Hi, I’m PeO Hedvall

I'm a researcher, teacher, and speaker from Lund, Sweden. This is my personal website, a place to talk about my work and reach out to people with similar interests.

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Coffee with crip?

I recently wrote about our stay at the ILUNION Malaga. Overall, it was a delightful experience that we all enjoyed. What stood out was what didn't stand out: the high level of accessibility, ready to be used when needed but otherwise waiting silently. All too often, what is accessible is

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In a Different World...

Recently, my family and I stayed at the single most accessible hotel I have ever encountered: ILUNION Malaga. The hotel chain is driven by ILUNION, initiated by the Spanish disability organisation Fundacion ONCE. "Hoteles con Todos Incluidos" The hotel was built from the ground up with the objective of being

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Universal Design of Work Places (Book launch!)

Last year, I was invited to write a book chapter on the growth of Universal Design by a Swedish initiative aiming at creating and supporting inclusive workplaces in Sweden. I gave the chapter the title: "The Growth of Universal Design – A Shift in Culture?" (In Swedish: "Framväxten av universell utformning

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Universal Design—A Shift in Culture? (Keynote Lecture)

This video is from a keynote speech that I gave in Korea in October 2021. I was invited to talk by KODDI (Korea Disabled people’s Development Institute) [https://www.koddi.or.kr/eng/greeting.jhtml] and chose to talk about Universal Design as part of a cultural transformation, where

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Universell utformning — Vad är det och varför är det viktigt? (Seminarium)

I den här presentationen berättar jag om sju nyckelord som jag tycker är viktiga för universell utformning. Jag höll presentationen i samband med att Jönköping firade att de vann den prestigefyllda European Access City Award.

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Design som stödjer jämlikhet – Universell utformning

Hur fungerar egentligen indelningar som man/kvinna och person med/utan funktionsnedsättning? I denna video berättar jag om vår forskning angående kategorisering och design och hur det går att skapa design som stödjer jämlikhet.

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Universell utformning – En personlig introduktion

Denna video är tänkt som en kort, personlig introduktion till Universell utformning, eller Universal Design som det heter på engelska. I videon berättar jag om varför jag tycker att universell utformning är viktigt. Jag bygger introduktionen på en historia från mitt eget liv om ett hotell med en exkluderande och