What is the problem?A wide range of people experiencedifficulties accessing everydaygoods, services & venues.
Motivation?• Ageing population• By 2033 23% of population will be 65+ &5% will be 85+• 10 million disabled people (5 million 65+)• 40% disabled people experienced accessdifficulties in last 12 months
What is it?• Free mobilephone app• Android• Open source
How does it work?• Share examples of good/bad design/access• People add photo and/or text description• Select category: Love, Hate, Spotted• Contribution sent to website
Who is it for?• Older people• People living with disabilities• Carers, friends & family• People with an interest in inclusive design
This is Sheila…• Cerebral Palsy (CP)• Mobility: crutches/wheelchair• Loves: Wii• Uses to play games, keep fit& internet• Remote easy to hold & use• Exercise while sitting down• Access BBC iPlayer• Shared on Enabled by Design
This is David…• Wheelchair user/epilepsy• Hates: steps & crap access• Visited museum• Website info: “full access”• Reality: stairs everywhere, noramps & no lifts• Shared on Go Genie