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[READING NOTES] Conceptual Issues in Childhood and Disability

Integrating theories from childhood and disability studies First, the paper exposes how children with disability were understood and conceptualized since the middle of the XXth century. Following Piaget's work on children's development in the 1970's and a psychological conception of children as…

[READING NOTES] Towards methods for evaluating and communicating participatory design: A multimodal approach

A journal article by Laura Malinverni, Joan Mora-Guiard, Narcis Pares http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1071581916000367 Summary and notes The authors explore and implement methods to evaluate results of a participatory design process with children with special needs. Problem:…

CWUAAT'16

CWUAAT'16

CWUAAT is a Cambridge-based inter-disciplinary workshop on universal access and assistive technologies. I was presenting Representing Children Living with Visual Impairments in the Design Process: A case Study with Personae, based on the Accessimap Project. So, first things first, Cambridge is a…

Forever Under Construction

Forever Under Construction

From the beginning of my PhD thesis, I've tried out various CMS to build a research tool allowing me to share resources, notes, readings, news and to cope with my hyperlinked research data. As I've come to the realization that I would never quite finish it, because of a lack of time mostly, I've…

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Weareable : Fashion Tech Festival à la Gaité Lyrique

Weareable : Fashion Tech Festival à la Gaité Lyrique

Présentation de l'évènement sur le site de la Gaité Lyrique Exposition construite autour de 3 parcours (vêtement et conscientisation, vêtement et expressivité, vêtement et mutation). Les projets présentés étaient majoritairement destinés à des femmes (robes, cols de dentelle...). Une grande partie des interact…