Responsive Design: Planning Living Spaces for Neurodiverse Students

February 21, 2024
Free Webinar 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern

With increasing numbers of neurodivergent students on college campuses, intentional design and planning of spaces can better accommodate their needs and improve the experience for all students. We invite you to join a discussion on how schools can thrive by taking this inclusive approach to planning and development.

What This Webinar Will Cover

  • Making the case for better accommodating neurodiverse students in living areas.
  • Integrating the considerations of neurodiverse students into all stages of hall planning and design.
  • Examples of design features.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Gain a greater appreciation of the needs of neurodiverse students.
  2. Better understand how design and features can ease sensory concerns.
  3. Be introduced to additional planning strategies to supplement Universal Design concepts.
  4. Connect design planning to institutional values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.


AIA, PrincipalAyers Saint Gross
Mary Elliott
Executive Director of Residence Life and Auxiliary ServicesColorado School of Mines
James A. Baumann
Publications DirectorACUHO-I