As preservers of culture, history, science, and art, museums allow us to understand the world around us better. But many factors, including physical barriers, inadequate signage, and lack of inclusive programming, inadvertently exclude certain groups, particularly people with disabilities, from enjoying the experience. It’s critical for these institutions to adopt universal design (UD) principles to establish environments that are inclusive.
The year has served as a testament to our shared commitment to inclusion and equality. But before we close out 2023, let’s explore three trending topics that emphasize the importance of creating inclusive spaces that make everyone feel comfortable and safe.
Air travel is a vital mode of global transportation, but the aviation construction industry seems to be missing an important point: inclusivity in the skies. The industry has made some strides toward a more inclusive air travel experience. And, regulatory requirements are continually evolving to accommodate the greatest number of travelers better.
October is a time to recognize and celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This annual observance is a significant opportunity for us to acknowledge the contributions of workers with disabilities and to promote a more inclusive and equitable workforce.
National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a time to recognize the benefits of employing people with disabilities and promote equal employment opportunities. This year’s theme, “advancing access and equity,” underscores the importance of creating inclusive workplaces.
What’s the worst part of traveling? Many people say it’s getting to their destination. And that has a lot to do with airports. Airports are notoriously chaotic and uncomfortable. But for travelers with disabilities, they can be downright unhospitable and inhumane.
Your Future = Better Designs. Changes that positively affect us all
Creating an environment where everyone can thrive and contribute effectively doesn’t happen overnight. Companies need the right resources and guidance to foster that inclusive culture. Our 47 modules provide tailored learning paths to help organizations meet their specific inclusion goals and comply with federal regulations.
These talks offer valuable insights from speakers with a shared dedication to inclusive design.
Today, I’m setting the record straight to help you reach your inclusion goals! Let’s explore 6 common misconceptions about UD in the built environment.