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Introduction
APC / ATC
CPD-HKIS
CPD by Others
 
Code : 2012051
Event Name : Understanding Design for People with Disabilities
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Dr Jeffrey Tse, Occupational Therapist, RehabAid Centre

Jeffrey has been providing community rehabilitation specialty service in RehabAid Centre as an Occupational Therapist for 19 years. He has substantial experience in driver rehabilitation, wheelchair mobility solution as well as environmental adaptation of the disabled for their independent living and community integration;



Mr. Navy Hui, Manager, Barrier Free Access (HK) Ltd.

Navy has been involved in the development and promotion of barrier free access facilities for the Visually Impaired (VI) in Hong Kong since 2003. He now leads a team of sighted and VI staff to provide feasible solutions and products to government departments, NGOs and private companies, to build barrier free environment for persons with visual impairment.

Event Date : 20/06/2012
Event Time : 7:00 pm–8:30 pm (Wednesday)
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : Surveyors Learning Centre, Suite 811, 8/F., Jardine House, Central, Hong Kong
Division : BSD
Closing Date : 06/06/2012
Fee : HK$120 for member; HK$150 for non-member (HK$30 walk in surcharged for all pricings listed)
Priority : BSD Members; First-come-first-served
Language : English
Details :

While the recent effort of the HKSAR Government in improving Access to all public facilities is gathering momentum, the present objectives remain largely on compliance with current design standards.  A much needed understanding among the building professionals is therefore required, to meet the realistic needs of the People with Disabilities (PwDs) and their rights as affirmed by the Disability Discrimination Ordinance.

The seminar is to explain the functional principles behind some commonly used design guideline for Barrier Free Access, particularly for wheelchair users and people with low vision.  It allows the Buildings Professionals to understand how the PwDs/end users interact with the built environment, in view of raising awareness and empathy towards Accessible Design.