Even outside of the social model of disability, identity and the interactions between people and systems are a rich topic for disability and accessibility research. Topics in this area could include interpersonal and systemic ableism, the politics of disability, and more. Explore the resources below to start your research on disability in society.


Signing Black in America

Universal Design

Universal design is an approach to building, product or environmental design that prioritizes usability by all people to the greatest extent possible. Some disabled people will still need accommodations or adaptations. Fewer adaptions will be needed overall because designers prioritized accessibility.