The UK’s Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) is making available free, at the website listed below, a guide to designing streets that are hospitable for people with poor vision.
Blodgett lost her sense of smell for several months and chronicles her efforts to restore it.
Is it an old wife’s tale that blind people have a better sense of smell than the rest of us?
Two articles review good design for residential care facilities.
The most recent issue of NeuroRehabilitation focuses on important factors to consider when designing homes for people with neurodisability
The population is getting heavier.
Exposure to sunlight reduces symptoms of asthma – at least in mice.
The unique needs of adults with special needs based on their psychological or physical condition are increasingly being recognized, which has ramifications for the design of workplaces, homes, stores, restaurants, healthcare facilities, and other physical environments.
Just as the concept of one-size-fits-all often fails in execution, so does the idea that successfully accommodating people with disabilities merely means adding the required standards-based design features.