Center on Disabilities



This community houses documents pertaining to CSUN's Center on Disabilities. Included are collections of scholarship published by the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities , and the proceedings of the Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference .


The Center on Disabilities is committed to the vision of an inclusive society where persons of all abilities have the chance to achieve their goals and experience success. Through excellent training and research, we nurture learning and innovation to improve the world for people with disabilities.

The center sponsors assistive technology training programs to expand the awareness of professionals and introduce newcomers to the disability field, and hosts the largest international conference focused on the field of assistive technology.


Works in CSUN ScholarWorks are made available exclusively for educational purposes such as research or instruction. Literary rights, including copyright for published works held by the creator(s) or their heirs, or other third parties may apply. All rights are reserved unless otherwise indicated by the copyright owner(s).

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Recent Submissions

  • Bansal, Akashdeep; Balakrishnan, Meenakshi; Sorge, Volker (California State University, Northridge., 2021)
    While blind and visually impaired (BVI) readers can access digital text information using auditory interface through screen readers, accessing mathematical equations is much more challenging task, which is known to limit ...
  • Gupta, Nandita; Bruce, Carrie (California State University, Northridge., 2021)
    The session will share results from an exploratory research study that delved deeper into the experiences of technology professionals who are interested in digital accessibility. Despite the growing resources within digital ...
  • Miura, Takahiro; Otsuka, Yuya; Sakajiri, Masatsugu; Onishi, Junji; Idesawa, Yuri (California State University, Northridge., 2021)
    Although there is a growing need to improve the skills of people with disabilities, it is difficult to establish a scheme through which people with disabilities can learn continuously. In particular, the needs of the ...
  • Tennison, Jennifer; Greenberg, Jesse; Moore, Emily; Gorlewicz, Jenna (California State University, Northridge., 2021)
    Touch is often omitted or viewed as unnecessary in digital learning. Lack of touch feedback limits the accessibility and multi-modal capacity of digital educational content. Touchscreens with vibratory, haptic feedback are ...
  • Thompson, Nicole; Ehrhardt, Nicholas; Lippincott, Ben; Anderson, Raeda; Morris, John (California State University, Northridge., 2021)
    The convergence of several trends in recent years -- rapid growth of electronic gaming as both participatory sport and spectator sport in the US and globally, growing sophistication and increasing focus on accessibility ...