Profile of participants
In this video, some web designers and developers who participated in INMD talk about the project.
About our participants
31 web professionals participated in the INMD project (28 in the workshops, 3 in interviews)
13 participants were female; 18 were male.
27 participants were employed; five were self-employed; one person was both.
20 to 29 years: 13
30 to 39 years: 9
40 to 49 years: 7
50 to 59 years: 2
Years of work experience:
10 or more years: 5
6 to 9 years: 7
2 to 5 years: 13
under 2 years: 6
Participants had a variety of job titles. Their work covered a range of activities involved in building the web, including information architecture, project management, marketing, front and back-end coding, and visual design.
Prior to taking part in INMD, 25 participants had some knowledge of web accessibility. However, only two participants had considered the accessibility needs of web users with intellectual disabilities.
Only one third of participants had experience user testing with disabled users and only one participant had done user testing with intellectually disabled users.