Design First, People Centered, Product Agnostic – Technology Design for Trailhead Community


What role does technology play in creating a safe, independent living environment for adults with developmental disabilities? Our guest blogger, Ken Wilkinson of Layer 10, is here to answer that question. We’re so excited to be working with Layer 10 on Trailhead Community, a unique multifamily project for adults with developmental disabilities.

In today’s modern world, nearly every space we design includes a technology layer. From campus-wide WiFi to electric vehicle charging stations, technology is ingrained in our everyday lives. This is especially true when designing for a unique population like adults with developmental disabilities (DD). Special consideration needs to be taken to ensure a safe and healthy environment for the Trailhead community.

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