for The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

WHY IT MATTERS

More than 56 million people in the United States live with a disability, which can make it difficult to find and maintain employment.

Objective

Create a product that makes the findings of a report on assistive products and technologies more accessible to the public

Result

An interactive website that educates patients and caregivers on available assistive devices and ways to access them

Minimal Design

The typography and user interface are clean and simple, putting the emphasis on the content to ensure accessibility for patients and caregivers.

Content Strategy

Information is organized in user-friendly tables that compare devices based on benefits, limitations and physical requirements.

Wireframes

The development of a sitemap and initial wireframes helps ensure the final product meets the project objectives and user experience needs.
  • Case Study Assistive Devices Wireframes 1
  • Case Study Assistive Devices Wireframes 2
Easy Navigation

Easy Navigation

To minimize navigation, comparison tables and details on funding sources are all accessible from the homepage.

Responsive to Mobile

A responsive interface is optimized for tablet and mobile devices, giving patients and caregivers the tools needed to facilitate a more informed conversation with a healthcare professional.

Illustrations

To avoid depiction of proprietary components that might be interpreted as an endorsement of a specific product or manufacturer, the website features original sketches that serve as generic representations of the devices.
  • Case Study Assistive Devices Illustrations 1
  • Case Study Assistive Devices Illustrations 2
  • Case Study Assistive Devices Illustrations 3

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