The Imitation Game - studies in disability simulations

A presentation at DomCode Monthly Meetup, February 2019 in in Utrecht, Netherlands by Job van Achterberg

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.


The following resources were mentioned during the presentation or are useful additional information.