Building a World Fit for People: Designers with Disabilities at Work

This book describes the career development of 21 designers with disabilities from around the world. Based on the initial research funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the book highlights the major influences that shaped each person's professional choices.

The book is written for young people with disabilities and their families, design students with disabilities, career and vocational rehabilitation counselors, design educators, and employers in design firms. It illustrates the varied ways that designers with disabilities are contributing to the design of our buildings and products. Building a World Fit for People promotes the design professions as a viable career opportunity for people with disabilities.

Year: 
2002
Cost: 
$15
ISBN: 
0-9708358-4-1
Author: 
Elaine Ostroff, Mark Limont, and Daniel G. Hunter
Publisher: 
Boston: Adaptive Environments