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Re: Disability research for PhD, definition of Disability and design for all/sustainable design

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Heather Mole <[log in to unmask]>

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Heather Mole <[log in to unmask]>

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Fri, 6 Jul 2012 11:23:28 -0400

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Hi there,

Our university is promoting UD as the way to stop accommodating and start designing into the classroom and campus. See our website for links:

http://www.mcgill.ca/osd/resources/external-resources#C4

And there are many more links depending on what you are looking at doing.

Thanks
Heather
Sent from my iPad

On 2012-07-06, at 10:08 AM, Anne Cunningham <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> HI Marion,
> 
> I'd be interested in your references to Universal Design. We support
> equality in the visual arts and are extending our flagship building to
> include 30 more artist studios and an exhibition space in Wakefield. Design
> in progress as we speak!
> 
> I'm particularly interested in design for mental health if you have any
> references in relation to this.
> 
> Best
> 
> Anne
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: The Disability-Research Discussion List
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Paul Sullivan
> Sent: 06 July 2012 15:06
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Disability research for PhD, definition of Disability and
> design for all/sustainable design
> 
> Hi Marion,
> 
> I would be really interested in the stuff on Universal 
> Design you mention below.  I am doing some work on this for 
> my job as Champion for Access in a museum service.  Anything 
> you could let me have will be useful.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Paul
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "m.hersh" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 2:26 PM
> Subject: Re: Disability research for PhD, definition of 
> Disability and design for all/sustainable design
> 
> 
>> Hi,
>> Choosing appropriate limits for a concept so you produce a 
>> paper rather
>> than a series of books is difficult.  However, could I 
>> suggest that
>> there might be value in looking at other types of 
>> restrictions rather
>> than based on the type of impairment, for instance based 
>> on the context
>> e.g. in the workplace, in the health system etc.  This 
>> also has the
>> advantage of getting away from the medical model.  A 
>> follow-up paper
>> could then invovle comparison of different contexts. 
>> There may also be
>> other ways of restricting what you are looking at. 
>> Whether or not
>> people are able to complete a questionnaire themselves 
>> depends to some
>> extent on how the questionnaire is written, the use of 
>> language etc.  In
>> practical terms you will probably have to limit it to 
>> people who are
>> able to complete the questionnaire themselves, but that 
>> does not
>> necessarily exclude particular types of impairments, 
>> though it may
>> reduce the response rates from people in those groups.
>> 
>> Someone sent a request recently for something to do with 
>> design for
>> all/universal design and sustainable design (or something 
>> similar).  I
>> have looked at this and could send you some references or 
>> email them to
>> the list if there is more general interest.
>> Regards
>> Marion
>> 
>> 
>> On 27/06/2012 13:46, Dale Reardon wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> Bad terminology on my part.  It is definitely trying to 
>>> limit the scope of
>>> my research that is being done.
>>> 
>>> I don't want to limit the definition of disability - it 
>>> will just be a
>>> question of whether I examine all disabilities or limit 
>>> which ones I look
>>> at.
>>> 
>>> I had viewed mental disabilities as difficult to survey 
>>> which was going to
>>> be part of my methodology.  Ethically it will be harder 
>>> to get approval and
>>> it may be necessary to have others fill out a survey on 
>>> their behalf.
>>> 
>>> I plan to conduct the surveys using web based facilities, 
>>> perhaps survey
>>> monkey, and if the people have limited mental capacity 
>>> that may prove
>>> difficult for them.
>>> 
>>> I certainly don't wish to further discrimination by 
>>> excluding them though.
>>> 
>>> I will give a more considered reflection tomorrow when 
>>> have further
>>> considered all the comments.  It is proving to be very 
>>> thought provoking and
>>> very useful.
>>> 
>>> Thanks,
>>> Dale.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Dale Reardon
>>> 
>>> Phone:  03 62867105  Mobile: 0420 277457
>>> 
>>> Follow me on Twitter 
>>> <http://www.twitter.com/dalereardon/>  and Facebook
>>> <http://www.facebook.com/dalereardon/>
>>> 
>>> My blog <http://www.dalereardon.com.au/>  covering 
>>> discrimination law,
>>> Disability Issues  and higher education
>>> 
>>> For information on moving to Tasmania, see Settled In 
>>> Home Search and
>>> Relocation Services <http://www.settledin.com.au/>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: The Disability-Research Discussion List
>>> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of 
>>> Tina Minkowitz
>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 27, 2012 9:34 PM
>>> To: [log in to unmask]
>>> Subject: Re: Disability research for PhD, definition of 
>>> Disability
>>> 
>>> Hi Dale,
>>> 
>>> It concerns me that you are talking about "limiting the 
>>> definition of
>>> disability" rather than about limiting the scope of your 
>>> paper.  I believe
>>> also that limiting the scope of your paper to exclude 
>>> mental disabilities
>>> may be unwittingly falling into discrimination.  Could 
>>> you say more about
>>> why you think that the distinction between mental and 
>>> physical disabilities
>>> is a useful way to narrow the scope?  People with mental 
>>> disabilities are
>>> often the most discriminated against in law, and are also 
>>> unjustly excluded
>>> from the definition of disability in many countries, so 
>>> that excluding this
>>> group from the research on anti-discrimination law would 
>>> perpetuate its
>>> exclusion more broadly.
>>> 
>>> Interestingly, it may be that all disability can be 
>>> experienced in physical/
>>> sensory/ mental/ intellectual and other dimensions.  As I 
>>> read in the report
>>> of a training seminar of people with "psychosocial" 
>>> disabilities, the leader
>>> presented it in this way with a resulting rich 
>>> discussion.
>>> 
>>> Best wishes,
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Tina Minkowitz, Esq.
>>> Center for the Human Rights of Users and Survivors of 
>>> Psychiatry
>>> www.chrusp.org
>>> [log in to unmask]
>>> 
>>> International Representative
>>> World Network of Users and Survivors of Psychiatry
>>> www.wnusp.net
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On Jun 27, 2012, at 2:16 AM, Dale Reardon wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> 
>>> I am blind myself and undertaking some PhD research into
>>> anti-discrimination law in Australia - perhaps an 
>>> international comparison
>>> as well.
>>> 
>>> My supervisors have suggested that I confine the research 
>>> to vision
>>> impairment disability but I am concerned that may be too 
>>> narrow.
>>> 
>>> I have thought of confining the research to physical 
>>> disabilities -
>>> drawing a distinction from mental impairments, acquired 
>>> head injuries etc.
>>> Hence I would cover people in wheelchairs, blindness, 
>>> deafness - the
>>> physical disabilities.
>>> 
>>> Can the definition of disability be limited easily to 
>>> physical
>>> disabilities?  Are there some disabilities that I haven't 
>>> considered that
>>> could fall in both categories?
>>> 
>>> Thanks for ideas and discussion.
>>> 
>>> Dale.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Dale Reardon
>>> 
>>> Phone:  03 62867105  Mobile: 0420 277457
>>> 
>>> Follow me on Twitter <http://www.twitter.com/dalereardon/
>>> <http://www.twitter.com/dalereardon/> >  and Facebook
>>> <http://www.facebook.com/dalereardon/ 
>>> <http://www.facebook.com/dalereardon/>
>>> 
>>> My blog <http://www.dalereardon.com.au/
>>> <http://www.dalereardon.com.au/> >  covering 
>>> discrimination law, Disability
>>> Issues  and higher education
>>> 
>>> For information on moving to Tasmania, see Settled In 
>>> Home Search
>>> and Relocation Services <http://www.settledin.com.au/
>>> <http://www.settledin.com.au/> >
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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