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.
Helen 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.
Simon 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.
Cognable: research and development for intellectual disability and the autism spectrum
Siobhan Thomas carried out a lot of the research. She has experience of new media research. She is also an experienced new media designer.
Pat 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.
Prisca Schmarsow of Eyedea designed an older version of the INMD website. Some elements of the website design were based on an idea from Anuschka Fritz of Moustique Design. Prisca made the animations in the maximum accessibility section.
Ben Shaw of Boshanka made a previous version of the INMD website. He also collaborated to build the following version of the INMD website.
Pippa Sweeney was the project’s administrator.