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Deaf People’s Technology Preferences in the United States

What are U.S. Deaf people’s technology preferences? What do they use most? And what's accessible? Researchers conducted a national survey.
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What are U.S. Deaf people’s technology preferences? Also, what do they use the most? Furthermore what technologies are accessible for them? In response, researchers conducted a national survey in the United States among deaf and hard of hearing people. The survey focused on Internet- and mobile-based technologies.

The authors are Michella Maiorana-Basas and Claudia M. Pagliaro. Meanwhile, the article published in Volume 19, Issue 3, in the Journal of Deaf Education and Deaf Studies in July 2014.

You can read the article for free at the link above. Furthermore, the web page is partly accessible for people using screen reading software, but with some difficulty. For example, some form controls have too many labels.

You may also want to learn about other resources on assistive technologies.

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