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Ambienti sensoriali “terapeutici” che rendano Abili

Un progetto integrato di vita per persone con Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico
  • Elena Bellini,

People with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) have a particular sensory sensitivity, causing their surrounding environment to affect the quality of life significantly. It is called a “spectrum”, because there is a great variety of behaviours making it difficult to define universal and design criteria. These behaviours do however require a new dynamic and flexible approach, enabling the customization of the feedback to the project. Starting from the study of the specific needs of users, the environmental conditions and the design approaches, this research aims at providing innovative tools to support the design of “therapeutic” environments which could reduce the discomfort and stress related to the person’s enablement, in order to include them in the social community within an integrated life project, concerning “home”, applied living spaces (school, work, day centres...) and emergency conditions with respect to treatments.

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Elena Bellini is an architect and PhD in Architecture Technologies at the University of Florence. For years, she has been actively carrying out research on the themes of social-health constructions and accessibility. She is a contract professor in Building Systems Design (DIDA-UNIFI), a Research and Development manager and the co-founder of DU IT (2015), an innovative start-up of sensory environments for cognitive disability.
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Book Title

Ambienti sensoriali “terapeutici” che rendano Abili

Book Subtitle

Un progetto integrato di vita per persone con Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico

Authors

Elena Bellini

Peer Reviewed

Number of Pages

394

Publication Year

2019

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© 2019 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-6453-987-4

ISBN Print

978-88-6453-986-7

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978-88-6453-987-4

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978-88-5518-974-3

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Premio Tesi di Dottorato

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2612-8039

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2612-8020

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