According to the article in the News Version Post, people living with disabilities face a lot of challenges when it comes to choosing a clothing design that is suitable for their everyday needs. They are in constant use of wheelchairs and they may require assistance in their movement and some clothing designs may not suit their needs. That calls for inclusive fashion designs that incorporate the needs of the disabled people.
The Academy of Art University, previously known as Academy of Art College is a school of art that is located in San Francisco. It is a privately owned art school that was founded for profit generation. The school was founded in 1929 by Richard S. Stephens. It was then known as the Academy of Advertising Art. The main campus of the art and design school is located on New Montgomery Street (previously known as Montgomery Street South) in the South of Market area.
The school of art regards itself as the largest owned schools for art and design in the United States of America. Current statistics show that the school has about 12600 students. The art and design school boasts of having about 283 teaching staff and about 1154 part-time teaching staff.
Academy of Art University has open admissions because the school believes that anyone interested in studying design should be accredited the chance. It offers over 30 programs in various degree levels. The school also offers grants and scholarships and so far it has helped over 45000 needy students to study arts and design. The institution received regional accreditation from the WASC in 2007. The school became a certified institutional member of NASAD. Currently, the school has grown and is now offering about 25 subjects in masters, bachelors, and associate degrees. In addition to this, they are also offering several online courses.