Building an Accessible Pictograph Interface for Users with Intellectual Disabilities

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2017;242:870-877.


This paper presents a pictograph interface for Pictograph-to-Text translation, which facilitates the construction of written text on social media platforms for users with Intellectual Disabilities. For the design of the interface, a user-centred approach was adopted. Results show that the target group can appreciate accessing social media through pictograph-based technologies.

Keywords: Intellectual Disabilities; Pictographs; User Interface; augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

MeSH terms

  • Communication Aids for Disabled*
  • Humans
  • Intellectual Disability*