Human interface design and the handicapped user

  title={Human interface design and the handicapped user},
  author={William Buxton and Richard A. Foulds and Monica. Rosen and L. A. Scadden and F. Shein},
  booktitle={CHI '86},
The use of computers in the workplace has increased our opportunity to open new avenues of employment for handicapped people. However, the full potential of this opportunity is far from being realized. In fact, as Lawrence Scadden points out, some design decisions aimed at improving the interface for the non-disabled user are making those same systems less accessible to those that are handicapped. (" Direct Manipulation " interfaces, for example, present real problems of access for the visually… CONTINUE READING
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