Max Quillen and Jo Chan's story helps us understand who to include in "design that's usable by all people."

And not just in Sherando, Virginia, but anywhere.

Max and Jo were in Virginia around Christmas time in 2012 when a car accident changed their lives. They were living in Singapore and came back to the states to get married when Jo sustained a C1/2 Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury in the accident. Even though life has changed drastically, they have learned so much about what makes homes and communities more welcoming.

They love to travel, Jo enjoys planning parities and events, and they both make an effort to visit friends and families in different cities. They share great information about how they made their home work well for them, and how using the community has it’s challenges.

Location: Sherando, Virginia, United States


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