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Transcript of Autistic Design
FOR AUTISTIC DESIGN JACOB M AMADOR PROB. + PROB. = SOLUTION? aid cognitive ability and improve overall health  negative impact and hinder learning process  flickers known to cause eyestrain, headaches, and increased repetitive behavior  LIGHTING views can increase productivity, improve overall health, and reduce sick days and attrition rates  VISUAL CONSIDERATIONS distraction to someone with autism  Spatial Organization large spaces can create anxiety  threatened in smaller areas with other people  struggle with body relation  temple grandin compares poor body awareness to someone who has lost a limb, but still feels it is there  CLERESTORIES IN THE LEARNING ENVIRONMENTS INDIRECT LIGHTING FIXTURES LARGE OVERHANGS HIGHER WINDOW ELEVATIONS P U B L I C PRIVATE "Neurotypical" pertaining to autistic persons whos neurological development and function is within the normal range  strong aversion to change  "So if individuals cannot aqcuire a skill in a neurotypical setting, than isn't the approach a hard sell"  SOURCES  Heshong Mahone Group, "Daylighting in Schools: An Investigation into the Relationship between DAylighting and Human Performance," Pacific GAs and Electric Co. on behalf of the CAlifornia Board for Energy Efficiency Third Party Program, FAir Oaks, CA. 1999.
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