Accessible Design/Universal Design Resources



Seven Principles of Universal Design

  1. Equitable Use: The design is useful and marketable to any group of users.
  2. Flexibility in Use: The design accommodates a wide range of individual preferences and abilities.
  3. Simple and Intuitive Use: Use of the design is easy to understand.
  4. Perceptible Information: The design communicates necessary information effectively to the user.
  5. Tolerance for Error: The design minimizes hazards and the adverse consequences of accidental or unintentional actions.
  6. Low Physical Effort: The design can be used efficiently and comfortably.
  7. Size and Space for Approach and Use: Appropriate size and space is provided for approach and use.

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