[nfbwatlk] FW: [Wcb-l] Fw: [wtbbl] University of Washington Accessible TechnologyStudy

Alco Canfield amcanfield at comcast.net
Wed Apr 28 14:53:24 CDT 2010



From: wcb-l-bounces at wcbinfo.org [mailto:wcb-l-bounces at wcbinfo.org] On Behalf
Of Sue Ammeter
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 11:12 AM
To: wcb-l at wcbinfo.org; presidents at wcbinfoo.org
Subject: [Wcb-l] Fw: [wtbbl] University of Washington Accessible

----- Original Message ----- 
From: WTBBL <mailto:wtbbl at list.statelib.wa.gov>  
To: Sue Ammeter <mailto:sue.ammeter at cablespeed.com>  
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 10:18 AM
Subject: [wtbbl] University of Washington Accessible Technology Study

Dear WTBBL patrons - 


A PhD student from the University of Washington Information School who works
with us at WTBBL is doing a study on the meaning of accessible devices to
people who use them.  Her email and a flyer about the study (it takes one
hour and you get $30) are below and attached.


Best wishes,





We are conducting a study with the Information School at the University of
Washington to learn more about the experiences people have with their
assistive devices. We are looking for study participants to interview to
learn more about how devices are used and affect daily life.

Do you use any of the following devices , or devices like them, on a regular

PacMate or BrailleNote
VictorReader Stream
Screen Readers
SmartView Magnifiers
Tango, DynaWrite or other AAC Devices
Intel Reader
Assistive Hearing Devices
Mobile Speak
Note Teller
Cochlear Implants 
Hearing Aids
Talking Watches
TTY Software

If so, you are eligible to participate in this study to learn more about how
people use these devices and how such devices affect their personal lives. 

Participation is voluntary. If you would like to volunteer, you will be
asked to participate in interview sessions and to demonstrate how you use
your device. Sessions will be approximately 1 hour each, and you will
receive $30 as thank you for your time.

If you would like to participate or learn more about this study, please

Kristen Shinohara at kshino at uw.edu or call 253-229-2944

Please note: We cannot guarantee the confidentiality of information sent by

This study is being conducted with the Information School at the University
of Washington.

Thank you!


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