Shaping a Barrier-free Tomorrow

Able Intention is not just a business; it's a visionary force leading the way towards an inclusive world. Based in the USA, with roots in Native America, our consultancy stands out for its unwavering commitment to making accessibility a reality for all, regardless of ability, culture or demographics. What sets us apart is our unique blend of expertise, passion, and a holistic approach to empowerment.
Universal design is an approach to creating products, environments, and systems that are accessible and usable by people of all abilities, ages, and backgrounds. It goes beyond traditional accessibility measures by considering the needs of a diverse range of users from the outset rather than retrofitting accommodations later. By incorporating principles of inclusivity, flexibility, simplicity, and intuitive use, universal design aims to eliminate barriers and promote independence, safety, and dignity for everyone. This approach recognizes that individual abilities and preferences vary widely, and seeks to provide solutions that can accommodate as many people as possible without the need for special adaptation.

One of the key principles of universal design is designing for diversity. This means acknowledging that users have varying abilities, disabilities, and preferences, and designing products and environments that can accommodate this diversity. For example, a universally designed building might have multiple entrances with ramps, stairs, and elevators to accommodate individuals with different mobility needs. Similarly, a website designed with universal design principles in mind would ensure that it is navigable using both a mouse and keyboard, and that text is resizable for users with visual impairments.

Another important aspect of universal design is its emphasis on usability and intuitive design. Products and environments should be designed in a way that is easy to understand and use for as many people as possible, without the need for extensive instructions or prior training. This means using clear signage, simple interfaces, and consistent layouts to facilitate navigation and interaction. By prioritizing usability, universal design not only improves access for individuals with disabilities but also enhances the user experience for everyone, leading to greater efficiency, satisfaction, and engagement across diverse user groups.

Founded by Dr. Tracy Blue, a Ph.D. in Special Education, brings a deep understanding of indigenous communities, Able Intention embraces the values of sustainability, green design, and modernity. We specialize in offering cutting-edge solutions that transcend the limitations often associated with physical, emotional, or behavioral challenges. From crafting innovative designs to providing strategic resources, we empower individuals, families, and communities to overcome obstacles and achieve their fullest potential.

One of the focal points in our work is our dedication to student advocacy. We take pride in guiding families through the complexities of 504 Plans or Individual Education Plan (IEP) meetings within school systems, ensuring that youth of all ages and physical, emotional, or intellectual challenges receive the support they need to thrive academically. At Able Intention, intent isn't just a word; it's the cornerstone of our problem-solving approach. We focus on what can be done, leveraging our expertise to create environments that foster growth and independence.

In a world that constantly evolves, Able Intention remains at the forefront of change and research. Our services extend beyond consultancy; they represent a promise to transform lives through data analysis and lived experience of our clients. As we continue to redefine the boundaries of inclusivity, we invite you to be part of this transformative journey. Join us in shaping a future where abilities are celebrated and everyone has the opportunity to shine. Explore Able Intention today and be a part of a movement that's breaking down barriers, one intention at a time.

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