Issues with designing dementia-friendly interfaces

Claire Ancient, Alice Good

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Abstract

People with dementia are a rapidly growing demographic. In a world which is increasingly dependent on computing, this large group of people is be-coming technologically isolated, due to the ill-suited design of interfaces. This paper looks at the possible 'roadblocks' which need to be considered when de-signing interfaces in order to ensure they are dementia-friendly. By considering the unique needs of a person with dementia, designers can ensure that their software is accessible to this demographic, hence potentially reducing the feel-ings of technological exclusion.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2013
EventHCI International 2013 - Las Vegas
Duration: 21 Jul 201325 Jul 2013

Conference

ConferenceHCI International 2013
CityLas Vegas
Period21/07/1325/07/13

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