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Joel Sanders

About the Talk

Drawing from his design research on restrooms and museums, Joel Sanders will discuss the imperative for designers to form cross-disciplinary collaborations dedicated to creating inclusive public spaces that meet the needs of people of different ages, genders, races and…

Eliza Forrest Kaye Bromfield

IHCD is thrilled and honored to announce the launch of the Eliza Forrest Kaye Bromfield Memorial Lunch & Learn Series. Eliza was a beloved member of the IHCD family. Through this series of public lunch & learn events that Eliza ran in her years with IHCD, we intend to honor her curiosity…

Marca Bristo

Longtime disability rights advocate and founder of Access Living, a Chicago-based service and advocacy organization, Marca Bristo, died at 66 on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

During her illustrious career, Bristo co-founded the National Council on Independent Living, helped write the…

An IHCD interviewer with a User/Expert during the bench study

Introduction to the Study

The Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD) is currently working with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) and the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) on a mix of projects related to accessibility and inclusive design. In both…

IHCD and New England ADA Center combined logo

Join IHCD's New England ADA Center at one of its trainings for September and October 2019 on a range of topics including ADA protections for people in recovery, the ADA and post-secondary institutions, and much more. 

New England ADA-IHCD Logo

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

ADA, Addiction and Recovery, Worcester MA

Date: Wednesday, August 7, 2019
Event Type: Workshop
Location:…

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.