Category: Publications

[C] CHI2018 Paper: “Bursting the Assistance Bubble”: Designing Inclusive Technology with Children with Mixed Visual Abilities

Abstract:Children living with visual impairments (VIs) are increasingly educated in mainstream rather than special schools. But knowledge about the challenges they face in inclusive schooling environments and how to design technology to overcome them remains scarce. We report findings from a field study involving interviews and observations of educators and...

[W] British HCI2017 Workshop: Participatory design with mixed-ability groups: co-designing with and for visually-impaired, blind and sighted people.

Abstract:  We are interested in investigating how to design flexible and inclusive technology that supports in- teraction between individuals with different sensory abilities. We refer to this as crossmodal collabora- tion. In particular, we investigate technologies that engage more than one sense across modalities, such as combining graphics, data sonification and haptic...