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UPA Boston 2012: Designing for People Who Struggle with Reading and Attention (Julie Strothman)

At the UPA Boston 2012 conference, Julie Strothman presented “Designing for People Who Struggle with Reading and Attention.” As is frequently the case when targetting users with literacy/attention needs, these changes will improve usability for all users.

Slides

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SUPPORT ATTENTION RECOVERY

PROVIDE HINTS INLINE

GUESS WHEN POSSIBLE

FAQs AS EARLY FALLBACK

STOP CAPTCHA MADNESS

SEARCH WITH AUTOSUGGEST

USE PLAIN LANGUAGE