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Resources- Universal Design

Universal Design refers to broad-spectrum ideas meant to produce buildings, products and environments that are inherently accessible to older people, people without disabilities, and people with disabilities. Listed below are resources that further explain these concepts and universal design can be used to improve public parks and recreation areas and facilities. 
 
●      Universal Design Principles - from the Center for Universal Design, College of Design at NCSU
 
●      Overview of the seven Principles of Universal Design by the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design.
 
●      Ten Things to Know about Universal Design.
 
●      Universal Design in Public Park Settings.

●      Video: What Makes Parks Inclusive?
 
●      National Center on Accessibility comparing ADAAG with Universal Design in Designing for Inclusive Play:  Applying Principles of Universal Design to the Playground.
 
●      Capital Regional District Parks in Canada has created a Universal Access Plan for its park system entitled Everyone’s Parks and Trails.