Exploring new designs of predictive AAC with disabled participants

Annalu Waller, Rolf Black, Zulqarnain Rashid

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Word prediction has been used to enhance the typing speed of users with dexterity difficulties since the early 1980s]. This technology has also been found to support people with dyslexia and emerging literacy. However, there has been a number of research studies which have questioned the potential for prediction to increase the typing rate. This paper presents a study in which participants with severe speech and physical impairments (SSPI) were involved in the design of innovative predictive interfaces to explore novel ways of presenting text predictions.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 15 Sep 2017
EventTechnology for Independence Conference 2017 - St. Mary’s Church and Conference Centre, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Duration: 15 Sep 201715 Sep 2017


ConferenceTechnology for Independence Conference 2017
Abbreviated titleT4I2017
CountryUnited Kingdom
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