Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? asks Wellcome Collection’s new exhibition

A tiger sculpture from London’s Wellcome CollectionLondon’s Wellcome Collection is set to open a new show examining the relationship between design and the medical world, showing how graphics has had a pervasive influence.

News from Willa Crolius, former Director of IHCD’s User Expert Lab and Coordinator of Public Programs

 Wilhelmina Crolius at IHCDWilla Crolius, former Director of IHCD’s User Expert Lab and Coordinator of Public Programs, and current double masters student at the Royal College of Art and Imperial College of London shares a feminist critique of why women ar

Disability advocates, Judy Heumann, and Access Living's President & CEO, Marca Bristo, arrested in Washington D.C.

Judy Heumann and Judy Heumann being arrested by two officers in Washington DCAfter the U.S. Senate narrowly voted to begin debate on a health care bill that includes sweeping changes to Medicaid, several dozen protesters with disabilities were arrested.

Read more at disabilityscoop.com

Marketplace®: Sports teams try to accommodate special needs fans

A family locating quiet zones and special concession stands on a planMany people on the autism spectrum have a hard time in loud, chaotic places like sports stadiums. But a number of professional sports teams are trying to make it easier and more fun to attend games for those with autism and other special needs. Among them are the Kansas City Royals, who have put some accommodations, such as quiet zones, in place at Kauffman Stadium.

27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Start Date: 
Jul 26, 2017
Event Time: 
3:00PM - 4:30PM

ADA Celebrate the 27th year

A red carpet event to celebrate the anniversary of the ADA on July 26th! This event will mark the release of new Public Service Announcements produced in partnership with Digital Eyes Film and role out a larger media campaign. 

Read more at newenglandada.org/ada27boston


Start Date: 
Jun 28, 2017
Event Time: 
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Healing Voices Film Cover

Wednesday June 28 th, 12:00PM - 1:30PM
200 Portland Street, Boston, MA 02114

Jason Schupbach to head ASU's Design School

Design industry leader Jason Schupbach to head ASU's Design School

Jason Schupbach, one of the founding leaders of the national creative placemaking movement and the person charged with representing all of the design disciplines at the federal level, will join Arizona State University's Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts as the new director of the Design School.

Brian Mullen, Ph.D. elected to IHCD Board of Directors

At its meeting of April 11th, the Board unanimously elected Dr. Brian Mullin. 

Brian Mullen headshotBrian is an entrepreneur, design engineer, and researcher with a passion for designing innovative medical products and assistive technologies to improve quality of life and enhance quality of care for under served populations. 

IHCD to Sponsor Educational Sessions at the 4th Annual MEDED Facilities

Start Date: 
Apr 4, 2017
End Date: 
Apr 5, 2017
Contact Information

Fourth Annual MEDED FacilitiesBoston, World Trade Center - April 4 & 5

Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) to Sponsor Educational Sessions


ADA Standards for Accessible Design:

What Medical Centers Need to Know

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