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ADA 29: Celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act 29th Anniversary

The Forefront of Disability Rights for Addiction and Recovery: Panel Discussion on Current and Future Legal Trends

Date: Wednesday, July 24, 2019 

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Event Type: Celebration

Location: Institute for Human Centered Design…

Tedi Asher, PhD

IHCD is thrilled to host Tedi Asher, PhD, at the next event in our Lunch & Learn series. Join us on Wednesday, June 12! 

When: Wednesday, June 12, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 200 Portland Street, 1st Floor, Boston, MA 02114
For questions, accommodations or requests, email…

The International Association for Universal Design's International Design Award 2019

From the International Association for Universal Design (IAUD), updated June 3, 2019:

Aims and Objectives

The IAUD International Design Awards were established in 2010 in order to promote and champion Universal Design by recognising and rewarding outstanding achievements and in…

New England ADA Center, a Project of the Institute for Human Centered Design

Join IHCD's New England ADA Center at one of its trainings this May on a range of topics including ADA obligations for public school and ADA protections for people in recovery.

Boston Design Week 2019 Logo

No one wants to think about cancer. But it has a large impact on society and a profound impact on individuals and families.

About 1.7 M people are diagnosed with it each year in the US. The majority will survive. The quest for better and earlier diagnoses and cures dominate our attention…

IHCD staff and a participant look on as a user/expert shares her experience during the Challenge: Design event.

The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) is presenting an evening workshop for MW19 conference participants on Tuesday, April 2, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at its office at 200 Portland Street in Boston. The workshop will provide a demonstration by

New England ADA Center, a project of the Institute for Human Centered Design

Join IHCD's New England ADA Center at one of its trainings this March on a range of topics including the ADA for municipalities and the ADA Standards for Accessible Design.

ADA and Municipal Obligations

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Event Type: Workshop…

A Place to Flourish | The Tenth Annual Generative Space Award Call for Proposals

The Generative Space Award recognizes breakthrough designs in health and healthcare. It is a product of The Caritas Project's A Place to Flourish initiative. The Caritas Project is an organization founded and headed…

The International Association for Universal Design logo with year 2019 for the conference

In collaboration with IHCD, the Helen Hamlyn Center for Design at the Royal College of Art, and others, the International Association for Universal Design (IAUD) will host the 7th International Conference for Universal Design in Bangkok, Thailand, from…

National Braille Press logo and menu options from website home page

Braille Me is a new refreshable braille reader from Innovision, in India. Through their groundbreaking new technology, using magnetic force to power the braille display, the Braille Me has slashed costs, while keeping a high quality display. This device has 20-cell, 6-dot…