Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatrics

Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatrics

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When designing spaces for individuals with Autism, there are specific design strategies that can be employed to create optimal spaces that can have a positive impact on special learning and sensory needs. Interior Design for Austism from Adulthood to Geriatrics gives designers the exact information they need to implement these design strategies in their own projects. Projects covered relate specifically to the age ranges from adulthood through geriatric age, including workplaces, clinical settings, and nursing homes. The main neurofunctions of Autism are covered along with specific design techniques that can be used to address each one. Information on toxins and material selection is also included.Bedrooms tend to be the safe haven for adults with autism. When at all possible, each individual should have his or her own room and not share a room with another individual. Their room is the respite area, their escape from the pressures ofanbsp;...

Title:Interior Design for Autism from Adulthood to Geriatrics
Author:A. J. Paron-Wildes
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-11-20


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