Richard E. Ladner: SIGACCESS Outstanding Contribution Recipient 2016 (Opportunities! AccessComputing Fall 2016)

Richard Ladner

Join us in congratulating AccessComputing PI Richard Ladner on receiving the 2016 Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) SIGACCESS Award for Outstanding Contributions to Computing and Accessibility. 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 ASL-STEM Forum, MobileASL, ClassInFocus, tactile graphics and V-Braille. In addition to his research, Richard’s contributions to the field include his work with DO-IT through AccessComputing and the Summer Academy for Advancing Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Computing.