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Title: Cognitive and learning difficulties and how they affect access to IT systems
Authors: Keates, Simeon
Adams, Ray
Bodine, Cathy
Czaja, Sara
Gordon, Wayne
Gregor, Peter
Hacker, Emily
Hanson, Vicki
Kemp, John
Laff, Mark
Lewis, C.
Pieper, M.
Richards, J.
Rose, D.
Savidis, A.
Schultz, G.
Snayd, P.
Trewin, S.
Varker, P.
Affiliation: University of Abertay Dundee. School of Computing & Engineering Systems
Keywords: Cognitive impairment
Learning difficulties
Design
Cognitive models
Issue Date: Apr-2007
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Type: Journal Article
Refereed: peer-reviewed
Rights: Published version (c)Springer Verlag, available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10209-006-0058-4. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
Citation: Keates, S., et al. 2007. Cognitive and learning difficulties and how they affect access to IT systems. Universal Access in the Information Society. 5(4): pp.329-339. Available from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10209-006-0058-4
Abstract: In October 2005, the IBM Human Ability and Accessibility Center and T.J. Watson Research Center hosted a symposium on “cognitive and learning difficulties and how they affect access to IT systems”. The central premise of the symposium was the recognition that cognitive and learning difficulties have a profound impact on a person’s ability to interact with information technology (IT) systems, but that little support is currently being offered by those systems. By bringing together internationally renowned experts from a variety of different, but complementary, research fields, the symposium aimed to provide a complete overview of the issues related to this topic. This paper summarises the discussions and findings of the symposium.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10373/1174
ISSN: 1615-5289
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