Blaithin Gallagher

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This paper presents the results of interviews with representatives of the three key groups of stakeholders in the value chain for web accessibility: website commissioners, web developers and web accessibility experts. 26 web commissioners, 7 web developers and 14 web accessibility experts were interviewed. The results show that in spite of great efforts by(More)
The majority of research into web accessibility has focused on identifying and eliminating the problems that people with disabilities encounter when interacting with the Web. In this paper we argue that we need to move away from studying user problems to studying how people with disabilities apply interaction strategies while browsing the Web. In this paper(More)
PURPOSE The loss of vision is associated with the impairment of functional ability, including a reduced ability to move around and to utilise all forms of transport. Walking in unfamiliar environments is challenging and driving becomes a legal prohibition. This article explores mobility and access to transport issues of urban and rural dwelling people with(More)
In light of changing demographics and an ageing population, research on new technologies to support older people and people with disabilities in independent living is vital. This paper will present the results to date of a review, currently being undertaken, of recent research on new and emerging technologies designed for older people and people with(More)
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