Kim Vanderland and Bernice Boucher on universal, inclusive design for people of all abilities.
How many people in your office have some form of disability? You might be surprised. An estimated one out of every three employees has a special need requiring accommodation, and most simply make do as best they can with the workplace they have. The good news is that more companies are going well beyond American Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements, and proactively creating offices that enable people of all abilities to be as productive as possible. In this article, JLL‘s Kim Vanderland and Bernice Boucher explain how you can design for employees of all abilities in your workplace.