Stan Leyenhorst

Universal Access Design Inc, RHFACTM Professional, Inclusive Design Specialist

Stan offers an excellent combination of management skills, sales experience and knowledge on accessibility and universal design, including successfully completing a Universal Design Diploma through the IDEA Centre Continuing Education Program. He has spent the last several years focused on accessibility in the built environment, performing assessments, preparing and presenting recommendations, reviewing blueprints, crafting manuals, interfacing with project stakeholders, and educating designers, engineers, and other staff. In addition to his technical experience in this field, Stan brings decades of lived experience and a first-person user perspective, as a quadriplegic who has been using a wheelchair for the past 40 years. Stan is passionate about accessibility and universal design.  He believes that collaboration is essential to achieving the goals of inclusion, universal access and community engagement. Stan will be moderating a panel – titled How Accessible is Accessible? – at the Transportation Forum. 

 

Transportation Forum

Thursday March 7, 2019

9:00 aM – 4:30 PM PDT

Anvil Centre

777 Columbia Street

New Westminster, BC