Accessible usability scale – test usability with assistive technology users

Accessible Usability Scale (AUS)Abid Virani2021-07-18T23:47:22-04:00

Accessible Usability Scale (AUS)

The Accessible Usability Scale (AUS) is a free tool to measure the usability of a digital product for assistive technology users. Inspired by the System Usability Scale (SUS), the Accessible Usability Scale consists of ten questions administered at the end of a user experience to calculate a score.

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Why use the Accessible Usability Scale

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It’s easy

AUS is an easy-to-understand psychometric survey that assistive technology users require little to no support to complete.

It’s numerical

Numerical scores don’t require a significant amount of subject matter expertise to understand, unlike WCAG or heuristic evaluations.

It’s inclusive

AUS scores complement SUS scores. The AUS is tailored to people who use assistive technology.

It’s free

The AUS is available and free to use. If you have ideas on how to improve it, we ask that you share your feedback with us!

Why use the Accessible Usability Scale

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It’s easy

AUS is an easy-to-understand psychometric survey that assistive technology users require little to no support to complete.

It’s numerical

Numerical scores don’t require a significant amount [...]

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