Journal of Accessibility and Design for All emerges from the sum of the visions of both institutions, the Fundación ONCE and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya-BarcelonaTech. It aims to be the meeting point between knowledge and social reality, offering a framework for discussion in which science and society could incorporate their needs and opportunities to ensure equal opportunities for all people through progress.

e-ISSN: 2013-7087

DL: B. 24437-2012 (versió electrònica)

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  • Opening our books: universal design and the novel study 

    Reimer, Kenneth Lloyd (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-05-31)
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    Although Universal Design (UD) was initially an architectural construct, the term is now used in a wide range of disciplines including education. Proponents believe that teachers trained in UD will be better equipped to ...
  • Walking behavior of individuals with and without disabilities at right-angle turning facility 

    Gaire, Nirdosh; Sharifi, Mohammad Sadra; Christensen, Keith M.; Chen, Anthony; Song, Ziqi (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-05-31)
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    Urban designers need to carefully consider the walking behavior of pedestrians within different walking environments to accommodate their needs. Microscopic studies of the walking behavior of pedestrians have been conducted ...
  • Municipal practices and needs regarding accessibility of pedesrian infrastructures for indivduals with physical disabilities in Québec, Canada 

    Gamache, Stéphanie; Routhier, Francois; Morales, Ernesto; Vandersmissen, Marie-Hélène; Leblond, Jean; Boucher, Normand; McFadyen, Bradford James; Noreau, Luc (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-05-31)
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    To create enabling environments for as many individuals as possible, including individuals with physical disabilities (IPD) who are more prone to encounter environmental barriers limiting their social participation, we ...
  • Accelerometer-based computer mouse for people with special needs 

    Ribas Xirgo, Lluís; López-Varquiel, Francisco (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2017-05-31)
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    A great deal of human-machine interaction depends on hands, and so does access to information technology services. People unable to use hands do require special devices that replace computer mice or touchscreens. In this ...
  • Vote-by-Phone: an investigation of a usable and accessible IVR voting system 

    Holmes, Danae; Kortum, Philip (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016-11-30)
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    Accés obert
    One of the main goals of the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) was to ensure that voters with disabilities could vote independently. However, the current state of most voting methods does not allow for independent voting for ...
  • A preliminary study for developing accessible MOOC services 

    Iniesto, Francisco; Rodrigo, Covadonga (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016-11-30)
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    The flexibility of the MOOC service allows students to learn at their own time, place and pace, enhancing continuous communication and interaction among all participants in knowledge and community building. This model ...
  • A 4+1 architecture for in vivo electrophysiology visual prosthesis 

    Barriga-Rivera, Alejandro; Eiber, Calvin D.; Matteucci, Paul B.; Chen, Spencer C.; Morley, John W.; Lovell, Nigel H.; Suaning, Gregg J. (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016)
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    Accés obert
    Researchers around the globe are working towards restoring vision to the blind through the development of a visual neuroprosthesis. Overcoming physical, technical and biological limitations represents one of the main ...
  • Exploring the stages of information seeking in a cross-modal context 

    Al-Thani, Dena; Stockman, Tony; Tombros, Anastasios (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016-05-31)
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    Accés obert
    Previous studies of users with visual impairments access to the web have focused on human-web interaction. This study explores the under investigated area of cross-modal collaborative information seeking (CCIS), that is, ...
  • Does universal design education impact on the attitudes of architecture students towards people with disability? 

    Hitch, Danielle; Dell, Kelsey; Larkin, Helen (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016-05-31)
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    Accés obert
    The impact of the built environment on the participation and engagement of all people in the community is now widely recognized. The principles of universal design originated from the field of industrial design and ...
  • Tools to include blind students in school building performance assessments 

    Abate, Tania Pietzschke; Ono, Rosaria; Kowaltowski, Doris Catharine Cornelie Knatz (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2016-05-31)
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    This article discusses the design of data collection instruments that include the opinions of blind students, in accordance with the principles of Universal Design (UD). The aim of this study is to understand the importance ...
  • An innovative solution based on human-computer interaction to support cognitive rehabilitation 

    Cogollor, José M.; Pastorino, Matteo; Rojo, Javier; Fioravanti, Alessio; Wing, Alan; Arredondo, Maria Teresa; Ferre, Manuel; Breñosa, Jose; Hermsdörfer, Joachim; de Teresa, Javier; Walton, Clare; Worthington, Andrew; Giachritsis, Christos (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2014)
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    Accés obert
    This contribution focuses its objective in describing the design and implementation of an innovative system to provide cognitive rehabilitation. People who will take advantage of this platform suffer from a post-stroke ...
  • Towards payment systems for all: accessible POS 

    Pino, Begoña; Sánchez, Mª Dolores; Sancha, Zaida (Càtedra d'Accessibilitat (CATAC), 2014)
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    The project presented here is a first step towards building a more accessible world through Payment Systems and a successful implementation of a User Centered Design. By means of a beep-system, a Point of Sale (POS) ...

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