• Increase Accessibility with Plain Language

    Increase Accessibility with Plain Language

    Opportunities to make life more inclusive are everywhere – even something as simple as the language we use can have huge implications for accessibility. One of the most powerful tools in creating accessible writing is plain language. And thanks to a recent request from the Association of University Centers on Disability (AUCD), HDI was able…

  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020

    Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2020

    Thursday, May 21, 2020 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). According to the GAAD web site, the goal of this day is to talk, think, and learn about digital access/inclusion and people with different disabilities. Digital accessibility is the ability of a website, mobile application, or electronic document to be easily navigated and understood by a…

  • Empowering People to Navigate the University of Kentucky

    Empowering People to Navigate the University of Kentucky

    The Accessibility Mapping Project is providing the University of Kentucky community with current and accessible mobility related data about campus. This effort is a multidisciplinary collaboration between the Human Development Institute, Kentucky Geological Survey, Facilities Information Services, and Parking and Transportation Services. Individuals living, working, and visiting UK’s campus have a wide range of abilities.…