Creating access conditions based on universal design ensures better access conditions for all, regardless of geographic and social origins, the age, physical, sensory or intellectual profile or the respective education background.
of the world's population suffers from some form of disability.
EU citizens are, to a greater or lesser extent, affected by a disability and 134 million have reduced mobility levels.
10% of the Portuguese population experience some type of disability.
of the population is over 60.
The largest single age group in Portugal
A MARKET WITH HIGH POTENTIAL
Parents with children
Pregnant women in late pregnancy
Individuals with temporary
limitations or illnesses
Elderly persons with
aging process limitations
Individuals with motor, visual, hearing or intellectual limitations
Companions or relatives of any of
the persons above
European Union and Accessibility
Submission of a proposal for a directive establishing common accessibility requirements to be applied to certain essential products and services.
Access to an expanding market of great importance and expression
Response to a social need
Act of citizenship perceived by the user/consumer