Principal design+cOnsulTation West Palm Beach, Florida
Gain knowledge that will help inform your next design through experiencing the sensory and physical impacts of inclusion – and omission – of ADA Standards in the environment. Using wheelchairs and white, probing canes while blindfolded, course attendees will take a field trip to emphasize effects of current facility design and construction on those with accessibility challenges. Careful! More than mere enhancement of ADA standards application, this experiential tour may result in a potentially trans-formative mindset regarding incorporation of barrier free principles into core design concepts.
$40 per person by 6/9; $55 after 6/9; includes water. Moderate walking.
Learn the effects of design decisions on those with accessibility issues.
Receive a quick refresher of the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design as they relate to outside accessibility.
Experience the challenges of moving around in a wheel chair and as a blind person with a cane.
Analyze the results of design decisions and construction implementation in the field from the point of view of an impaired person.