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Friendliness in the environment

Litvak and Enders (2001), provide an excellent example of how the physical environment changes to become "friendly" in a physical sense.  This is the same kind of change that the … More

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What is universal social design?

Universal social design is the application of universal design principles to social environments. A person with a physical disability who uses a wheelchair, cannot be expected to … More

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Defining social ramps

Social ramps are efforts by the social environment to provide access. The word "ramp" is used metaphorically to help with understanding that we are "building" something which … More

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Understanding universal design

No, universal design is not some new political theory thought up to regulate the lives of people. Actually, much of the changes we see in the physical environment as a result of … More

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Friendliness in the environment

Litvak and Enders (2001), provide an excellent example of how the physical environment changes to become "friendly" in a physical sense.  This is the same kind of change that the … More

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A social ramp example

The picture on the entry page of this website shows a church in China that I have had the privilege to visit. As you approach the building, there is a broad, tiled area between the … More

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What is universal social design?

Universal social design is the application of universal design principles to social environments. A person with a physical disability who uses a wheelchair, cannot be expected to … More

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Defining social ramps

Social ramps are efforts by the social environment to provide access. The word "ramp" is used metaphorically to help with understanding that we are "building" something which … More