ACM SIGACCESS supports the international community of researchers and professionals applying computing and information technologies to empower individuals with disabilities and older adults. The SIG also promotes the professional interests of students and computing personnel with disabilities and 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



SIGACCESS By-laws are available from the ACM.