Saturday, September 17, 2016

We All Benefit When We Design For Disability

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September 17, 2016

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We All Benefit When We Design For Disability

Just because a man lacks the use of his eyes doesn't mean he lacks vision

- Stevie Wonder -

We All Benefit When We Design For Disability

"I believe that losing my hearing was one of the greatest gifts I've ever received," says Elise Roy. As a disability rights lawyer and design thinker, she knows that being deaf gives her a unique way of experiencing and reframing the world a perspective that could solve some of our largest problems. As she says: "When we design for disability first, you often stumble upon solutions that are better than those when we design for the norm." { read more }

Be The Change

This short video "What Does it Mean to Be Fully Human" showcases the work of an inspiring community where people with and without disabilities live and work together as peers. If you let go of your preconceived notions about ability and disability, how might you see, and interact with the world differently? { more }


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