Personas for Accessible UX – Rosenfeld Media

Personas for Accessible UX

Posted on January 15, 2014

by Whitney Quesenbery



  • This page has a quick introduction to the personas we created for this book. The full version of the personas with more details about them and their stories will be posted over the next few weeks.


    High school student with autism
    Likes games and computer worlds
    Poor reading skills and poor social skills; difficulty with visual comprehension

    Meet Trevor


    Goes to college and works in a community center
    Has cerebral palsy and uses a computer for communication
    Uses a scooter for mobility and has minimal use of her hands

    Meet Emily


    Paralegal with dreams of going to law school
    Proficient with technology; uses computers for “everything”
    Blind since birth

    Meet Jacob


    Works from home, as an editor and writer for a small magazine
    Uses a split keyboard and dictation software
    Copes with fatigue and weakness from fibromyalgia

    Meet Lea


    Graphic artist for a small ad agency
    Uses video chat and texting to connect with anyone else who is deaf or hard of hearing
    Deaf; uses ASL [...]

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