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In this newsletter, we announce three upcoming webcasts in the Eliza Forrest Kaye Bromfield Memorial Webcast Series, share some new and exciting global stories, as well as internal updates. 

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Anna Heringer

German architect Anna Heringer's 'Anandaloy' is a community center and workshop in Bangladesh that is made from mud and bamboo. located in Rudrapur, a village in the country's Dinajpur district. The two-story building contains a therapy center for people with disabilities at ground level and a…

Junko Kobayashi

Until the early 1980s, many public toilets in Japan were minimally equipped with only the necessary basic fixtures. They were dirty, dimly lit and smelly, with insufficient cleaning. At that time, many public toilets were called 4K (Kurai, Kowai, Kitanai, Kusai in Japanese) meaning “Dark, Scary…

Gary Talbot

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs’ (CDMRP), Spinal Cord Injury Research Program (SCIRP) consumer advocate Gary Talbot recently participated in the evaluation of research applications submitted to the SCIRP. Gary Talbot was nominated for participation in the program by the…

IHCD and New England ADA Center combined logo

Please join the November webinar trainings on the intersection of the ADA and COVID 19, web accessibility and nonapparent disabilities offered by the New England ADA.

The ADA Coalition of Connecticut (ADACC) State, CT
Friday, November 6, 2020


The Role of Designers in Inclusion Event Poster

The Universal Design Initiative for Africans (UDIA) Stakeholder Series is an advocacy and education effort designed to ignite thoughts on how to promote the practice of Universal Design in Nigeria. The current series will focus on the role of designers in inclusion – how designers can ensure…

IHCD-New England ADA combined logo

Please join the October webinar trainings on complying with ADA and the intersection of the ADA and COVID 19 offered by the New England ADA.

Disability Language and Etiquette

Friday, October 30, 2020



10:30 am-11:45 am…

United States Olympic and Paralympic Museum logo with the Center Screen logo and headshots of the speakers.

"All sports for all people.“
- Pierre de Coubertin, Founder of the Modern Olympic Games

The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum (USOPM) opened in Colorado Springs, CO, on July 31, 2020, in the midst of the pandemic, with the goal of becoming one of the most…

mimar sinan university of fine arts in beyoglu district of Istanbul, Turkey. View from the Bosphorus

Sustaining Inclusive Design is a virtual symposium taking place on September 25th and 26th, hosted by Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and Loughborough University in the UK. 

Valerie Fletcher, Executive Director of IHCD, will be keynoting a session on September 25…

The cover of Advances in Addiction & Recovery, the official publication of NAADAC, the association for addiction professionals.

Thirty years after the passage of the ADA, thousands of people in addiction recovery are unaware of their civil rights under the law. The ADA addresses alcohol and substance use disorders differently. Learn about these differences in an article by Dr. Oce Harrison, …