Wondering how to implementing a universal design strategy into an organization’s built environment? We believe that a program for Universal Design certification should be implemented with the following key concepts:
Universal Design (UD) is an approach to designing products and environments for the masses. When architects, engineers, and product designers create something new, they ensure the facility, information, and merchandise can be used, accessed, and understood by the greatest number of people, regardless of their diverse needs and abilities.
As part of my series on the accessibility of hotels I visit as I travel around the country, I wanted to highlight this hotel, the Sheridan Gateway LAX Airport in Los Angeles, California. Now, of all of the hotels I’ve visited to date, this room in particular was the least accessible. You’ll find it very interesting, certainly if you follow the series and as we compare the hotels from one to the next.
Knowing I would be staying at several different hotels throughout a trip to California, I decided to take the opportunity to create a series of videos on hotel accessibility. Find out what made the fourth hotel room I stayed at the least accessible.
For people with disabilities, one of the most common challenges is not knowing what to expect when arriving at a hotel. Take a look at some of the features that make a room most accessible for people with disabilities.
On a recent trip to California, I stayed at several different hotels. While they were all pretty accessible, some had better features than others.
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