Articles by Kel Smith

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Kel Smith’s publications on web accessibility have been cited by numerous sources, including the Pentagon Library, Kent State’s Knowledge Management Program, HCI International, and the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law. Kel presented on the topic of universal design and virtual worlds at the CSUN Los Angeles Conference for Persons with Disabilities, the TechShare RNIB Conference in London, St. Joseph’s University Center for Consumer Research in Philadelphia, and the IxDA 10 conference in Savannah, GA. Kel is a member of the Interaction Design Association (IxDA) and the Usability Professionals’ Association (UPA), and he currently serves as vice chair of the Philadelphia chapter of ACM/SIG-CHI for computer-human interaction.

Universal Life: Multi-User Virtual Environments for People with Disabilities

It’s necessary to consider the benefit that barrier-free virtual environments provide for people with disabilities in terms of pain management, distraction, and socialization. [Read More]