Created an accessibility assessment form and reporting tool for Grand Rapids, MI
For the University of Michigan's School of Information (UMSI) capstone UX Research and Design course, we worked with the Disability Advocates of Kent County in Grand Rapids Michigan in partnership with the City of Grand Rapids and Common Notice to rethink and redesign the way people with accessibility limitations visit downtown locations and events.
We conducted research several times in the design process, first to understand how people access and visit downtown and then again as we created a low and medium fidelity prototype resulting in the final design deliverable to the client.
Upon implementation the result of this project will mean that restaurants, events, parks, and other locations in Downtown Grand Rapids will be able to easily have accessibility audits conducted onsite and receive specific feedback on ways to improve the location. Improvements specifically focus on user's specific user experience downtown and go above and beyond the minimum ADA (American Disabilities Act) compliance.