Google Docs Makes Live Edits More Accessible


One of Google’s main objectives over the course of the past few months has been to add a lot of features that are supposed to make its suite of applications as well as their numerous functions more accessible to people with disabilities.

Universal Design (UD) is an approach to design that increases the potential for developing a better quality of life for a wide range of individuals. It is a design process that enables and empowers a diverse population by improving human performance, health and wellness, and social participation (Steinfeld and Maisel, 2012). It creates products, systems, and environments to be as usable as possible by as many people as possible regardless of age, ability or situation.