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WebAIM: Microsoft Word

Resource from the WebAIM organization that details how to use the accessibility features of Microsoft Word

WebAIM.org/Techniques/Word

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WebAIM

Creating Accessible Word Documents

Article from Microsoft outlining how to utilize accessibility features with Microsoft. Program specific information such as how to add alternative text with Word is included.

Creating Accessible Word Documents

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Microsoft

Design In The 21st Century: Danish Designer's "Manifesto": A Vision For The Future of Danish Design

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Year: 
2010
Author: 
Pernille Gronbech and Steinar Valade-Amland

The Role and Power of Design in Social Sustainability

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Published in Abacus, A Bi-Annual Journal of Architecture, Conservation and Urban Studies, India Monsoon 2007

Author: Valerie Fletcher,Institute for Human Centered Design

Year: 
2009
Author: 
Valerie Fletcher

Poor, Disabled and Shut Out

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December 3, 2002

Author: 
James D. Wolfensohn

The Art of Universal Design

Designing for the 21st Century II Pre-Conference

Providence, Rhode Island, June 14, 2000

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2000
Author: 
Ricardo Barreto

Universal Design, Human-Centered Design for the 21st Century

At the start of the new millenium, it is time to reflect on a changed reality with potent implications for design. Never before in human history have humans lived so long or survived illness and injury so much. The old assumptions about users - that most fell within average norms and a small and readily identifiable percentage had special needs - must be put aside. Science, medicine, and technology have succeeded in dramatically extending our lives. It is time for design to catch up. Variation in ability is not special but ordinary and effects most of us for some part of our lives.

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Valerie Fletcher
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This article originally appeared in the February/March 2002 issue of the Taiwanese publication Design.

Universal Design - Transparent, Inclusive, Attractive...and an Essential Consideration for Today

This article was originally featured in Icon, a publication of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) This link will open a new browser window. (www.asid.org).

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2004
Author: 
Joseph Dennis Kelly II
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ASID ICON
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