Posts Tagged ‘center for universal design’

Tweet Do you have people in your life with disabilities?  I do.  My mother, as she has aged, has experienced a considerable decline in her mobility.  She often uses a wheelchair and a walker when she is out and about.  I sometimes push my mother’s wheelchair when we are out together and whenever I do, I become instantly aware of ramps to sidewalks and to entrances of buildings.  In those times, accessibility becomes an immediate reality, something I have to negotiate with personally, instead of the abstract notion that many times serves as a hindrance to architects and designers. Accessibility…

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