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January 2023 Newsletter

Issue 135 Preview: Welcome to the June 2020 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. This issue highlights the ACM ASSETS 2022 Doctoral Consortium. Editorial Note: A full overview of the ASSETS 2022 conference will be released in the next newsletter issue ASSETS 2022 DOCTORAL CONSORTIUM APPLYING TECHNOLOGY IN A HYBRID-FASHION TO CREATE DEMENTIA-INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY SPACES In this article,¬†Elaine Czech¬†presents research that explores how technology can improve accessibility to community spaces and programs for people living …

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October 2022 Newsletter

Issue 134 Preview: Welcome to the October 2022 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. In the first article, Lucy Lu Wang et al. present the next iteration of last year’s ASSETS Best Artifact Award, now called Paper To HTML. In the second article, Sarah Lewthwaite et al. follow up their Best Communication Paper nomination at W4A with insights about researching pedagogy in digital accessibility education. PAPER TO HTML: A PUBLICLY AVAILABLE WEB TOOL FOR CONVERTING …

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June 2022 Newsletter

Issue 133 Preview: Welcome to the June 2022 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. This issue highlights the VizWiz Grand Challenge Workshop at CVPR, sponsored by SIGACCESS, and an article by Jane Marshall et al., summarising the outcomes of community workshops exploring the use of creative digital technologies in aphasia rehabilitation.

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January 2022 Newsletter

Issue 132 Preview: Welcome to the January 2022 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. This issue highlights the ACM ASSETS 2021 Virtual Conference and celebrates SIGACCESS 50 Year anniversary with an article about the SIG history.

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October 2021 Newsletter

Issue 131 Preview: Welcome to the October 2021 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. In the first article Keke Wu provides an actionable summary of the 2021 CHI best paper, discussing the challenges towards cognitive accessible visualizations. For the second article, Ringland and Wolf reflect on their ASSETS 2016 best paper (which is now 5 years old!) and discuss what has happened since and what to look towards for the future. Towards a Universal Cognitive …

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June 2021 Newsletter

Issue 130 Preview: Welcome to the June 2021 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. This issue highlights the best virtual ASSETS yet, with an article dedicated to last year UX panel about “Lockdown Experiences”. The third article presents the SONAAR project which recently won the Delegates award for best demo at W4A. Be sure to check out the last article presenting the University of Washington Center for Research and Education in Accessible Technologies and Experiences …

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January 2021 Newsletter

Issue 129 Preview: Welcome to the October 2020 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. The following seven articles describe the research work of the students who attended the ASSETS 2020 Doctoral Consortium:

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October 2020 Newsletter

Issue 128 Preview: Welcome to the October 2020 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. The first two articles feature the work by the authors of the best Technical and Best Communication award from W4A 2020. First, Eraslan et al. discuss the ScanPath algorithm and its capabilities in detecting autism discussing the opportunities for future work. Next, Sala et al. presents a user study of five Spanish public e-services. The last article by Lynn Kirabo discusses …

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June 2020 Newsletter

Issue 127 Preview: Welcome to the June 2020 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. In this issue first article, SIGACCESS calls upon its research community for proposals to combat racism and ableism within computer science. The second article highlights the largest ASSETS yet, marking the 25th anniversary since the first conference in 1994, the 2019 edition in Pittsburgh. The third article provides an overview of the discussions that took place at the 2019 CSCW workshop …

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January 2020 Newsletter

Issue 126 Preview: Welcome to the January 2020 issue of the ACM SIGACCESS newsletter. This issue highlights the ACM ASSETS 2019 Doctoral Consortium and presents a report on the efforts made to make the poster and demo session accessible. Additionally, you will find an report by Access SIGCHI on the status of accessibility practices and policies within SIGCHI.

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