The City of Cambridge is looking for a group of individuals with a diverse range of abilities and backgrounds to go out with a group of designers from the Institute for Human Centered Design to assess your experience with public transit and how we can make it better.
June 3, 2014 - Forsyth, Georgia
June 10, 2014 - West Sacramento, California
June 12, 2014 - Denver Colorado
On May 27, 2014, HUD announced issuance of a Notice permitting use of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design under title II of the ADA, with identified exceptions (see Section V of the Notice), as an alternative to UFAS for Section 504 compliance. The Notice was published in the Federal Register on Friday, May 23, 2014 with the established effective dates.
May 15, 2014 - Boise, Idaho
May 21, 2014 - St. Louis, Missouri
May 29, 2014 - St. Paul, Minnesota
May 29, 2014 - Austin, Texas
U.S. Specialists Visit Moscow School for Disabled
Three staff members of Boston's Institute for Human Centered Design teamed up with Perspektiva, a Moscow-based NGO that strives to improve the well-being of disabled people, to share experiences on providing the best possible care and facilities at Moscow's Special School No. 532.
In honor of the 24th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we are proud to host an exhibition of artist with disabilities as well as hold a poetry slam with poets or spoken word artists with disabilities at the Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD).
The Zero Project was initiated by the Essl Foundation in 2010. It is run in partnership with the World Future Council (WFC) since 2011 and with the European Foundation Centre (EFC) since 2013.
The U.S. Access Board has released its final report on accessibility standards for medical diagnostic equipment, such as examination tables, scales, and x-ray machines. These standards will be used to make sure that medical equipment is accessible and usable by people with disabilities.