How the World is Failing People with Disabilities


The nations of the world came up with 8 Millennium Development Goals in 2000 but they didn’t factor in People living with disabilities. Here is how they are failing us

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.