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IPAR-UCD – Inclusive Participation of Users with Cognitive Disabilities in Software Development

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Computers Helping People with Special Needs (ICCHP 2020)

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This article presents a new inclusive research concept for research and development (R&D) IPAR-UCD. An adaptation for collaborative R&D with peer-researchers for cognitive accessibility is still missing. This inclusive research concept investigates and combines two methodological approaches: Inclusive Participatory Action Research, IPAR [1] and User-Centered Design, UCD. With this inclusive research and development method, a concept is presented that has already been successfully applied and further developed in the »Easy Reading« project (ER) itself, together with the target group [2, 14].

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Cordula Edler, M.A. (2020). IPAR-UCD – Inclusive Participation of Users with Cognitive Disabilities in Software Development. In: Miesenberger, K., Manduchi, R., Covarrubias Rodriguez, M., Peňáz, P. (eds) Computers Helping People with Special Needs. ICCHP 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 12376. Springer, Cham.

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