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The 7 Principles of Universal Design were developed in 1997 by a working group of architects, product designers, engineers and environmental design researchers, led by the late Ronald Mace in the North Carolina State University.

A one-stop living collection of resources and best practices on health and disability for public health professionals.

7 Universal Design principles to guide the design of environments, products and communications.

A free collection of local public health tools. Choose Health and Disability from the drop down list of toolkits to see available resources.

An implementation manual to assist in the updating of community health programs and policies to be inclusive of the needs of people with disabilities.

Principles and strategies to ensure the full and sustainable inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in health policies and laws, programming, services, training programs, research, and funding streams.

Resources for facilitating inclusion and overcoming barriers.

Five action steps for local health officials to ensure health promotion programs and activities are inclusive and accessible.

A guide for accommodating all health club members, including people with disabilities and older adults.

This video series explores the 7 Principles of Universal Design and how they can be applied to products, interfaces and spaces.