Inclusive New Media Design

including people with intellectual disabilities in the WWW

Project team

This page includes information about the Inclusive New Media Design project team. Because the project was only funded for two years, most team members have now left the project.

portrait-Helen KennedyHelen Kennedy

was INMD project director. She oversaw the project and did some of the research. She has experience of managing new media projects, researching new media work and disability, and has published widely about new media.
new-window-green-miniHelen Kennedy, Institute of Communication Studies, University of Leeds.

portrait-Simon EvansSimon Evans

was a consultant researcher on the project. He has over 10 years experience of web development, training and consultancy in new media and disability, with specialist knowledge of intellectual disability.

portrait-Siobhan ThomasSiobhan Thomas

carried out a lot of the research. She has experience of new media research. She is also an experienced new media designer.

portrait-Pat StaplesPat Staples

was the web project manager. She co-ordinated the development and maintenance of the project’s website. She is now a freelance web project manager.

portrait-Prisca SchmarsowPrisca Schmarsow

of new-window-green-miniEyedea designed this version of the INMD website. Some elements of the website design are based on an idea from Anuschka Fritz of Moustique Design. Prisca made the animations in the ‘maximum accessibility‘ section, designed the rest of the site, and collaborated on the build of the site.

portrait-Ben ShawBen Shaw

of new-window-green-miniBoshanka made a previous version of the INMD website. He also collaborated to build this version of the INMD website.

portrait-Pippa SweeneyPippa Sweeney

was the project’s administrator.

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