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Re: Abstract for the Cognitive Accessibility User Research

From: Steve Lee <steve@opendirective.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 12:05:42 +0000
Message-ID: <CAEsWMvQ7Dsy13QSBsgXmyPcsetvcXT=phRNhvZA627mA2xuAcQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Boland Jr., Frederick E." <frederick.boland@nist.gov>
Cc: Mary Jo Mueller <maryjom@us.ibm.com>, "lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>, public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Not much in it, but 2 is marginally better as Mary says. Also agree with
Katie


Steve Lee
OpenDirective http://opendirective.com

On 12 January 2015 at 16:03, Boland Jr., Frederick E. <
frederick.boland@nist.gov> wrote:

>  I think I like Option 2 better, in terms of the flow.  The only
> differences I noticed between Options 1 and 2 are in the “research”
> sentence and in the “described” vs “organized” sentence – all other text
> seems the same to me..  Maybe just show the differences between 1 and 2
> without having to read 2 all over again to figure out the differences.
> Do we define what a “user group” is, or are there well-defined user
> groups?   That is the only issue I have..
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> *From:* Mary Jo Mueller [mailto:maryjom@us.ibm.com]
> *Sent:* Monday, January 12, 2015 10:35 AM
> *To:* lisa.seeman
> *Cc:* public-cognitive-a11y-tf
> *Subject:* Re: Abstract for the Cognitive Accessibility User Research
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> regrets for today
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> Best regards,
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> *Mary Jo Mueller*
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> AM---We have two proposed abstracts for the user research module]"lisa.seeman"
> ---01/12/2015 06:13:13 AM---We have two proposed abstracts for the user
> research module. Option 1.
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> From: "lisa.seeman" <lisa.seeman@zoho.com>
> To: "public-cognitive-a11y-tf" <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
> Date: 01/12/2015 06:13 AM
> Subject: Abstract for the Cognitive Accessibility User Research
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> We have two proposed abstracts for the user research module.
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> * Cognitive Accessibility User Research describes the challenges of using
> web technologies for users with learning disabilities or cognitive
> disabilities. This basis will support subsequent documents that will
> suggest potential strategies to improve accessibility for these user
> groups, and identify gaps in the features of current technologies and
> guidelines to fulfill those strategies. The research includes challenges in
> the areas of  language and  literacy, memory, perception, attention,
>  executive function, knowledge and reasoning. It describes the user groups
> of the following disabilities: Aging-Related Cognitive Decline, Aphasia,
> Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, Autism, Down Syndrome,
> Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, and Non-Verbal. Additional user groups may be added
> to future versions. *
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> * Cognitive Accessibility User Research describes the challenges of using
> web technologies for users with learning disabilities or cognitive
> disabilities. This basis will support subsequent documents that will
> suggest potential strategies to improve accessibility for these user
> groups, and identify gaps in the features of current technologies and
> guidelines to fulfill those strategies. The research describes challenges
> in the areas of attention, behavior, executive function, knowledge,
> language and figurative language, literacy, memory, perception, and
> reasoning. It is organized by user groups of the following disabilities:
> Aging-Related Cognitive Decline, Aphasia, Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity
> Disorder, Autism, Down Syndrome, Dyscalculia, Dyslexia, and Non-Verbal.
> Additional user groups may be added to future versions. *
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> Let me know if you have any issues with either of the above. If not we
> will decide on the call later today.
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