Software developer for about 18 years. Works in digital accessibility. Volunteer firefighter. Had a long stint with Perl, which he will talk to you about after a glass of scotch. Likes discussions on psychology, morality and ethics. Runs the Dutch Inclusive Design and Accessibility meetup.
Disability simulations are controversial. Some consider them a useful teaching tool, while others, especially those in the disability community, consider them flawed approaches, prone to stigmatisation.
What evidence have psychological studies shown regarding the effects of disability simulations, and can disability simulations bring added value towards the design and development process? A research-backed look at simulation effectiveness.