Conducting Usability Testing With Computer Users who are Blind or Visually ImpairedBy Gerber, Elaine, PhD; CSUN Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference - 2002,
Publication Date: 2002
Paper presents findings from extensive website usability research as conducted with computer users who are blind or have low vision. The author provides an overview of Section 508 laws as applied to computer access for people with disabilities, and discusses the use of compliance software such as Bobby and WAVE that can help developers to design accessible websites. The author advocates for extensive usability testing via focus groups, and provides suggestions for web designers, software and assistive technology developers, researchers, and anyone else who is interested in learning how to conduct viable usability tests. This paper was presented at the 2002 California State University at Northridge Technology and Persons With Disabilities Conference.
Published by: Center on Disabilities at CSUN (Website:http://www.csun.edu/cod/)
Link to text: http://www.csun.edu/cod/conf/2002/proceedings/189.htm