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About Us

About Us

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Universal Design Specialists offers accessible “barrier free” design, consultation & equipment supply since 1992 and is considered a leader in Barrier Free Design.  We serve the needs of Clients and their families living with a catastrophic illness or any disability that impacts their mobility. We also provide our services to the senior population seeking to remain safely in their homes as they age. Anyone with limited mobility will benefit from our services as will their caregivers by reducing work-related injury's. Our scope includes safety and accessibility consulting, design and plans for commercial and residential applications, Expert Witness testimony, adjustable bathroom equipment supply and lifting equipment options to render any of these spaces accessible to all who use them regardless of their specific need.

Marc Mendelsohn the firm’s President is an Architectural Design Professional with Advanced Certification as a Green Builder. He has specialized in Universal Design and barrier free construction since 1992, and is considered one of leading experts in the country. Marc has been featured on "The House Doctor" and has been published in magazines and newspapers. He lectures to students & teaches Universal Design principles to professional associations. His expertise in barrier-free design and construction brings credence to his work as an accessibility consultant & expert witness, assisting attorneys and litigants in providing expert testimony.

Universal Design Specialists product supply focuses only on high quality, dependable equipment. Our focused offering helps assure that we are experts in knowing our products & that you can count on years of trouble free & safe use of everything that you purchase from us.

We are committed to outstanding customer service & the supply of high quality, tested & reliable equipment at the most competitive prices possible. We always include detailed information to assist with equipment installation & help to assure that everything we supply is appropriate for the need and performs dependably for many years to come.

Detailed, informative & reliable information is key to a successful project and as a result we make this our priority.

Understanding that needs vary we offer an Al a Carte Menu of our services. These include Expert Consulting, Universal Design Services, Working Plans & Building Permits, Project Management Services, Specialized Equipment Supply, Accessibility Consulting & Expert Witness/Testimony Services.

It is Universal Design Specialists firm belief that spaces designed for all needs can be appealing in all applications. Our expert design & specialized product selection support this goal and past satisfied Clients will attest to this fact time and again.