Design and usability

XVII.5 September + October 2010
Page: 43
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Looking at accessibility as a design problem


Authors:
Dana Chisnell

Nearly everyone on the planet will be at least temporarily, minimally disabled at some point in their lives. It may be a broken bone or a major illness. And if you live long enough, you will experience age-related impairments such as limitations of sight, hearing, dexterity, and mobility. Those who are born with severe medical conditions, however, have to accept their disabilities and live with them every day. In Design Meets Disability, Graham Pullin looks at design for disability through the principles that drive design in the able world. By doing so, Pullin helped me realize that most of…




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