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Opportunities in Cloud Computing for People with Cognitive Disabilities: Designer and User Perspective

  • Clayton Lewis
  • Nancy Ward
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6766)

Abstract

The ability to manage information and programs in the cloud, that is, on networked computers that users need not manage, offers potential opportunities for improved services for people with cognitive disabilities. Author Ward is a self advocate with experience in creating a Web site designed for people with disabilities, and in using the Web. Her experiences suggest what some of these opportunities are, and how they can be realized.

Keywords

inclusive design loud computing cognitive disabilities 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Clayton Lewis
    • 1
  • Nancy Ward
    • 2
  1. 1.Coleman Institute for Cognitive DisabilitiesUniversity of Colorado SystemBoulderUSA
  2. 2.theArcLink, 2915 Classen Blvd.Oklahoma CityUSA

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