Designing for Neurodiverse users

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JUNE 7th 8:00AM PST; 11:00PM EST; 4:00 PM GMT; 5:00 PM CET

2 hours

Cost: $100 USD; £78; €92

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Designing for Neurodiverse users

An estimated 20% of the global population is neurodiverse. Neurodiversity includes autism, ADHD, dyslexia, dyspraxia, and more, each with its own set of challenges and needs. It’s essential to pay close attention to Cognitive Disabilities since they are often underlooked in accessibility efforts. This is because most accessibility is treated as a technical task which leaves neurodiverse user needs unaddressed in the design. We need to do better. By changing how we approach neurodiversity in design, we can.

Designing for neurodiverse users presents unique challenges because it requires recognizing and understanding the vast cognitive differences that affect how people perceive, understand, and interact with digital content.

In this workshop, we start by setting aside neurotypical designer biases early on.

In this Designing for Neurodiverse Users Workshop, disability advocate Frank Spillers will help you quickly learn how to support neurodiverse users with essential layouts, design decisions, font choices, content placement and format, as well as UX Writing essentials.

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Supporting Neurodiversity in design

Designing for neurodiverse users means taking an Inclusion Innovation approach. Common issues include sensitivity to sensory inputs, difficulty with complex navigation systems, challenges with reading and comprehending text, and the need for predictable interactions. The key challenge is creating flexible designs to cater to this wide range of needs, ensuring digital environments are accessible, comfortable, and engaging for everyone, regardless of their neurological makeup.

Designing for Neurodiverse users Workshop Topics we will cover:

  • Principles of Neurodiverse-Friendly Design
  • Effective Communication and Content Presentation
  • Interaction Design for Neurodiversity
  • Methods for involving neurodiverse users in the design and testing process.
  • Examples of successful neurodiverse-friendly designs.
  • How to customize content for individual needs.

Cost: $100 USD; £78; €92

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About UX Inner Circle Workshops:

These workshops are live events with an informal presentation by Frank Spillers and group activities and discussions, with a more hands-on experience to learning the material presented. Online workshops are included as part of your UX Inner Circle membership. They allow a deep study of UX topics, with insights drawn from process best practices and case studies from Frank Spillers two decades in the field.

Why Join?

The UX Inner Circle is a professional learning community with a program of monthly events for UX researchers and designers, managers, and directors practicing UX and Service Design. We are a small group of currently 50 UX and Service Designers, Directors, and Researchers currently 100% working in UX. Attendees come from orgs like Harvard, Google, IBM, Accenture, Deloitte, Capital One, US Bank, healthcare, government, and non-profits. So why join?

  • Refine or expand your current skills– push the boundaries of your learning.
  • Get advice and guidance: Put a top-performing UX expert (Frank Spillers, CEO of award-winning UX firm Experience Dynamics and top instructor at Interaction Design Foundation) in your pocket. Stay connected with the latest on what Frank is thinking and prioritizing in UX and Service Design.
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Date: 07 Jun 2024

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