Physical Spaces

Physical Spaces

This module covers how public spaces can be designed for accessibility

This free training module covers the requirements for specific features of our public spaces that will make it easier for people with disabilities to move through, use and enjoy what our businesses have to offer.

Use “design empathy” to design inclusive physical spaces

Outlining the challenges, opportunities, and examples of designing physical spaces for people with autism.

Using Universal Design to design physical spaces

A checklist for designing spaces that are welcoming, accessible, and usable.

This web portal provides information on creating accessible environments for people with vision loss

An invaluable tool for architects, designers, building owners, planners, standards bodies, and others interested in making indoor and outdoor spaces universally accessible.

How architecture can design for disability and benefit everyone

An architecture team is building a house for a man who lives with Cerebral Palsy. The hope is that the design features become common when building houses in the future.

This simple ramp makes thousands of businesses more accessible

StopGap’s first project to increase awareness was the launch of the first Community Ramp Project in Toronto’s Junction neighbourhood. Through material donated by local hardware stores and volunteer labour, the Community Ramp Project provided a deployable ramp at no cost to 12 businesses in the area.

Why Inclusive Design Matters

A moderated discussion about Inclusive Design’s utility in urban planning and architectural design.