During my almost three-year journey leading an HCI project aimed at developing non-traditional user interfaces for children with cerebral palsy, I learned something critical: All the specialized literature on HCI and disability I had read had not prepared me for the extent and level of the challenges I faced over the course of the project. Insights Not only did those challenges give me insights into how to plan and coordinate a project involving HCI research in the field of disability, but they also changed my view about the phenomenon of disability, revealing why it is critical for scientists…
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