Design + Accessibility

Resources on accessibility issues and designing for people with a range of capabilities

Accessibility Resources

"Inclusive design enables and supports the participation of individuals and groups representing the full range of human diversity." – Inclusive Design Institute OCAD University

OCAD Inclusive Design Research Centre: http://idrc.ocad.ca/

Inclusive Design Institute: http://inclusivedesign.ca/

Free fonts from Tiresias.org: Making ITC Accessible
Click link to reach free font download page.
www.tiresias.org/fonts/fonts_download.htm

Read about Miguel Neiva's 'ColorAdd' coding system
www.icograda.org/feature/current/articles1681.htm

Designing with People: http://designingwithpeople.rca.ac.uk/

University of Cambridge's inclusive design toolkit: www.inclusivedesigntoolkit.com/betterdesign2/inclusivetools/inclusivedesigntools.html

Design Council on Inclusive Design:
www.designcouncil.info/inclusivedesignresource/

The Principles of Inclusive Design - download the pdf from this page: www.designcouncil.org.uk/Files/Landing-pages/CABE-publications/The-principles-of-inclusive-design/

Ontario government's accessiblity standards
www.mcss.gov.on.ca/en/mcss/programs/accessibility/index.aspx

RGD Ontario's accessiblity handbook:
www.rgd-accessibledesign.com/
 

Disability Access Symbols
Free set of 12 symbols to promote & publicize accesibility of places programs and activities for people with various disabilities. From the Graphic Artists Guild.


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