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Global Universal Design

"GUDC (Global Universal Design Commission, Inc.) a not-for-profit corporation, was developed to establish Universal Design standards for buildings, products and services. The provided UD standards will guide corporations and government entities in the creation of barrier-free facilities, provide diverse users with access to commerce, public services, entertainment and employment opprotunities."

Global Universal Design Commission, Inc.

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Posted by: OmidJahanian on Thu Nov 12, 2015 at 8:04 a.m.

The idea behind this not-for-profit corporation "Increasing usability, safety, health, and social participation through design" is really intresting, but currently there are just some presentations on specific topics on their website and I could not find anything practically useful in resources available in this website.

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"July 26 marks the 19th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.... the ADA's provisions include the right to seek, obtain, pursue and maintain employment without being hampered by physical or attitudinal barriers. I believe that having a job is a civil right. Those who are qualified for and want to work should not be denied that right because of an inaccessible building or an outdated set of assumptions about what they can or cannot do..."

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