Nienke Dosa, M.D., M.P.H., Senior Advisor, GUDC

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Nienke Dosa is a pediatrician with board certification in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities. Her clinical practice is the care of children with spina bifida, cerebral palsy and vision impairment/blindness. Nienke’s academic work is focused on community-based initiatives that support the transition to adulthood and inclusive fitness across the lifespan for people with developmental disabilities. She is also involved with a grass roots project called Arise Adaptive Design that brings together families and clinicians in order to develop low cost equipment solutions with and for people with disabilities.


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Global Universal Design Commission, Inc., (GUDC) a not-for-profit corporation, was established to develop Universal Design (UD) standards for buildings, products and services.



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