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  • Apparently, there is a gross misunderstanding of the term, "universal". "Universal" means the inclusion or exclusion of everything under all circumstances. This is clearly not the intent of this subject matter. To be universal, a home would include both ...

  • Gunner, OTs are not designers. They can be helpful and would use them on my team, but they are not designers that can look in the totality of an environment. My specialty is to look at the total wellness of the environment, I investigate the biology, ...

  • Adding to the conversation - please look at the efforts being made on behalf of HomesRenewed Resource Center and HomesRenewed Coaltion. Add your support to incentivize the changes necessary to successfully age in place! Ingrid L. ...

  • Douglas is right - Universal Design is simply "good design" and needs to be understood and promoted as such. Unfortunately UD is seen, by the public as well as as by our profession, as simply wheelchair-accessibility, re-framed to reduce the stigma. And ...

  • Douglas, That is what I am seeing too. And even friends, who are starting to understand what I am doing, (and, perhaps, you are too) and are starting to think about what that means. Good to know! Thanks for responding. Janet Roche, ...

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