Towards Inclusive Software: Accessible Questionnaires for Deaf People

  • Débora Maria Barroso Paiva UFMS
  • Michele dos Santos Soares UFMS
  • Gênesis Medeiros do Carmo UFMS
  • Maria Istela Cagnin UFMS


Despite several initiatives to integrate accessibility to the Software Engineering (SE), in practice, little is known about both the participation of people with disabilities in the phases of the software development process and the methods used. Inclusive SE is a challenge and many research opportunities may be identified. In this scenario, our objective was to identify accessibility guidelines for questionnaires, an extensively used technique, aiming at the inclusion of deaf people in many activities of the software development process. We believe initiatives like these guidelines are a step towards the inclusion of deaf people during the whole software development process and could further contribute to the accessibility of software systems.

Palavras-chave: software accessibility, deaf, questionnaires


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PAIVA, Débora Maria Barroso; SOARES, Michele dos Santos; CARMO, Gênesis Medeiros do; CAGNIN, Maria Istela. Towards Inclusive Software: Accessible Questionnaires for Deaf People. In: WORKSHOP SOBRE ASPECTOS SOCIAIS, HUMANOS E ECONÔMICOS DE SOFTWARE (WASHES), 7. , 2022, Niterói. Anais [...]. Porto Alegre: Sociedade Brasileira de Computação, 2022 . p. 21-30. ISSN 2763-874X. DOI: