Through other eyes: How people with vision loss see your buildings | REGULAR

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Through case studies and stories of lived experience, this 1 hour webinar identifies successful design strategies for enhancing the accessibility of the built environment for persons who are blind or have other types of vision loss.

Through other eyes: How people with vision loss see your buildings

Webday Wednesday Series

Topic: Accessible Design

Length: 1 hour l What's included: video, quiz, certificate of completion

This webinar is available to Stream!

The session will explore how persons with vision loss interact with buildings and landscapes. Through case studies and stories of lived experience, the presenters will identify successful design strategies for enhancing the accessibility of the built environment for persons who are blind or have other types of vision loss.

Issues to be addressed from the user's perspective include: How do I find the front door? How do I navigate my way to a room or element within a building? How do I use illumination-, textural- and luminance-contrast to assist with wayfinding? What contributes to my enjoyment of buildings and landscapes?

 

Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this session, the participant/learner will be able to:
 
  • Apply common techniques used by persons with vision loss to navigate and experience the built environment;
  • Identify the elements of design that contribute to the usability and enjoyment of buildings and landscapes for persons who are blind or have other types of vision loss;
  • Design projects that incorporate appropriate illumination-, textural-, and luminance-contrast, to assist wayfinding and orientation for everyone; and
  • Calculate luminance-contrast of materials and finishes.


Subject Matter Expert

Bob Topping MRAIC OAA
President l DesignABLE Environments Incorporated 

David Lepofsky LLB, Lawyer, Professor
Advocate for Persons with Disabilities l AODA Alliance 

Available Until: December 31, 2022

 

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$75.00
List price: $75.00
Member Price: 
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