ASID New England Sponsored Event: Universal Design Symposium


ASID New England is proud to sponsor Mount Ida College’s 2nd annual Universal Design Symposium & Design-athon on March 24th and 25th. This event will focus on accessibility and universal design through talks by notable speakers, prototyping, and empathy building activities. Students, design professionals and community members with or without disabilities are encouraged to participate! Design-athon teams will use design thinking to develop practical solutions that improve daily living for all. Designs will be evaluated and prizes will be awarded to the top ideas.

2017 Guest Speakers:

  • Cynthia Leibrock, award winning author, international lecturer, and a designer with over thirty years of experience.
  • Todd Kates, Executive Director of United Cerebral Palsy of MetroBoston & Cathy Culkin, United Cerebral Palsy Program Participant
  • Hillary Cohen, Recipient of a prosthetic leg from the Heather Abbott Foundation

Date and Time

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
3/24/2017 – 3/25/2017


Mount Ida College
777 Dedham Street
Newton 02459



Non-Member: FREE
Member: FREE