"Going to the doctor is scary. Period. But what designers can do is shatter those pre-conceived notions with healthcare spaces that acknowledge the big feelings and help patients (of all ages) to stand up strong to them. Step one in achieving that is understanding that everyone processes emotions and their surroundings differently.
Neurodiversity can include a variety of diagnoses from autism spectrum disorder to dyslexia and bipolar disorder. Individuals that fall under this category have similar stressors to many neurotypicals but can experience them on a much more heightened plain. HOK approaches their designs with fresh eyes in all markets to accommodate how everyone processes outside stimuli, not just neurotypical minds, which results in success for every user from the workplace to the classroom and everywhere in between.
Because at the end of the day, inclusive design is universal design... Read More in i+s"