This cognitively impaired man was photographed, while in the process of shopping for groceries in this retail store. In this particular image, he was bagging a number of loose pumpernickel bagels, and fastening the twist tie, benefiting from shopping for baked items that were displayed in open bins, where each variety could easily be seen. The clear plastic bag, used to store the selected items prior to checking out, also made it easy to remember what, and how many items were in each bag. In PHIL 9101, he could be seen at the cash register paying for his selected items.
“The Center for Universal Design (CUD) is a national research, information, and technical assistance center that evaluates, develops, and promotes accessible and universal design in housing, buildings, outdoor and urban settings and related products.”
Universal Design Principles/Guidelines:
- Provide the same means of use for all users: identical whenever possible; equivalent when not
- Make the design appealing to all users
- Accommodate a wide range of literacy and language skills