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Towards a Common Language for Functioning, Disability and Health: ICF - The International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health

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2002
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World Health Organization

The Wide Range of Abilities and Its Impact On Computer Technology

A Research Report Commissioned by Microsoft Corporation and Conducted by Forrester Research, Inc. in 2003.

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Tips for the Awkward Age of Computing

Baby boomers can use Microsoft Windows XP to customize their computers and counter the effects of age-related difficulties with vision, hearing, and dexterity.

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This Bold House

When Jim Pirkl winces, it's almost imperceptible. He has seen many battles. So minor irritations such as this one

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2003
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Belinda Luscombe
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AARP Magazine
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Guidelines for Universally Accessible and Usable Workplaces

Note: This is an excerpt from a presentation given at the World Workplace Europe 2003 conference, which was held in Prague, May 11-13, 2003. Please see the complete article for the entire text of the presentation.

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2003
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Shiro Nitanai, Kanya Shiokawa, Yoko Saito
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A Perspective on Universal Design

(This is an edited excerpt of a presentation made by Ronald L. Mace, FAIA, at Designing for the 21st Century: An International Conference on Universal Design on June 19, 1998.)

Title and text edited by Jan Reagan for publication, August 1998.

Introduction

I am going to use this time today to respond to a number of questions I am repeatedly asked about universal design. In doing so, I hope to provide you with a perspective-my perspective-on universal design.

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Ronald L. Mace, FAIA

Preparing and Recruiting Designers for an Inclusive Society

Plenary Address, Inclusion By Design
Montreal, Canada June 2, 2001

Elaine Ostroff
Global Universal Design Educator's Network
Founding Director, Adaptive Environments Center


Thank you. I'm honored to be here and to share my values about preparing and recruiting designers for an inclusive society.

In order to have inclusion by design, we need to involve users of all ages, abilities and economic status, so that whatever is designed - buildings, products, information - welcomes the participation of everyone.

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Elaine Ostroff

Universal Design in Housing

by Ronald L. Mace, FAIA

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Source: Assistive Technology, Volume 10, No. 1, pp. 21-28, (c) 1998 RESNA

Address correspondence and reprint requests to:
The Center for Universal Design
Box 8613, School of Design
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-8613, USA
Phone: 919-515-3082 (V/TTY)
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E-mail: cud@ncsu.edu

Fundamental Principles and Priority Setting for Universal Usability

by Gregg Vanderheiden, Ph.D.

Trace Research & Development Center

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