Definitions for "Universal design"
Refers to products and designs that are easy to use by people of all ages and varying abilities.
Extends the idea of barrier-free design to cover the needs of all members of society, including children and seniors.
In web design Universal Design means to design a website or course so that anyone using any kind of Web browsing technology can get a full and complete understanding of the information contained there, as well as have the full and complete ability to interact with the site. Universal Design calls for the development of information systems flexible enough to accommodate the needs of the broadest range of users of computers and telecommunications equipment, regardless of age or disability.