Universal Design & Assistive Technology Solutions that Benefit Everyone
Presented June 10, 2015 (Archived)
The guiding principles of universal design and assistive technology solutions have played a pivotal role in equalizing the playing field for people with disabilities. In this one-hour webinar, Jim Mueller, an industrial designer who has worked in the field of design for people with disabilities since 1974 and one of the authors of the 7 Principles of Universal Design, addresses why universal design is valuable for everyone. Carolyn Phillips, Director of Tools for Life at AMAC, and John Rempel, Quality Control and Training Specialist at AMAC, discuss a number of assistive technology solutions used by people with disabilities that allow for greater independence, quality of life and employment opportunities.