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scope for the mental health task force

From: Lisa Seeman <lisa1seeman@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2022 12:48:02 +0300
Message-ID: <CAKExBM+8H5HS5OVtbVMfH3P0ihoDZb4C097XRPYmntingRvCgA@mail.gmail.com>
To: public-cognitive-a11y-tf <public-cognitive-a11y-tf@w3.org>
Hi Folks
We agreed on the scope for the mental health task force in May 2021.
However with the new members, we wanted to bring it up again and see if any
adjustments are needed. Please let us know if there is something you feel
we should change

From wiki/Subgroups/Mental_Health
<https://www.w3.org/WAI/GL/task-forces/coga/wiki/Subgroups/Mental_Health> our
scope is :

The Mental Health Subgroup is working on a research module on Web
accessibility to effectively address accessibility needs for those with
behavioral and mental health disorders. This may result in new user
stories, user needs, patterns and other guidance in Making content usable
for people with cognitive and learning disabilities
<https://www.w3.org/TR/coga-usable> (definitions etc are in the wiki)

However we also have more scope details as part of the research document at
Specifically we have the user scenarios as:

5.2.1 Communication§

Making sure users can communicate with people and be part of society. Tasks
to investigate:

   1. use email and chat effectively
   2. be aware of a change
   3. share pictures and information
   4. play
   5. request information

5.2.2 Applications§ <https://www.w3.org/TR/coga-user-research/#applications>

   1. Apps to enable work, such as document authoring
   2. Critical DHTML content and applications such as: enroll and manage
   healthcare; make an appointment; enroll and manage banking; shop online.
   3. sign-up / register and manage account profile on a site; book and
   manage travel
   4. enroll in and participate in online education
   5. apps such as mobile apps
   6. directions / locations

5.2.3 Web of Things and Web Systems§

   1. Use Web of Things applications, such as temperature control,
   entertainment systems
   2. phone-menu systems
   3. other menu systems

5.2.4 Research and Education§

   1. Understand content and learning material.
   2. Search, research, and find information.
   3. Enroll in and participate in online education.

5.2.5 Access to Critical Information§

   1. Read and share news.
   2. Find weather alerts.
   3. Find and read emergency information.
   4. Find out rights and social-service information.

5.3 Cross-Cutting Concerns§

Using content should be:

   1. safe
   2. effective
   3. minimally-frustrating

6. Potential for Inclusion
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