Monthly Archives: October 2009

Usability — Infants and Children

Oct 17th, 2009

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With Dan Rubin as our fam­i­ly’s usabil­i­ty guru, we are hard pressed not to dis­cuss his work as it relates to every aspect of our own dai­ly lives! I think about usabil­i­ty and func­tion­al­i­ty every day at work. The chil­dren I care for range in age from infants to 3 years old. I usu­al­ly work […]

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If I Told You:

Oct 17th, 2009

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A 2.5 year old boy rarely has eye con­tact with his car­ers, min­i­mal recep­tive lan­guage, min­i­mal joint atten­tion, sen­so­ry issues (did­n’t like hav­ing a bath), lan­guage is inter­mit­tent — mixed with some bab­ble and not usu­al­ly rel­e­vant except for when demand­ing (scream­ing for) a spe­cif­ic toy or junk food, or his paci­fi­er from his moth­er. […]

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