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Education

Smart Home Technology

There are several “smart” devices that improve the functionality and safety of a home. They’re great options for universal design.

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Journal

Renovations are costly…

Implementing accessibility at the start of a new design project will save you time and money.

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Advocacy

Occupational Therapy and Our Role in Housing

This article unpacks three practice settings in which an an occupational therapist could collaborate with professionals in the home building industry.

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Journal

The Blueprints of My Doctoral Project

Kati briefly explains the OT profession and introduces her doctoral capstone project.

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Advocacy

Prevalence of Accessible Housing in the U.S.

The United States has an accessible housing problem: there aren’t enough available options.

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Journal

Designing a “Good Fit” For All People

Universal design must enable people to be independent in daily tasks when human impairments are present.

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Journal

Kati’s Story: Multigenerational Needs for Universal Design

Kati discusses how a universally designed home would have improved her family’s function after multiple health events.