Mobile usability isn’t just to create a mockup of a website to fit a certain device size, It’s about paying attention to how users use those devices and understand that mobile experience is unique.
Smartphones have become essential in everyday life and with Apple’s unwavering commitment to creating a platform that is accessibility-friendly they are also ensuring that there are an entire suite of features for disabled users too.
Each of us, regardless of where we’re from, our gender, class or disability must be able to access and make the most of the digital tools around us. They connect and integrate us into the world. The process of creating and producing these technological products is called “inclusive design”. Let’s discover the advances that bring it to life.
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Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access provides technical expertise and services in architecture, product design, facilities management and the social and behavioral sciences. Their knowledgeable staff has expertise in all areas of universal design and accessible design, including the Americans with Disabilities Act, Architectural Barriers Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Fair Housing Act, and all associated design standards.
Universal Designers & Consultants (UD&C) is a leading team of expert architects and accessibility professionals. We provide consulting services to business owners/operators and companies wanting to improve customer access and make their establishments compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or the Fair Housing Act.
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.