Other Resources in Universal Design

The Center for Universal Design–a national information, technical assistance, and research center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, commercial and public facilities, outdoor environments, and products located at NC State.

Universal Designers & Consultants–is a world leading team of experts providing Universal Design and Accessible Design consulting services.

IDEA Center at Buffalois dedicated to making environments and products more usable, safer and healthier in response to the needs of an increasingly diverse population is located at Buffalo University.

Institute for Human Centered Design–Adaptive Environments (AE) is a 30 year old international non-profit organization, based in Boston, committed to advancing the role of design in expanding opportunity and enhancing experience for people of all ages and abilities.

Trace Center–Their mission is to prevent the barriers and capitalize on the opportunities presented by current and emerging information and telecommunication technologies, in order to create a world that is as accessible and usable as possible for as many people as possible. Located at University of Wisconsin.

The Inclusive City–A companion website to the book The Inclusive City

National Center on AccessibilityNCA promotes access and inclusion for people with disabilities in parks, recreation and tourism. Based at Indiana University

Stoecklin, V.L. (1999). Designing for all children. White Hutchinson Leisure & Learning Group.  http://www.whitehutchinson.com/children/articles/designforall.shtml

Malkusak, T., Schappet, J., & Bruya, L. (2002). Turning accessible playgrounds into fully integrated playgrounds: Just add a little essence. Parks & Recreation.http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1145/is_4_37/ai_85882886

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