Super normal design for extraordinary bodies: A design manifesto

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    Abstract

    We propose a new approach to disability-related design, at once radical and unremarkable. We challenge the assumption that the role of design need be either to draw attention away from impairment or else to focus attention on disability. We reject this polarisation as utterly simplistic. We propose a more nuanced alternative that has so much more in common with design in other everyday contexts, given that disability is part of the fabric of everyday life.

    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationManifestos for the Future of Critical Disability Studies
    EditorsMike Kent, Katie Ellis, Rachel Roberson, Rosemarie Garland-Thomson
    PublisherTaylor & Francis
    Chapter15
    Pages166-176
    Number of pages11
    Volume1
    ISBN (Electronic)9781351053334
    ISBN (Print)9781138483910
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Oct 2018

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