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Research

Activities include applied research studies on human factors and user needs, usability of accessible and universally designed products and environments, and the impact of universal design.

The Center:

  • Advances knowledge of universal design principles
  • Identifies user needs
  • Conducts design and market research
  • Evaluates universal design solution

Contact: cud@ncsu.edu

Design

We find solutions to specific accessibility needs at various levels of design-e.g., whole houses, buildings, spaces or products-and provide design development services for universally usable products, building components and spaces.

The Center:

  • Provides concept development for new products
  • Conducts architectural and product evaluations
  • Plan Consultation
  • Provides design and marketing assistance to business and industry

Contact: cud@ncsu.edu

Education

The Center's education program provides courses, workshops and presentations for students, advocates, builders, designers, engineers, service providers and government agencies.

The Center:

  • Develops post-secondary curricula Conducts seminars and workshops Develops and conducts training programs
  • Assists in program development

Contact: cud@ncsu.edu

Outreach

The outreach program collects, develops and disseminates information on all aspects of accessibility and universal design.

The Center:

  • Develops materials and publications Provides telephone information and referral servicesMaintains a library, referral database and comprehensive website
  • Provides informational presentations

Contact: cud@ncsu.edu

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