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Design Projects

Results from student-led design exercises

Check out some drawings, 3D renders, and a floor plan of a universally designed home.

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Journal

Takeaways from a universal design exercise

The process of universal design needs to be collaborative, but collaboration is challenging.

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Journal

My journey into a non-traditional Occupational Therapy job

There are many areas of practice in OT. Here’s my story.

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Education

The PEO Model of Occupational Performance and Universal Design.

The Person-Environment-Occupation (PEO) Model of Occupational Performance comes from the field of occupational therapy and helps identify the relationships between a person, an environment, and occupations (activities). These relationships support and enhance a person’s ability (Law et al, 1996); interestingly, that’s what universal design is all about. The relationship between each helps us understand the quality of occupational performance (i.e., function) that […]

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Advocacy

Exclusive “interview” with the late Ron Mace

Ron Mace is credited with coining the term “universal design.” This is a fictional interview that might be what we’d expect if he were still alive.