Chapter 53. Design for People with Functional Limitations

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department2,3
  1. Gregg C. Vanderheiden Professor of IE and BioMed Engineering and Director

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch53

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Vanderheiden, G. C. (2006) Design for People with Functional Limitations, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch53

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. Trace Center, University of Wisconsin–Madison, 1550 Engineering Drive, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • design guideline and functional limitations;
  • visual impairments;
  • universal design tools

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Disability is a Consequence, Not a Condition

  • Universal Design

  • Demographics

  • Research in Ergonomics and People with Functional Limitations

  • Overview by Major Disability Group

  • Design Guidelines

  • Conclusions

  • For Further Information

  • References

  • Universal Design Resources

  • Organizations