It’s one thing for a team’s leadership to say they want to be more inclusive and another to successfully put that vision into practice. Here are five key pieces of research-proven advice from this year’s report as well as links to resources that should be very helpful for people just beginning their workforce inclusion efforts.
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.