Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: July 29, 2020
Social Participation and Navigation (SPAN): Usability Testing of Website and Application for Youth and Young Adults With Acquired Brain Injuries
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Tufts University, Medford, MA, USA
Article Information
Neurologic Conditions / Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
Social Participation and Navigation (SPAN): Usability Testing of Website and Application for Youth and Young Adults With Acquired Brain Injuries
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515363. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO6124
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515363. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO6124
Abstract

Date Presented 03/27/20

A new SPAN website and goal-planning app was created and tested. Three usability trials were conducted with (1) OT students, (2) youth with traumatic brain injury, and (3) young adult brain tumor survivors. Ratings of useful or higher were found. Computer or laptop navigation was easy, but it was harder to view and type on smartphones. Minor technical problems and the need for clearer instructions are being addressed in preparation for a larger SPAN intervention trial.

Primary Author and Speaker: Gary Bedell