● 1 ” margins ● 12 W r i t i n g

● 1 ” margins ● 12 W r i t i n g

Required Format
● Microsoft Word format ONLY
● 3-5 pages of question/answer text, and photos
● Responses must be in short essay/paragraph, question/answer format (answers
underneath respective points/questions)
● 1” margins
● 12-point font
● Double-spaced
For this assignment, you will respond to all of the following points or questions on the topic
of accessibility at The Ed Roberts Campus at UC Berkeley and the community at large:
1. What does universal design mean? Find at least 2 online definitions and put those
definitions into your own words and write your definition here. (2 pts)
2. Who was Ed Roberts and what did he believe to be important? (2 pts)
3. Is The Ed Roberts Campus equally accessible to all groups of people? If so, which groups
of people is it accessible to? And if not, which group(s) of people with disabilities is it not
accessible to? Explain why you have come to this conclusion. (2 pts)
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4. What are some universal design features/qualities at The Ed Roberts Campus that make
it accessible? (2 pt)
5. There are many barriers on a day-to-day basis that make accessibility a challenge for
people with disabilities. What barriers exist in the community at large that make
accessibility more challenging? Think of barriers you have noticed in your own
community. You may also take a look at historical footage via this video link to help
refresh your memory: Are the features/qualities and
barriers you recognize man-made in the current moment? Or are they the result of the
initial design? Explain. (2 pts)
6. Add a photo of and a paragraph describing a real place that has poor accessibility
features. The photo may be acquired in person or on the internet. However, you must
provide a paragraph explaining why you have concluded that this place is not fully
accessible. What would you change to make it accessible to more people? (2 pts)
7. Add a photo of and a paragraph describing a real place that has excellent accessibility
features. The photo may be acquired in person or on the internet. However, you must
include a paragraph explaining why you believe that this place is fully accessible. Be
sure to do ample research to ensure that this place is actually designed for full
accessibility.
(2 pts)
8. Throughout your paper, use of person-first language is required (unless you are a person
with a disability who prefers identity-first language and informs us of your preference
within your paper). Respectful language is required. Inspiration porn is unacceptable.
Proper disability-related language etiquette is required (1 pt)

all the requirements are attached in a document below.