Webinar Description:

The presentation provides basic level introduction to the concepts of universal and trauma-informed design for those with little or no prior knowledge of the concept. The presentation includes:

  1. IDEA Center
  2. Differences between Universal Design and Accessibility
  3. The 8 Goals of Universal Design
    1. Purpose and benefits of Universal Design
    2. Beneficiaries of Universal Design
  4. Defining Trauma-Informed Design
    1. Purpose and benefits of Trauma-Informed Design
    2. Beneficiaries of Universal Trauma-Informed Design
  5. Examples of Trauma-Informed Design
  6. Resources to implementation
  7. Q&A

Presenter Bio:

Krista Macy, Assoc. AIA is an Architectural Design Research Associate at the Center for Inclusive Design and Environmental Access with experience in design for accessibility, sustainable and universal design. She is engaged in diverse research projects intended to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse population. Her recent activities include designing home modifications, providing universal design consultation services and conducting accessibility and universal design assessments for industry partners.

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