The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is looking for people who are blind or have very low vision to take part in a research project being conducted by Microsoft. The goal of this study is to learn about the ways in which people with visual impairment who use assistive technology work and communicate with others.
To be eligible you must:
1. Have a vision impairment – blindness or low vision
2. Be a working professional
3. Use a screen reader and keyboard at work
4. Be 18 years of age or older
5. Prefer English for reading and writing.
6. Be a member of the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) by completing our member form at:
Participants in this study will be asked to complete a 45-minute survey about their professional work and assistive technology use. The survey questions will be about teamwork, communication, and task management. At the end of participation, each participant will receive a $40 stipend for their time and effort.
The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is a national community of people with all types of disabilities interested in helping make technology more accessible and usable. The AURC is organized and maintained by assistive technology researchers at Shepherd Center.
To learn more about and join the AURC, please visit: www.accessibilityuserresearchcollective.org
ABOUT SHEPHERD CENTER
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions.
Interested? Questions? Please contact Nicole Thompson at AURC@shepherd.org.