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Barriers By Design
September 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Is the minimum standard for ADA Compliance why we are where we are today? Are designers trying to solve a problem of compliance rather than looking for the solution? UX (User Experience) Designer types from around the world are starting to recognize the need for greater involvement from the disability community. How can we help them fill that need? Nothing can replace the benefits of having a piece of technology built by people who actually use it. Will you answer the call for access? Questions to ponder – Outer space is not just humanity’s future: it’s a call to rethink life on Earth right now. In zero gravity, what is standing up? What is lying down? What does it mean to be unable to walk if no one there is walking? How does that shift our understanding of disability?