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Physical Therapist

Universal Design 102

The Fiasco of Form: Disabling Design


  • Describe the limitations of social construction models
  • Explore 4 different ways of defining disability and why these "disability" definitions are limiting
  • Examine various types of ability and provide examples of "dis-ability"
  • Explore methods of everyday design and explain why design for population norms is limiting
  • Outline and describe 5 environmental barriers and discuss the design implications of ability

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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