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Inclusive Design for Getting Outdoors (I'DGO)

I’DGO project

Publication date: various
Ranking: useful

This is a link to the valuable website resource funded by the Economic and Social Research
Council (ESRC) as a part of a project that was established in 2003. 159 more words



A clever marketer came up with the concept of disABILITY.

Most of the time I would agree that to focus on the ability of people who have a disability is a good thing. 146 more words


Neighbourhoods for life: dementia friendly outdoor environments

Lynne Mitchell

Publication date: 2004
Ranking: useful

Provides a checklist of key features and issues in designing external environments which meet needs of people with dementia. 67 more words


What does it mean to...

One may be aware that it is good to reduce, recycle, repair, reassign and reuse materials and equipment to avoid filling up our solid waste landfills and lessen the impact of these items on the environment and natural resources, but the greatest process to sustainable living is to rethink.  81 more words


Diagnostic Snapshot: Autism Prevalence and Disparities

I am currently working on a longer piece for Autism Awareness Month.  Diagnostic meaning, environment, conspiracy theories, what Ian Hacking would call “making up people” – all of this plays into my interest of how we, as a society, make sense of difference.   190 more words


Disability and Women's Health

Women with disabilities are significantly less likely than their non-disabled peers to receive routine women’s health screenings, such as pap smears or mammograms.  For a look at individual state performance, check out the charts below.   23 more words