Articles by Libby Kumin

Libby Kumin, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor of Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology at Loyola University Maryland. Her research focuses on communication skills, computer usage, transitioning and employment for individuals with Down syndrome. Her work has been recognized by awards from national and international research and advocacy groups.

A Usability Evaluation of Workplace-Related Tasks on a Multi-Touch Tablet Computer by Adults with Down Syndrome

Abstract This research study focuses on evaluating the usability of multi-touch tablet devices by adults with Down syndrome for workplace-related tasks. The usability evaluation involved 10 adults with Down syndrome, and the results of the study illustrate that (a) adults with Down syndrome are able to use multi-touch devices effectively for workplace-related tasks, (b) formal […] [Read More]