John and Virginia Butzer Universal Design sculpture – a question for all
The sculpture can be viewed at the Mary Free Bed YMCA. As you admire the sculpture’s beauty and ever changing dynamics, I invite you to reflect on the challenges you face and the Mary Oliver quote. Together we can find inspiration and strength.
Universal Design with Rosemarie Rossetti
On this episode, Rosemarie Rossetti, PhD, joins Josh and Toby to talk about universal design. Find out what it is and why it's important to travel and tourism, and some simple steps to bringing universal design into your home, hotel or business. Rosemarie is a...
Colette Fransolet, President- UD Inclusive Design, Joins Global Universal Design Commission (GUDC) Board of Directors
Colette Fransolet, President of UD Inclusive Design, has been appointed to the Global Universal Design Commission (GUDC) Board of Directors.
ABA and BBI study finds prevalent reports of discrimination faced by disabled, LGBTQ+ lawyers
Lawyers who either identify as having disabilities or who identify as LGBTQ+ report experiencing both subtle and overt forms of discrimination at their workplaces, with common reports of subtle but unintentional biases.
Merck sets the pace for accessibility with universal design – Kathryn Gibbs – Merck & Co Inc
Today, Gibbs is working to ensure that key universal design strategies are incorporated on new and renovated projects globally.
BBI Chairman, Peter Blanck’s, new book Disability Law and Policy released for 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Disability Law and Policy provides an overview of the themes and insights in disability law. It is a compelling compendium of stories about how our legal system has responded to the needs of impacted individuals.
Burton Blatt Institute, UK University Begin Study of Inclusive Public Spaces and Accessibility of Streets
The Burton Blatt Institute at Syracuse University has begun a collaboration with the University of Leeds in the United Kingdom focusing on groundbreaking research into the accessibility of public spaces and the social justice problems resulting from an exclusionary infrastructure.
Hampton by Hilton, expected to be the first isUD Certified Hotel Nears Completion
Rendering of the Hampton Inn by Hilton Uniland Development Corporation is close to completing the construction of a new Hampton by Hilton hotel in Amherst, New York. The Hampton by Hilton is expected to become the first hotel in the country to...
The Southeast ADA Center publishes a list of factual and authoritative resources to help the public understand the Coronavirus
COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, has been the subject of intense media attention for the past several weeks. Along with that attention comes the possibility of misinformation that results in unease and panic. The Southeast ADA Center, a project of the Burton Blatt...
Rosemarie Rossetti, GUDC Board member, featured on Vrbo webinar “Attract Guests of All Abilities” and Inclusion for Vacation Rental Properties: Little Things Make a Big Difference
Rosemarie Rossetti Attract Guests of All Abilities: Increase Your ProfitabilitySpeaker: Rosemarie Rossetti, Author, Strategist, and Universal Design ExpertThe replay to Rosemarie Rossetti's Vrbo webinar "Attract Guests of All Abilities". The focus is on creating homes...