"Humanistic Co-design is a extension of contemporary design approaches, such as design thinking and human-centered design, that emphasizes the emergent inspiration that comes from the dissolution of the designer-client relationship in favor of a mutual engagement of peers with complementary experiences and expertise."
​Dr. Kyle Keane, ERYT-500, YACEP, HcoI-CL
Lecturer and Research Scientist
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The Humanistic Co-design Initiative is a cooperative of individuals, organizations and institutions working together to increase awareness about how designers, makers, and engineers can apply their skills in collaboration with people who have disabilities through the Humanistic Co-design Process to develop new and innovative assistive technologies.