By Kristi Gaines,Angela Bourne,Michelle Pearson,Mesha Kleibrink
Winner of the IDEC 2017 ebook Award
Designing for Autism Spectrum issues explains the impact of the normal and man-made surroundings on people with autism spectrum issues (ASD) and other kinds of intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD). Drawing at the most modern learn within the fields of environmental psychology and schooling, the authors express you ways structure and inside areas can certainly impact people with neurodiversities by means of editing elements akin to colour, lights, area association, textures, acoustics, and air flow. you can now layout houses, healing environments, paintings environments, and outdoors areas to motivate progress and studying for the projected 500,000 kids with ASD (in the USA on my own) who're anticipated to arrive maturity through 2024.
Topics mentioned include:
-Environmental layout theories
-Symptoms of ASD
-Sensory processing deficits
-Design wishes of people at the spectrum in any respect ages
-Design tools and ideas for areas, together with residential, studying, paintings, and healing environments encompassing quite a lot of budgets
-Designing for self-actualization, health and wellbeing, and a top quality of existence in the course of an individual's life
-Avenues for fit dwelling and getting older in place
-Environmental effect on wellbeing and fitness
-Strategies to advertise lively residing as a vital part of the welfare focus.
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