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Accessible environments and Unnoticed Accessibility: Feelings of wellbeing (Reflections from our experience in JaĂŠn) Alfonso Huertas Marchal

Madrid, 2 de marzo de 2009


Companies in the promotion of design for all.

USER RS

SOCIAL RESPONSIBIRESPONSIBI LITY

INCLUSIVE APPROACH

COMPANY

NEW DEMANDS

MARKET VALUE

PROMINENCE OF CONSUMERS

COMPA ANIES

TRAINING


Human need for technology and accessibility Reflections on human needs

DEFICENCY Technology POSSIBILITIES

Humans, d H due tto th their i lack l k off natural t l strength t th to t survive i in i hostiles environments, have look for technological elements enabling them to control their environment


Human need for technology and accessibility Technology needs of persons with disabilities

• Cooking, , eating, dressing,… (BADL & IADL) • Communication. • Access to information. • Environmental control. • Displacement and movility movility.


The challenge of accessibility in private spaces

LEGISLATIVE SCOPE

PUBLIC POLICY

PARTICIPATION OF ASSOCIATIONS

These three areas have been insufficient to allow the introduction of accessibility in the private sphere sphere. Because .companies, companies industry and citizens has been away from accessibility.


The challenge of accessibility in private spaces

LEGISLATIVE SCOPE

PUBLIC POLICY

PARTICIPATION OF ASSOCIATIONS

COMPANIES

CITIZEN

‰As consumers of accessibles environments, services and products ‰to internalize the values of accessibility in their habits and citizenship practices.


The challenges of architectural design within the private sphere.

‰ Thinking about the diversity of people. l ‰ The revaluation of the ideas of a flexible and adaptable design. design ‰ Understanding the needs of the household household. ‰Understanding the person in their possible evolution Housing should be adapted to the needs of its residents and not vice versa.


Accessible environments and Unnoticed Accessibility

Beauty, magic colors, motions, enjoying the scenery,

pleasant experience. experience Accessibility has played an active role


Accessible environments and Unnoticed Accessibility

Determings, alert

status, obstacles, impediments, shared h d

attention

Disconfort


Management model of accessibility

Involving & Motivating

Participative managementt

Process P approach


Jaén Accesible: Main actions. ConvenioAgreement between Diputación Provincial de Jaén and FEJIDIF: ‰ Development of 88 municipal accessibility plans, with an influence on the population of 400,000 400 000 personas personas. ‰ Accessibility awareness activities: schools, associations and entrepreneurs having participated more than 5,000 entrepreneurs, 5 000 people people. ‰Training program on comprehensive accessibility, having trained more than 600 people. ‰Developing web ( www.jaenaccesible.org ) ‰Development and implementation of projects to eliminate barriers in urban design, building, transport and communication. Three employment-trainig workshops ( 90 professionals) ƒEmployment-trainig workshop Sierra de Segura Accesible ƒEmployment-trainig workshopJaén Accesible ƒMenta Program: Alcaudete y Jaén


Jaén Accesible: Main actions. Other Actions: ‰ Agreement between the City of Jaen, ONCE, APROSAJA and FEJIDIF: ƒElaboración del Plan Municipal de Accesibilidad de 5 barrios de la capital 30 edificios de carácter municipal, con una influencia en la población de 117.000 personas. Preparation of the Municipal Accessibility Plan for 5 districts of the capital in 30 public buildings. with an influence f on the population off 117,000 people. ƒAccessibility awareness activities: participation of 3.000 people. ‰Convenio entre el Parque Tecnológico GEOLIT y FEJIDIF para el desarrollo de actividades de consultoría en accesibilidad en sus instalaciones Agreement between GEOLIT Technology FEJIDIF for the instalaciones. development of consultancy activities in accessibility to its facilities. ‰ Consultancy projects: ƒCity of Linares: Touristic pathway around a minig area. ƒCity of Fuensanta de Martos: Municipal bulding.. City of Alcaudete: Urbanization. Urbanization ƒCity

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