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Tanisha Cowell

Senior Disability Access Consultant
Association of Consultants in Access Australia Inc. (ACAA) MN#527 Associate

Tanisha Cowell Disability Access ConsultantTanisha has 5 years of direct experience working with individuals with a disability, and more recent indirect experience working in disability access.

Her knowledge of the intertwined influence of the person, their environment and the activities conducted therein through occupational therapy theory and principles, allows for an in-depth understanding of the importance of businesses to provide accessible built environments and adhere to their obligations under the Disability Discrimination Act.

Affiliations/Qualifications

  • Certificate III Health Services Assistance
  • Registered LHA Design Guideline Assessor Number 20127
  • Bachelor Occupational Therapy (Honours)
  • Work Safely in the Construction Industry (White Card)
  • AHPRA Registration No: OCC0002093504
  • Director of Centre for Universal Design Australia
  • Panel Advisory Member of Living Future Institute Australia
  • Standards Representative of Consumers Federation of Australia
  • Member of Women in Design and Construction
  • Multi-Sensory Environment Trained

Our Blogs

Specular Inclusive vs Specular Exclusive for Luminance Contrast

  • September 19, 2020
  • Tanisha Cowell

Measurement methods when testing for luminance contrast – Specular Inclusive vs Exclusive Most peop...

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Why Most Building Entrances Do Not Comply!

  • August 1, 2020
  • Catherine Roberts

Why is the Luminance Contrast requirement within AS1428.1 almost always ignored? Luminance Contrast is requi...

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Why providing Covid 19 screens is not enough

  • July 31, 2020
  • Bruce Bromley

Hearing Augmentation Requirements & Communicating in a Socially Distant Environment The COVID-19 ...

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