Designing for Inclusive Health (2:15pm-3:45pm)

Thursday, September 14 at 2:15pm-3:45pm

This session discusses programs, technology, and design developed specifically to improve mobility and physical activity in people with disabilities. Hear about a 40-week study out of Nova Southeastern University designed to increase physical activity in people with physical and intellectual disabilities, a unique technology to improve pedestrian pathways for all users, and a community in Minnesota who is making a difference with a tactical urbanism strategy to address accessibility barriers for pedestrians.

Room: State 3

Moderator: Juliette Rizzo, National Inclusive Health and Wellness Advocate, Ms. Wheelchair America, and Director of Special Projects, Partnerships and Events in the U.S. Department of Education