When designs are inclusive, everyone wins. Curb cutouts facilitate wheelchairs, baby strollers, and rolling suitcases. Smartphone interfaces which can be operated with one hand work for people with an amputated limb, a broken arm, or a heavy bag full of groceries.
What about the research informing these inclusive designs? The research we do to inform and test these designs should also be inclusive. How do we apply these same principles to UX research and how do we get our companies and teams on board? In this session we’ll discuss the foundational understanding of people with disabilities, why we should be involving them, and how to best incorporate them in research projects. When we conduct research inclusively, everyone wins.