretechange.org/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Disabled Living Foundation - DLF
The Disabled Living Foundation is a UK national charity working for greater independence for disabled people, providing equipment advice and information.
http://www.dlf.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
For Your Convenience
For Your Convenience is a unique company totally dedicated to enabling independent living by solving accessibility and mobility problems in your bath, bedroom, kitchen and throughout your home. Our experienced crews can work within your budget to customize access according to your disability.
http://www.foryourconvenience.com/
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Adaptive Access
Handicapped remodeling and wheelchair accessible construction for Houston area homes and businesses. Features services and contact information.
http://www.adaptiveaccess.com
United States,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Centre for Accessible Environments
The Centre for Accessible Environments is committed to the provision of buildings and places which are accessible to all users, including disabled and older people, and to the enhancement of quality in design. It is a technical information training and consultancy resource for the construction industry, providers of goods and services, the care professions and disabled people.
http://www.cae.org.uk/
United Kingdom,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Danish Centre for Accessibility / Dansk Center for Tilgængelighed
The Danish Centre for Accessibility (DCFT) is a national, self-governing centre, established in 1996. The background was the government’s signing of the UN Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities.
http://www.sbi.dk/tilgaengelighed
Denmark,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02
Report on the work of the BrailleNet Association
Abstract: This paper reports on the work of the BrailleNet Association in France to improve the Web accessibility of French websites. The creation of an observatory of the accessibility of French Websites, the constitution of a national reviewing network and the co-operation on the European level will also be discussed.
http://www.snv.jussieu.fr/inova/publi/lj..
France,
English language,
Link checked 2019-02


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