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Web Applications for the Future Internet

Web has revolutionized our society, creating new challenges and opportunities by making information available to wider sectors of the population than ever before.


Accessibility and Usability of User Interfaces

When developing new applications and services in any knowledge domain it is essential for user interfaces to be simple and easy to use for all, in


Caterina Senette

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Maria Claudia Buzzi

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Marina Buzzi

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The ABCD project SW is dedicated to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

EU Thematic Network - Advancing the Multilingual Web (MULTILINGUALWEB)

Multilingual Web, states that overcoming language barriers by enabling cross-lingual access to Web resources suffers from a lack of language-friendly Web conventions. Standards and best p

Software didattico per bambini con autismo

Development and testing of didactic software for improving learning of low-functioning children with autism

Software for computer-based cognitive training in people with Down's syndrome

"Stella Maris" is a web application designed to provide a software tool for the operators of the Stella Maris Foundation of Calambrone (Pisa) and for their students, in particular

Publications and editorial products until 01/01/2016

Accessibility and Usability of Web Content and Applications

Accessible Education for Autistic Children: ABA-based Didactic Software

Accessing Google Docs via Screen Reader

A Modified Google Docs UI accessible via screen reader

Android App for data acquisition of traditional ABA sessions

A prototype of Google interfaces modified for simplifying interaction for blind users

Collaborative Editing for All: the Google Docs Example

Computer-based Cognitive Training in Adults with Down's syndrome

Conceptual Framework: How to Engineer Online Trust for Disabled Users

Designing a Text Entry Multimodal Keypad for Blind Users of Touchscreen Mobile Phones

Designing E-learning Collaborative Tools for Blind People

Design of Web-based Tools to Study Blind People’s Touch-Based Interaction with Smartphones

Distance Learning: New Opportunities for the Blind

Editing Wikipedia Content via Screen Reader: Easier Interaction with ARIA

E-Government Services: Accessibility and Usability

Electronic Commerce: a great opportunity for the Blind

Electronic commerce "in the dark"

Electronic Commerce “in the Dark”

Enhancing Wikipedia Editing with WAI-ARIA

Enriching Graphic Maps to Enable Multimodal Interaction by Blind People

Exploring Visually Impaired People's Gesture Preferences for Smartphones

Giochi Didattici per Bambini con Bisogni Educativi Speciali

Haptic reference cues to support the exploration of touchscreen mobile devices by blind users

Improving user experience in the museum

Interacting with the iPad via VoiceOver: accessibility and usability issues.

Is Facebook really "open" to all?

Is Wikipedia usable for the blind?

Making "Google Docs" User Interface More Accessible for Blind People

Making Visual Maps Accessible to the Blind

Multimodal text keypad for blind users of smartphones

Network access: Social law Implied in the Constitution for use of an active citizenship

PowerXML: how to use SVG to create an open tool alternative to PowerPoint

Providing Web Accessibility for the Visually Impaired

Serious games for training special needs students

Software for computer-based cognitive training in people with Down's syndrome

Strumenti di ausilio alla lettura per studenti con dislessia

Tactile geographic map exploration by blind people

Usability and Accessibility of eBay by Screen Reader

Web 2.0: Twitter and the blind

Web Access for All: Standards, Tools, Legislation

Wireless system for the capture of touch gestures

Publications and editorial products from the 01/01/2016

Accessibility of Italian E-government services: the perspective of users with disabilities

Analyzing visually impaired people’s touch gestures on smartphones

A Web App for Teaching Piano to Students with Autism

Dental Health of Children with Autism: Controlling Anxiety Using Dental Care Training via ICT

Designing an accessible web app to teach piano to students with autism.

How Blind People Can Manage a Remote Control System: a Case Study

Which Virtual Piano Keyboard for Children with Autism? A Pilot Study

Presentations and Demos

How WAI-ARIA works?

Le raccomandazioni WAI ARIA

Le RIA accessibili

Social networks: opportunities and challenges for blind people

WCAG 2.0: Tecniche Sufficienti per i livelli A e AA


Android App for data acquisition of traditional ABA sessions

Multimodal text keypad for blind users of smartphones

Serious games for training special needs students

Software for computer-based cognitive training in people with Down's syndrome