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Announcements


October 7, 2021

Go Baby Go Car Adaptation Workshop

UW Go Baby Go, co-directed by CREATE Associate Director Heather Feldner, is excited to announce its fall workshop where we will build ten Go Baby Go cars for local children with disabilities and their families! UW and CREATE students, postdocs, and faculty (especially from engineering, computer science, and rehab programs), local clinicians, and parents/caregivers are all…


September 21, 2021

Reimagining Mobility: Urban Accessibility – from Crowdsourcing to AI

Thursday, December 9 at 11 a.m. PST – on Zoom A conversation on urban mobility Friday, December 10 at 11 a.m. PST – on Zoom Hands-on tutorial of Project Sidewalk Sign up for the Conversations Two events on two days with two CREATE faculty, Anat Caspi and Jon Froehlich. Join us on Thursday for a…


September 14, 2021

Reimagining Mobility: Collecting Data. Creating Plans. Removing Barriers?

Thursday, November 18 at 11 a.m. PST – on Zoom Yochai Eisenberg Sign up for the Conversation Join us for an exploration of success and challenges in the pursuit of accessible pedestrian networks with Yochai Eisenberg. We will discuss community mobility as it relates to accessible community pathways, use of public transportation and modes of…


Reimagining Mobility: Inclusive Architecture

Wednesday, October 13 at 11 a.m. PST – on Zoom Karen Braitmayer Sign up for the Conversations Architect Karen L. Braitmayer, FAIA, is the founding principal of Studio Pacifica, an accessibility consulting firm based in Seattle, Washington. Her “good fight” has consistently focused on supporting equity and full inclusion for persons with disabilities. In 2019,…


August 16, 2021

Help make the WSDOT website more accessible

Anthro-Tech is looking for people who use screen readers and other assistive technology to participate in a usability study on the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) website redesign. During a study session, the facilitator will show the participant the new website and ask them to use it to complete a few tasks. Sessions will take place…


July 19, 2021

Recruiting for Tactile Map Participants

UW researchers are seeking participants for a paid study. Who: People who are blind or low vision who use a screen reader and are 18 years or older.What: Participants will be asked to test 3D-printed tactile maps. Sessions are 60 minutes. For details, see the signup survey.Where: UW Seattle campus.When: August.Compensation: $40 and a travel…


July 1, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellowship

CREATE and UW departments are looking for a postdoc researcher to investigate using fabrication and physical computing technologies to address accessibility.


June 2, 2021

CREATE Research Showcase – Spring 2021

Schedule of events for the 2021 CREATE Research Showcase. Open to the public, CREATE faculty and students share research in accessibility.


March 15, 2021

Accessible CS Education workshop focuses on inclusive experiences

Amid a global pandemic, innovative thinkers have been hard at work developing plans to improve equity in modern learning environments. The Accessible Computer Science Education Fall Workshop was held November 17-19, 2020, and jointly sponsored by Microsoft, The Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities, and CREATE. Each day of the event focused on strategies to improve…


March 8, 2021

Research Workshop for Undergraduates with Disabilities

Two student participants at the 2019 OurCS workshop use virtual reality goggles and hand controllers

CREATE and UW AccessComputing co-sponsored a 3-day research-focused workshop for undergraduates in computing fields who have disabilities.



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