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Countering Design Exclusion: An Introduction to Inclusive Design

Countering Design Exclusion coverInclusive design, universal design and universal access are long standing, familiar terms with clear and laudable goals. However, their teaching and industrial uptake has been very limited. Many products still exclude users unnecessarily for reasons ranging from corporate insensitivity and the size of the market for inclusive products to the individual designer's inability to design them.

Year: 
2010
ISBN: 
978-1852337698
Author: 
Simeon L. Keates and John Clarkson
Publisher: 
Springer

Architecture and the Brain: A New Knowledge Base from Neuroscience

Architecture and the Brain coverJohn P. Eberhard, Latrobe Fellow and founding president of the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture artfully considers the question: What does neuroscience have to do with architecture? in this groundbreaking book Architecture and the Brain: A New Knowledge Base from Neuroscience.

Year: 
2007
ISBN: 
978-0978555214
Author: 
John P. Eberhard
Publisher: 
Greenway Communications LLC

Design That Cares: Planning Health Facilities for Patients and Visitors 3rd Edition

Design that Cares coverHospital design speaks volumes about the beliefs and values of health care in general. For many years, hospital after hospital has been constructed in the interests of physicians, trustees, and administrators. Rarely has the patient been a top priority in facility design.Design That Cares is a groundbreaking book written for decision makers.

Year: 
2016
ISBN: 
978-0787988111
Author: 
Janet Carpman and Myron Grant
Publisher: 
Jossey-Bass

Access by Design

Access by Design coverAccess by Design George A. Covington Bruce Hannah Every day 48 million Americans with disabilities face man-made barriers that turn disabilities into handicaps. These barriers are as obvious as a flight of stairs or as subtle as 8-point type, all barriers that could be eliminated through Universal Design.

Year: 
1996
ISBN: 
978-0471287261
Author: 
George Covington and Bruce Hannah
Publisher: 
Wiley

Designing Inclusive Educational Spaces for Autism

You can purchase the paperback publication online at the IHCD store for $19.00 each. You can also download the file.

Year: 
2010
Cost: 
$19.00
Author: 
Rachna Khare
Publisher: 
Published by the Institute for Human Centered Design

The Universal Design File: Designing for People of All Ages and Abilities

The Universal Design File discusses the history of universal design and provides excellent illustrations of each principle. Seven in-depth case studies are profiled. Developed and compiled by Molly Follette Story, James Mueller, and Ron Mace, this book is the first comprehensive look at the concept and application of universal design in products and the built environment. The 164-page book is spiral-bound for ease of handling.

Year: 
1998
Cost: 
$24
Author: 
Molly F. Story, James L. Mueller, Ronald Mace
Publisher: 
Raleigh: The Center for Universal Design, NCSU
Availability Information: 

This book can be ordered from the Center for Universal Design (CUD). Go to the CUD publications list. This link will open a new browser window. It is also available for download as a set of PDF files. This link will open a new browser window.

Design for All Institute Of India

Web site: Design for All Institute Of India (www.designforall.in)

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ADA Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments & Supplement on Employment

Title II of the ADA applies to programs, services, and agencies of state and local governments, regardless of the size of the public entity. That means, for example, that even a small rural police department that has three officers and a dispatcher must comply with Title II requirements. The Title II Action Guide for State and Local Governments directs you through the 5 steps needed to prepare to comply with the requirements, details the 4 principles that should guide your implementation, and takes you through each of the 3 essential phases of an effective compliance program.

Year: 
1996
Cost: 
$24
ISBN: 
0-9708358-0-9
Author: 
Adaptive Environments
Publisher: 
Boston: Adaptive Environments
Availability Information: 

Available from Adaptive Environments. If you would like to order a copy, please download and print our publications order form. This link will open a new browser window. Also available on computer disk as a text-only file.



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Self-Evaluation Guide for Public Elementary & Secondary Schools

Compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act: A Self-Evaluation Guide for Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

Published by the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights. This guide explains Title II and Section 504 requirements and assists school districts in conducting self-evaluations.

278 pages. Soft cover.

Cost: 
21
Publisher: 
U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights
Availability Information: 

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Strategies for Teaching Universal Design

**We have alternate formats available (Braille, Audio-cassette, Computer Disk). Contact us for availability information.

Year: 
1995
Cost: 
$29.95
Author: 
Polly Welch, Ed.
Publisher: 
Boston: Adaptive Environments
Availability Information: 

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