Technology serves people best when they participate in its design. The NYU Ability Project's work spans the fields of medical rehabilitation & assistive technology, accessible digital UX design, development work & curriculum development. The common thread throughout all of this work is an interdisciplinary & inclusive approach. Claire Kearney-Volpe will discuss some of the projects that she has been working on over the last 3 years as the project's Research Fellow, & invite project ideas & collaborations.
Presenter BioClaire Kearney-Volpe is an Art Therapist, UX Designer & Researcher. She holds a Master's Degree from New York University's Interactive Telecommunications Program & is currently a PhD Candidate in NYU's Rehabilitation Sciences Program, Web Accessibility Fellow at CUNY & Research Fellow at the NYU Ability Project. Her work centers around Participatory Design, Disability, & Human Computer Interaction, as well as the accessibility of code languages & code pedagogy.