Richard E. Ladner: SIGACCESS Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2016
Join us in congratulating DO-IT collaborator and AccessComputing Principal Investigator Richard Ladner on receiving the 2016 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. SIGACCESS is the ACM Special Interest Group on accessible computing. According to their website, “the award recognizes individuals who have made significant and lasting contributions to the development of computing technologies that improve the accessibility of media and services to people with disabilities.”
Richard’s research in accessibility has included projects such as the
In addition to his research, Richard’s contributions to the field include his collaborative work with DO-IT through AccessComputing and the Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing.