Memberships & Affiliations

Specialized Home Design is a member of:

American Institute of Building Design



Brain Injury Association of MI



Specialized Home Design is a past member of:

National Association of Home Builders


MI Association of Home Builders


Home and Building Association

of Greater Grand Rapids


American Physical Therapy Association


I Physical Therapy Association  

MPTA -  

National Kitchen and Bath Association




 Specialized Home Design is affiliated with:

Cross Country Education        




National Center for Independent Living



Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living




Wyng Products





Educational Affiliations - the following universities and colleges have contacted SHD to explore utilizing the CHER® or are currently using the CHER® within the cirriculum of their programs

  • Alvernia University, PA - Occupational Therapy Graduate Program
  • Andrews University, MI - Physical Therapy Program
  • Century College, MN - Interior Design Program
  • Concordia University Wisconsin – Occupational Therapy Department
  • Design Institute of San Diego, CA  - Interior Design Program
  • Eastern Kentucky University, KY - Occupational Therapy Master Program
  • Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, FL - School of Architecture
  • Hardin-Simmons University, TX - Physical Therapy Program
  • Misericordia University, PA - Physical Therapy Program
  • Ozarks Technical Community College, MO - Physical Therapy Program
  • Pueblo Community College, CO – Occupational Therapy Assistant Program
  • Southwest Florida College, FL – The Institute of Interior Design
  • Spalding University, KY - Occupational Therapy Program
  • Stony Brook University, NY – Occupational Therapy Department
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, TX - Physical Therapy Program
  • Touro College, NY - Occupational Therapy Program
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL - Occupational Therapy Program
  • University of Florida, FL – Department of Occupational Therapy
  • University of Iowa, IA - Iowa Program for Assistive Technology
  • University of Kansas, KS - Occupational Therapy Program
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center, MS – SHRP – Physical Therapy Program
  • University of Rhode Island, RI – Physical Therapy Department
  • University of South Alabama, AL - Occupational Therapy Department
  • University of Utah, UT - Gerontology Interdisciplinary Program
  • University of Utah, UT - Occupational Therapy Program
  • University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, WI - Occupational Therapy and Gerontology Programs
  • Wallace State Community College, AL - Physical Therapy Assistant Program
  • Wayne State University, MI – Occupational Therapy Program
  • Western Michigan University, MI - Occupational Therapy Program