Universal Design in Education: Services

Applications

  • Planning, policies, and evaluation

  • Physical environments and products

  • Staff

  • Information resources and technology

  • Events


Examples

  • Services counters that are at heights accessible from both a seated and standing position.

  • Staff who are aware of resources and procedures for providing disability-related accommodations.

  • Pictures in publications and on websites that include people with diverse characteristics with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, age, ability, and interest

  • A statement in publications about how to request special assistance, such as a disability-related accommodation

  • A student service website that adheres to accessibility standards (e.g., Section 508 Standards for those of the U.S. federal government)

  • Printed materials that are easy to reach from a variety heights and without furniture blocking access

  • Printed publications that are available in alternate formats (e.g., electronic, large print, Braille)

 

Source: The Center for Universal Design in Education, uw.edu/doit/CUDE