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  • Catherine Helliker
  • Tel: 07896 091 979
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    Unit 106 Longmead Road , Emerald Park, Emersons Green , Bristol BS16 7FG , United Kingdom


CPD course title: Design with Autism in Mind

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 45 minutes + 15 minutes Q&A

  • CPD Venue: Online

  • Regions: UK-Wide

CPD overview

This CPD will explore the impact of interior design and elements specified for a building upon people on the Autistic spectrum. It discusses the sensitivities for those living on the Autistic spectrum, and how internal spaces can affect the way these individuals relate to people and their environment. The presentation then introduces the ASPECTSS Design Index as a conceptual framework used to address the elements of acoustics, heating, colour, and pattern. It also addresses the zoning of spaces and discusses how carpets can meet the requirements of the Index.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the CPD you should have a greater understanding of:

  • The benefits of Autistic Design Principles
  • How a thoughtfully designed environment will positively impact all children and adults with additional needs
  • How an interior design scheme will impact the way an individual on the spectrum will function and communicate with others
  • That design recommendations are not limited to schools and residential facilities founded to support those with additional needs
  • The role of carpet in autistic-inclusive environments

To book this CPD, please contact Catherine Helliker on E:                T: 07896 091 979

CPD course title: Understanding Commercial Carpet Specification

  • CPD Fees: FREE

  • CPD Duration: 1 hour

  • CPD Venue: Online or in-person

  • Regions: UK Wide

CPD overview

This presentation aims to create an understanding of what makes a carpet commercial grade and how to identify one that will be suitable for a commercial project.

It will look in detail at the benefits of a commercial grade carpet and the special features which give it a commercial rather than residential grading. The presentation takes a high-level look into the manufacturing process of commercial carpets and what benefits they bring compared to other flooring options. It also looks at an example of a carpet specification to identify a carpet that is fit for purpose.

Learning objectives:

  • Understand how a carpet is manufactured, evaluated, and classified as suitable for commercial use. 
  • Understand the features and performance benefits of a commercial carpet. 
  • Understand how to spot a suitable carpet for your intended use.

To book this CPD, please contact Catherine Helliker on E:  T: 07896 091 979