SIGACCESS promotes the professional interests of computing personnel with disabilities and the application of computing and information technology in solving relevant disability problems. The SIG also strives to educate the public to support careers for people with disabilities.


Professionals interested in the design, development, evaluation, and scientific investigations of technologies to support individuals with disabilities. This includes:

  • Researchers
  • Clinicians and teachers charged with assessing disabilities
  • Rehabilitation personnel who administer assistive technologies
  • Policy makers concerned with equitable access to information technologies for people with disabilities

Annual Conferences/Workshops

ASSETS: ACM’s Conference on Computers and Accessibility
held annually in October.


Accessibility and Computing
published three times a year in January, June and September



SIGACCESS By-laws are available from the ACM.