Freedom to roam: a study of mobile device adoption and accessibility for people with visual and motor disabilities

@inproceedings{Kane2009FreedomTR,
  title={Freedom to roam: a study of mobile device adoption and accessibility for people with visual and motor disabilities},
  author={Shaun K. Kane and Chandrika Jayant and Jacob O. Wobbrock and Richard E. Ladner},
  booktitle={ASSETS},
  year={2009}
}
Mobile devices provide people with disabilities new opportunities to act independently in the world. However, these empowering devices have their own accessibility challenges. We present a formative study that examines how people with visual and motor disabilities select, adapt, and use mobile devices in their daily lives. We interviewed 20 participants with visual and motor disabilities and asked about their current use of mobile devices, including how they select them, how they use them while… CONTINUE READING
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