October 13, 2020

UW CREATE leadership at ASSETS 2020

UW CREATE has a large and quality presence at ASSETS 2020, the premier annual conference for accessible computing research. Drawing from three departments, University of Washington authors contributed to six papers and two posters to be presented at this year’s online conference. Three of our papers were nominated for best paper! Seven members also served…

October 5, 2020

Reimagining Mobility: CREATE Conversation Hub

What constitutes mobility and who gets to define it? How do we move and explore the world? What barriers and assumptions limit mobility?  How do we support all forms of mobility throughout the lifespan? Mobility is about more than how we get from Point A to Point B. Regardless of form, mobility is a medium through…

September 9, 2020

Quarterly seminar on accessibility research

This fall, Jennifer Mankoff and Anne Spencer Ross are leading the grad student seminar on accessibility research. The goal of the seminar this fall is to explore research in the intersection of disability and race.  CSE 590w – Accessibility Research Seminar 1:30 on Wednesdays, starting September 30 Sign-up required to receive credit. To sign up: email create-seminar@uw.edu Prerequisites: noneCredits: 1.0 to…

August 13, 2020

Richard Ladner Receives 2020 Public Service Award from National Science Board

National Science Board | August 11, 2020 “When we think about diversity, we must include disability as part of that. The conversation about diversity should always include disability.” Richard Ladner, Professor Emeritus, University of Washington’s Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering From his foundational experiences as a graduate student teaching hands-on mathematics in his community to co-founding AccessComputing, Dr. Ladner has spent his career…