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Author Burgstahler, Sheryl ♦ Bellman, Scott ♦ Ladner, Richard E.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Disability ♦ Accessibility ♦ Assistive technology ♦ Diversity ♦ Universal design
Abstract It is predicted that the demand for workers in computing fields will continue to be high for years to come. However, some groups of people continue to be underrepresented in academic programs and careers in computing. People with disabilities form one such group of untapped talent. This article addresses the unique challenges faced by individuals with disabilities, and shares practices of a nationwide alliance, AccessComputing, that show promise for attracting qualified individuals with disabilities to computing fields.
Description Affiliation: University of Washington, Seattle, Washington (Burgstahler, Sheryl; Ladner, Richard E.; Bellman, Scott)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Inroads
Volume Number 3
Issue Number 4
Page Count 7
Starting Page 42
Ending Page 48


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Source: ACM Digital Library