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Universal Design in Legislation Policy and Practice

The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design held a one day seminar entitled “Universal Design in Legislation, Policy and Practice” on the 3rd of June 2010. The seminar aimed to highlight international and national perspectives on Universal Design for senior decision makers in Irish Public Services on Transforming public services through Universal Design.

Eoin O’Herlihy of O’Herlihy Access Consultancy presented on one of the afternoon sessions on the topic of “Toward Universal Design of the Built Environment in Ireland Progress and Challenges. The presentation gave a background of recent Universal Design developments in Ireland over the last twenty years including:

O’Herlihy Access Consultancy suggested a number of ways forward to ensure Universal Design in mainstreamed in legislation, policy and practice. These included:

If you would like a copy of the presentation or would like to discuss any of the above issues, please contact one of our team on 01-4151285 or e-mail [email protected]