Built Environment

Intellectual disability and dementia: perspectives on environmental influence

This study provides a beginning point to establishing a framework for creating supports and addressing barriers to participation for adults with intellectual disability and dementia based on direct input from potential service consumers and their caregivers. People with intellectual disabilities and dementia provide valuable insights into their experiences through engagement in accessible research. Source: Emerald …

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CDC’s Built Environment & Health Initiative Saves Lives & Money

The way we design & build our communities affects our health. CDC works with local & state partners to create healthy communities that provide safe & convenient opportunities for people to walk, bike, & use public transit. View Built Environment & Health Initiative Saves Infographic Poorly designed communities are dangerous & costly. Healthy community design …

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