Universal Design- A Human Right?

Recorded in 2021

$ 45

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What exactly is Universal Design?   Universal Design is “the design of products, environments, programmes and services to be usable by all people, to the greatest extent possible, without the need for adaptation or specialized design.” (Article 2 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities).  Jason Dalton, founding member of Universal Design Network of Canada and occupational therapist, will introduce how Universal Design impacts the Built Environment, Virtual Environment and for learning. He will also cover the legal requirements set out in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, AODA, and Accessible Canada Act, as well as issues facing your aging clients and respectful discourse.

“Knowing both reflects and shapes the world. Knowledge, in other words, is a kind of design.” – Aimi Hamraie

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