IHCD News

Institute for Human Centered Design Newsletter: March 2017 edition

Month: 
March, 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

How LEGO Helps Blind People See

Snapshot from the How LEGO Helps videoMatthew Shifrin, a valuable IHCD user/expert and creator of Lego for the Blind website was recently featured on BrainCraft's

Gallaudet University International Design Competition

Gallaudet UniversityGallaudet University is the only bilingual liberal arts university in the world where education and research programs for deaf and hard of hearing students are conducted in American Sign Language (ASL) and English.

Patricia Rizzo: Human-centric lighting – what does it mean and how do we provide it in practice?

Start Date: 
Sep 7, 2016

IHCD Lunch & Learn Lecture

Wednesday, September 7th, 12:00PM
200 Portland Street, Boston, MA 02114

Human-centric lighting – what does it mean and how do we provide it in practice?

Patricia Rizzo

In Recognition of the 26th Anniversary of the ADA, Join us for Ice Cream and Discussion with Oryx Cohen of the Empowerment Center and Co-Producer of "Healing Voices"

Start Date: 
Aug 9, 2016
Event Time: 
2:00PM - 3:30PM
Location
Institute for Human Centered Design
Address: 
200 Portland St
City: 
Boston
State: 
MA
Country: 
USA
Contact Information
Name: 
Stacy Hart
Phone: 
800-949-4232

Oryx Cohen26 years after the passage of the ADA it is clear that people with mental health and substance use issues are still far from a central concern in considering who has rights and who has responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act. It might be the right time and place to revitalize attention to integrating people with mental health and substance use conditions into the promise of the ADA.

Free and open to the public.

IHCD Working with Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation

DCR MassachusettsIHCD has begun work on a multi-faceted scope of work for the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).  IHCD will provide consultation, training and plan review to DCR that will analyze compliance with federal law, state code and Forest Service standards as well as global state of the art of inclusive/universal design in the out of doors.

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