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accessibility & inclusive design

Research allows for investigation and inquiry into the area of human behavior and the ability to design for a wide range of users. My interests lie with those who are on the fringes. Considerations of cognition, mobility, and the ability to see and hear drive my work in this area. I regularly partner with organizations to create accessible design for the web, mobile, and printed communications. Outcomes have resulted in workshops, training sessions, and consulting partnerships with leading organizations such as the Vera Institute of Justice.

 

Key questions

  • How can designers make accessible communication and experiences seamless and integrated into everyday activities?

  • What is needed to make accessibility a first consideration in the design process?

  • How do we build an understanding of universal / accessible design when it is not only on screen or in print, but interacted with in physical space?

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