Building quality of life into spaces for people with ‘invisible’ disabilities

Lara Pinchbeck (left) conducts an art workshop with older adults in congregate living facilities as part of a project to document their experiences of aging. As a doctoral student and consultant, Pinchbeck aims to improve understanding of universal design principles that can lead to better quality of life for people with disabilities. (Photo: Supplied; taken before COVID-19)

Reading Time: 4 minutes Ensuring physical accessibility is only the beginning of creating places where people can ‘be who they are,’ says design consultant and PhD student Lara Pinchbeck