2: Principle Two: Flexibility in Use

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Principle Two: Flexibility in Use

Principle Two: Flexibility in Use

The design accommodates a wide range of individual preferences and abilities.

GUIDELINES
  • Provide choice in methods of use.
  • Accommodate right- or left-handed access and use.
  • Facilitate the user's accuracy and precision.
  • Provide adaptability to the user's pace.

Source: The Center for Universal Design (1997). The Principles of Universal Design, Version 2.0. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University. Compiled by advocates of universal design, listed in alphabetical order: Bettye Rose Connell, Mike Jones, Ron Mace, Jim Mueller, Abir Mullick, Elaine Ostroff, Jon Sanford, Ed Steinfeld, Molly Story, & Gregg Vanderheiden.

Used with permission, Copyright © 1997 NC State University, The Center for Universal Design.


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