Experts Share Their Knowledge of Universal Design at the 2019 Targeting Autism Forum

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The following forum presentation on Universal Design highlights the work of two leading experts:

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Lisa Boulden Williams, Director of Universal Access Services for IFF, a mission driven lender and developer, that increases availability of accessible housing for people with disabilities.

 

armando tobias  Armando Tobias, Architect, LCM Architects.  LCM, established in 1996 is committed to building new & renovated spaces based on the applications of accessibility standards and inclusive design nationwide.

Check out NADD : an association for persons with developmental disabilities and mental health needs

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Thanks to Erin Miller, 2019 Targeting Autism Forum presenter, for alerting us to this wonderful organization and wealth of resources within.  The organization, NADD,  National Association for the Dually Diagnosed was founded in 1983 by Robert J. Fletcher, and was based on the following premise that individuals with both developmental disabilities and mental health issues remained unidentified, untreated and underserved.  NADD was established as a multidisciplinary association of professionals to promote the education of the professional community concerning the realities of dual disability so that the issues and problems can be successfully addressed.

A New Logo — A Symbol of Empowerment

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Yesterday, June 18th, in honor of Autism Pride Day, The Targeting Autism initiative changed its logo, replacing the puzzle pieces with the rainbow infinity symbol.  There was no better time than Autism Pride Day to change our branding by displaying the symbol that honors diversity with infinite variations and possibilities.New autism logo (2)

Gyasi Burks-Abbott, Librarian, Public Speaker & Autistic Self-Advocate Discusses Neurodiversity & Civil Rights

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Gyasi Burks-Abbott’s shares his experience as a fellow with Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disorders (LEND) and his views on autism and civil rights at the 2019 Targeting Autism Forum.