Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities Volume 3



This collection houses Volume 3 of the Journal on Technology & Persons with Disabilities published by the CSUN Center on Disabilities. 2015 marks the third year of the journal, which gathers the best papers from the 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference , held in San Diego, California in 2015.

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  • Pervaiz, Mansoor; Patel, Rupal (California State University, Northridge, 2015)
    Individuals with neuromotor speech disorders due to conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson Disease and Cerebral Palsy have soft and slurred speech. These individuals require intervention to increase vocal loudness ...
  • Hewett, Rachel (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Survey data shows that people with vision impairment are less likely to be in employment than the general population. This is particularly true for younger people, with secondary data analysis suggesting that 42.8% of those ...
  • Hirose, Michitaka; Hiyama, Atsushi; Ifukube, Tohru; Miura, Takahiro; Sakajiri, Masatsugu; Ueda, Mari; Yabu, Ken-ichiro; Coleman, Graeme W.; Granz, Heather; Grinstein, Georges; Kamayou, Franck; Paciello, Mike; Purushe, Shweta; Tuccar, Merve (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Visualization tools provide authors with the ability to present large amounts of data in a way that allows the user to gain understanding of the data through a simple glance. This strategy, while useful to the sighted ...
  • Miura, Takahiro; Yabu, Ken-ichiro; Ifukube, Tohru; Sakajiri, Masatsugu; Ueda, Mari; Hiyama, Atsushi; Hirose, Michitaka (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Because of limited local disclosure of accessibility information for people with disabilities, it may be difficult to determine the accessibility of public facilities. To increase the availability of this information, ...
  • Arfaa, Jessica; Wang, Yuanqiong (California State University, Northridge., 2015)
    Elder adults can benefit from the usage of social media for its collaborative and interactive nature; however, current social media interface design hinders elders who have disabilities/impairments, are computer illiterate, ...