Rua Williams, Kathryn Ringland, Amelia Gibson, Mahender Mandala, Arne Maibaum, Tiago Guerreiro
From the Special Interest Group on Social and Behavioral Computing founded in 1969, to its refocus into the SIG on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) in 1982, the ACM has over 50 years' history of research inquiry exploring the interstitial space between human and machine. Though HCI as a field has experienced a number of paradigmatic shifts and turns , its relationship to disabled humans has often lagged behind the rhythm of such waves. Some of the earliest ACM publications relating to disability investigate simulations of logistical operations in the care and handling of patients in residential facilities [2,3,4]. Publishing between…
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