The Importance of Universal Design

Your digital products are how your customers know you

Using Universal Design principles when developing products is not just about inclusion of people with disabilities – it leads to products that are more user friendly for ALL your customers.

Certainly, making your digital products available to as many people as possible is the right thing to do - but there are compelling economic reasons to do this as well. Focusing on how people with disabilities use products will help guarantee you're not inadvertently giving clients and consumers the impression that you're not concerned about usability.

When you take into account the fact that as many as 20% of the population has some form of disability, it's difficult to make the case that a company's products shouldn't be accessible.  But making your products more usable by all your customers is a smart business decision.

We'll work with you to ensure that your organization's websites, products and applications are accessible. CforAT's services include accessibility testing and evaluation against WCAG and Section 508 standards, user testing and accessibility reviews at any stage of production. We'll also help develop strategies to ensure accessibility becomes part of all your organizations planning and implementation.