(English) ICT and People with Cognitive Disabilities: Variations in Assistive Technology

(English) Usability professionals should make a point of recruiting people with disabilities, including cognitive disabilities, for focus groups and for user test panels. [Leia mais]

(English) Access in Africa: A Personal Perspective

(English) A digitizing project highlighted additional accessibility challenges for many in Africa: a lack of the basic infrastructure that the Global North takes for granted. [Leia mais]

(English) Design to Read: Guidelines for People Who Do Not Read Easily

(English) This article explores the possibility that similar guidelines for designing and writing clearly and simply can make reading easier for many groups and many situations. [Leia mais]

(English) Accessible, Private, and Independent Voting: The Prime III Voting System

(English) The Prime III Voting System is pursuing the ultimate goal of electronic voting systems; a single design that allows everyone to vote privately and independently. [Leia mais]

(English) Usability Testing by People with Disabilities: Some Guerrilla Tactics

(English) Guerrilla usability testing software assists testing with people with disabilities leading to more usable and accessible software for all users—disabled, non-disabled, and seniors. [Leia mais]

(English) Universal Life: Multi-User Virtual Environments for People with Disabilities

(English) It’s necessary to consider the benefit that barrier-free virtual environments provide for people with disabilities in terms of pain management, distraction, and socialization. [Leia mais]

(English) Social Network Sites for Older Adults: Online User Experience for Korean Seniors

(English) Designing social networking systems which meet the needs of current seniors will enable them to use these systems to improve their quality of life. [Leia mais]

(English) Accessibility on the Web: The Web Accessibility Initiative

(English) WAI provides an international forum for collaboration among industry, disability organizations, accessibility researchers, government, and individuals interested in web accessibility. [Leia mais]

(English) Solving Interaction and Design for All: Tackling UX Challenges with Accessibility Insights

(English) Focusing on accessibility objectives can help surface UX issues go beyond “accidental benefits” and improve a product or site’s overall usability through accessibility insights. [Leia mais]

(English) STC Conference Accessibility Guides: How (and Why) They Were Created

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(English) The Conference Accessibility Guide of the Society for Technical Communication is a source of information for conference attendees with accessibility issues. [Leia mais]

(English) The View from Here: A Call to Action for Universal Design from the United Nations

(English) Usability professionals should lead the implementation of the dispositions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities relative to accessibility and universal design. [Leia mais]

(English) Book Review: Providing Access for All

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(English) This compendium provides intellectual tools for those active in changing the world by making products and services more available to all who could benefit from them. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Why Usable Accessibility?

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Desculpe-nos, mas este texto esta apenas disponível em English. [Leia mais]

(English) Editor’s Note: Transitions at UX Magazine

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(English) What’s News: Blio Software: E-reader = Easy to Read?

(English) Blio, designed to make e-books accessible to the visually impaired, allows users to read, or have read to them, e-books on regular computers or handheld devices. [Leia mais]

(English) Rubes Cartoon: Right Metaphor, Wrong Motivation

(English) Cartoons from the wild and twisted world of Leigh Rubin, syndicated cartoonist. [Leia mais]