Introductions by:Dr. Richard Daines, Commissioner, New York State Department of Health Speakers: Valerie FletcherExecutive Director Institute for Human Centered Design Josh SafdieDirector of IHCD Studio Institute for Human Centered Design Universal Design (UD) is a framework for the design of places, things, information, communication and policy that focuses on the user, on the widest range of people operating in the widest range of situations without special or separate design. It is a philosophy that can be applied to policy, systems and environmental changes, so that processes function better for a wider range of people. It developed in response to insights about the potential of design as an asset and facilitator to in response to changing demographics and the diversity of human populations, their abilities and their needs.
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