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Disability X Maternity

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Floor plan -- mother and infant

What would it be like to design for help - not with a medical model but a social one? A manual for young mothers with acquired disabilities, Disability x Maternity direct guidelines for using space. Inserted in folders that patients receive upon discharge from rehab, the manual draws from architectural idioms/diagrams to sketch the placemaking advice Elizabeth O'Toole wished she'd received upon returning home.

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