The Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) is looking for people who have very low vision to take part in a research project being conducted by Microsoft and Shepherd Center. The overall goal of this project is to improve the accessibility and usability of the Microsoft Xbox Gaming for Everyone website for people with visual impairment and use screen readers.
To be eligible you must:
1. Have a vision impairment –low vision
2. Use a screen reader
3. Be 18 years of age or older
4. Prefer English for reading and writing.
5. Be a member of the Accessibility User Research Collective (AURC) by completing our member form at:
Participants will be asked to carry out six tasks navigating the Microsoft Xbox Gaming for Everyone website and complete an on-line survey about their experience. At the end of participation, each participant will receive a $25 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.