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Poster with logo, year and title saying The 8th International Conference for Universal Design in the Cloud 2021

The International Association for Universal Design (IAUD) will hold the "8th International Conference for Universal Design in the Cloud 2021 —Seminar Series—".

This is a general term for online international conferences that will be held multiple times as a prelude to the "9th…

Poster saying Free online course, Unidesign - Universal and Inclusive design for better human environments

UniDesign is a free multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary international educational programme on the topics of universal and inclusive design (topics of design, difficulty with mobility or perception, and related topics on quality of human environment) from…

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In this newsletter, we announce three upcoming webcasts in the Eliza Forrest Kaye Bromfield Memorial Webcast Series, share some new and exciting global stories, as well as internal updates. 

Read the full newsletter here. 

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Anna Heringer

German architect Anna Heringer's 'Anandaloy' is a community center and workshop in Bangladesh that is made from mud and bamboo. located in Rudrapur, a village in the country's Dinajpur district. The two-story building contains a therapy center for people with disabilities at ground level and a…

Junko Kobayashi

Until the early 1980s, many public toilets in Japan were minimally equipped with only the necessary basic fixtures. They were dirty, dimly lit and smelly, with insufficient cleaning. At that time, many public toilets were called 4K (Kurai, Kowai, Kitanai, Kusai in Japanese) meaning “Dark, Scary…

Gary Talbot

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ (CDMRP), Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) consumer advocate Gary Talbot recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the SCIRP. Gary Talbot was nominated for participation in the program by the…

IHCD and New England ADA Center combined logo

Please join the November webinar trainings on the intersection of the ADA and COVID 19, web accessibility and nonapparent disabilities offered by the New England ADA.

The ADA Coalition of Connecticut (ADACC) State, CT
Friday, November 6, 2020


The Role of Designers in Inclusion Event Poster

The Universal Design Initiative for Africans (UDIA) Stakeholder Series is an advocacy and education effort designed to ignite thoughts on how to promote the practice of Universal Design in Nigeria. The current series will focus on the role of designers in inclusion – how designers can ensure…

IHCD-New England ADA combined logo

Please join the October webinar trainings on complying with ADA and the intersection of the ADA and COVID 19 offered by the New England ADA.

Disability Language and Etiquette

Friday, October 30, 2020



10:30 am-11:45 am…