This webinar took place on Thursday 15 March, 16:00 – 17:00 Acoustics and education Research indicates that frequent exposure to noisy environments increases susceptibility to experiencing problems with cognitive function, stress and blood pressure. A majority of people on the autistic spectrum are hypersensitive to sound, with some research suggesting that acoustics have a significant… Read more »

Designing for Autism

This webinar took place on Friday 19 March, 11:30 – 12:15 Inclusive learning¬†environments Acknowledging individual differences and sensory considerations is essential for inclusive design. This presentation focussed on designing inclusive learning environments for those with autism, and covered three learning objectives: understanding user needs; how architecture can make a difference; and the importance of internal… Read more »