Findlater, L., Moffatt, K., Froehlich, J., Malu, M., & Zhang, J. 2017. Comparing touchscreen and mouse input performance by people with and without upper body motor impairments. Proceedings of CHI 2017, 6 pages.

Findlater, L., Zhang, J., Froehlich, J., & Moffatt, K. 2017. Differences in crowdsourced vs. lab-based mobile and desktop input performance data. Proceedings of CHI 2017, 12 pages.

Malu, M., & Findlater, L. 2017. Sharing automatically tracked activity data: implications for therapists and people with mobility impairments. Proceedings of Pervasive Health 2017, 10 pages.


Profita, H., Albaghli, R., Findlater, L., Jaeger, P., Kane, S. 2016. The AT Effect: How Disability Affects the Perceived Social Acceptability of Head-Mounted Display Use. Proc. SIGCHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2016), 10 pages.

Malu, M., & Findlater, L. 2016. Toward Accessible Health and Fitness Tracking for People with Mobility Impairments. Proceedings of PervasiveHealth 2016, 8 pages.


Oh, U., Branham, S., Findlater, L., Kane, S. 2015. Audio-Based Feedback Techniques for Teaching Touchscreen Gestures. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 7(3), 9 pages.

Oh, U. & Findlater, L. 2015. A Performance Comparison of On-Hand versus On-Phone Non-visual Input by Blind and Sighted Users. ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 7(4), 14 pages.

Findlater, L., Stearns, L., Du, R., Oh, U., Ross, D., Chellappa, R., Froehlich, J.E. 2015. Supporting everyday activities for persons with visual impairments through computer vision-augmented touch. Proceedings of ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility (ASSETS’14), 383-384.

Ma, Y., Edge, D., Findlater, L., Tan, H.Z. 2015. Haptic Keyclick Feedback Improves Typing Speed and Reduces Typing Errors on a Flat Keyboard. Proc. IEEE World Haptics Conference (WHC 2015), 220-227.

Williams, K., Findlater, L., & Moffatt, K. 2015. Designing Conversation Cues on a Head-Mounted Display to Support Persons with Aphasia. Proceedings of CHI 2015, 231-240.

Jain, D., Findlater, L., Gilkeson, J., Holland, B., Duraiswami, R., Zotkin, D., Vogler, C., & Froehlich, J. 2015. Head-Mounted Display Visualizations to Support Sound Awareness for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Proceedings of CHI 2015, 241-250.

Malu, M., & Findlater, L. 2015. Personalized, Wearable Control of a Head-mounted Display for Users with Upper Body Motor Impairments. Proceedings of CHI 2015, 221-230.


Naftali, M., & Findlater, L. 2014. Accessibility in Context: Understanding the Truly Mobile Experience of Smartphone Users with Motor Impairments. Proceedings of ASSETS 2014, 206-216.

Malu, M., & Findlater, L. 2014. “OK Glass?” A Preliminary Exploration of Google Glass for Persons with Upper Body Motor Impairments. Proceedings of ASSETS 2014, 267-268.

Oh, Uran, & Findlater, L. 2014. Design of and Subjective Response to On-body Input for People with Visual Impairments. Proceedings of ASSETS 2014, 115-122.

Rust, K., Malu, M., Anthony, L., & Findlater, L. 2014. Understanding Child-Defined Gestures and Children’s Mental Models for Touchscreen Tabletop Interaction. Proceedings of IDC 2014, 201-204.

McNally, B., Guha, M.L., Norooz, L., Rhodes, E., & Findlater, L. 2014. Incorporating Peephole Interactions into Children’s Second Language Learning Activities on Mobile Devices. Proceedings of IDC 2014, 115-124.

Mohamed, N., Lesh, N., Conte, F., Findlater, L. 2014. Using ICT4CHW to Influence Decision Makers. Proceedings of 4th International Conference on Mobile Communication for Development, 5 pages.

Stearns, L., Du, R., Oh, U., Wang, Y., Chellappa, R., Findlater, L., Froehlich, J.E. 2014. The Design and Preliminary Evaluation of a Finger-Mounted Camera and Feedback System to Enable Reading of Printed Text for the Blind. Proceedings of Computer Vision-ECCV 2014 Workshops, 615-631.

Smith, A., Chuang, J., Hu, Y., Boyd-Graber, J., Findlater, L. 2014. Concurrent Visualization of Relationships between Words and Topics in Topic Models. Proceedings of the Workshop on Interactive Language Learning, Visualization, and Interfaces, 79-82.

Chuang, J., Wilkerson, J.D., Weiss, R., Tingley, D., Steward, B.M., Roberts, M.E., Poursabzi-Sangdeh, F., Gimmer, J., Findlater, L., Boyd-Graber, J., Heer, J. 2014. Computer-Assisted Content Analysis: Topic Models for Exploring Multiple Subjective Interpretations. NIPS Workshop on Human-Propelled Machine Learning.

Ye, H., Malu, M., Oh, U., Findlater, L. 2014. Current and Future Mobile and Wearable Device Use by People With Visual Impairments. Proceedings of CHI 2014, 3123-3132.


Oh, U., Kane, S., Findlater, L. 2013. Follow That Sound: Using Sonification and Corrective Verbal Feedback to Teach Touchscreen GesturesProceedings of ASSETS 2013.

Kim, Y., Sutreja, N., Froehlich, J., Findlater, L. 2013. Surveying the Accessibility of Mobile Touchscreen Games for Persons With Motor Impairments: A Preliminary AnalysisProceedings of ASSETS 2013, Article 68.

Findlater, L., Froehlich, J., Fattal, K., Wobbrock, J.O., and Dastyar, T. 2013. Age-Related Differences in Performance With Touchscreens Compared to Traditional Mouse InputProceedings of CHI 2013, 343-346. Honorable Mention

Anthony, L., Kim, Y., and Findlater, L. 2013. Analyzing User-Generated YouTube Videos to Understand Touchscreen Use by People With Motor ImpairmentsProceedings of CHI 2013, 1223-1232. Best Paper Award

Oh, U. and Findlater, L. 2013. The Challenges and Potential of End-User Gesture CustomizationProceedings of CHI 2013, 1129-1138.

Li, F.C.Y., Findlater, L., Truong, K.N. 2013. Effects of Hand Drift While Typing on TouchscreensProceedings of GI 2013, 95-98.

Kristensson, P.O., Brewster, S., Clawson, J., Dunlop, M., Findlater, L., Isokoski, P., Martin, B., Oulasvirta, A., Vertanen, K., and Waller, A. 2013. Grand Challenges in Text EntryExtended Abstracts of CHI 2013, 3315-3318.


Goel, M., Findlater, L., Wobbrock, J.O. 2012. WalkType: Using Accelerometer Data to Accomodate Situational Impairments in Mobile Touch Screen Text EntryProceedings of CHI 2012, 2687-2696. Honorable Mention

Findlater, L., Lee, B., Wobbrock, J.O. 2012. Beyond QWERTY: Augmenting Touch Screen Keyboards With Multi-Touch Gestures for Non-Alphanumeric InputProceedings of CHI 2012, 2679-2682. Honorable Mention

Findlater, L., Wobbrock, J.O. 2012. Personalized Input: Improving Ten-Finger Touchscreen Typing Through Automatic AdaptationProceedings of CHI 2012, 815-824.

Froehlich, J., Findlater, L., Ostergren, M. Ramanathan, S., Peterson, J., Wragg, I., Larson, E., Fu, F., Bai, M., Patel, S., Landay, J. 2012. The Design and Evaluation of Prototype Eco-Feedback Displays for Fixture-Level Water Usage DataProceedings of CHI 2012,  2367-2376. Honorable Mention

Findlater, L., Wobbrock, J.O. 2012. From Plastic to Pixels: In Search of Touch-Typing Touchscreen Keyboards. interactions, 19(3), 44-49.

Gajos, K.Z., Hurst, A., Findlater, L. 2012. Personalized Dynamic Accessibility. interactions, 19(2), 69-72.

DeRenzi, B., Findlater, L., Payne, J., Birnbaum, B., Mangilima, J., Parikh, T., Borriello, G., Lesh, N. Improving Community Health Worker Performance Through Automated SMSProceedings of ICTD 2012.


Wobbrock, J.O., Findlater, L., Gergle, D., Higgins, J.J. 2011. The Aligned Rank Transform for Nonparametric Factorial Analyses Using Only Anova ProceduresProceedings of CHI 2011, 143-146. Honorable Mention

Findlater, L., Wobbrock, J.O., Wigdor, D. 2011. Typing on Flat Glass: Examining Ten-Finger Expert Typing Patterns on Touch SurfacesProceedings of CHI 2011, 2453-2462. Honorable Mention

Alex Jansen, Leah Findlater, Jacob O. Wobbrock. From the Lab to the World: Lessons From Extending a Pointing Technique for Real-World UseExtended Abstracts CHI 2011, 1867-1872.

Hurst, A., Gajos, K.Z., Findlater, L., Wobbrock, J.O., Sears, A. and Trewin, S. 2011. Dynamic accessibility: Detecting and accommodating differences in ability and situation. Extended Abstracts CHI  2011, 41-44.


Leung, R., Findlater, L., McGrenere, J., Graf, P., Yang, J. 2010. Multi-Layered Interfaces to Improve Older Adults’ Initial Learnability of Mobile ApplicationsACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS), 2010.

Froehlich, J., Findlater, L., Landay, J. 2010. The Design of Eco-Feedback TechnologyProceedings of CHI 2010, 1999-2008. Best Paper Winner

Findlater, L., Jansen, A., Shinohara, K., Dixon, M., Kamb, P., Rakita, J., Wobbrock, J.O. 2010. Enhanced Area Cursors: Reducing Fine Pointing Demands for People With Motor ImpairmentsProceedings of UIST 2010.

Brunskill, E., Garg, S., Tseng, C., Pal, J., Findlater, L. 2010. Evaluating an Adaptive Multi-User Educational Tool for Low-Resource RegionsProceedings of ICTD 2010.

Heather Underwood, Sunil Garg, Clint Tseng, Leah Findlater, Richard Anderson, Joyojeet Pal. Exploring Collaborative Learning Methods for Multiplayer Educational Games in Low Resource Environments. Poster presentation at CSCW 2010.

Findlater, L., McGrenere, J. 2010. Beyond Performance: Feature Awareness in Personalized InterfacesInternational Journal of Human-Computer Studies (IJHCS), 68(3), 121-137.

Tseng, C., Garg, S., Underwood, H., Findlater, L., Anderson, R., Pal, J. 2010. Examining Emergent Dominance Patterns in Multiple Input Based Educational Systems. Proceedings of India HCI 2010.

Older Publications

Findlater, L., Balakrishnan, R., Toyama, K. 2009. Comparing Semiliterate and Illiterate Users’ Ability to Transition From Audio+Text to Text-Only InteractionProceedings of CHI 2009.

Findlater, L., Moffatt, K., McGrenere, J., Dawson, J. 2009. Ephemeral adaptation: The use of gradual onset to improve menu selection performance. Proceedings of CHI 2009, ACM Press, 1655-1664. Best Paper Winner

Singh, G., Findlater, L., Balakrishnan, R., Toyama, K., Helmer, S., Gandhi, R. 2009. Numeric paper forms for NGOs. Proc. ACM/IEEE International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development (ICTD 2009), 406-416.

Shoemaker, G., Findlater, L., Dawson, J., Booth, K. 2009. Mid-air text input techniques for very large wall displays. Proc. Graphics Interface (GI 2009), 231-238.

Findlater, L., McGrenere, J. 2008. Impact of screen size on performance, awareness, and user satisfaction with adaptive graphical user interfaces. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008), ACM Press, 1247-1256.

Findlater, L., McGrenere, J., Modjeska, D. 2008. Evaluation of a role-based approach for customizing a complex development environment. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008), ACM Press, 1267-1270.

Lanir, J., Booth, K., Findlater, L. 2008. Observing presenters’ use of visual aids to inform the design of classroom presentation software. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2008), ACM Press, 695-704.

Findlater, L., McGrenere, J. 2007. Evaluating reduced-functionality interfaces according to feature findability and awareness. Proc. IFIP Interact 2007, Springer, 592-605.

Moffatt, K., Findlater, L., Allen, M. 2006. Generalizability in research with cognitively impaired individuals. Workshop on Designing for people with cognitive impairments, ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing (CHI 2006).

Tee, K., Moffatt, K., Findlater, L., MacGregor, E., McGrenere, J., Purves, B., Fels, S. 2005. A visual recipe book for persons with language impairments. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2005), ACM Press, 501-510.

Findlater, L., McGrenere, J. 2004. A comparison of static, adaptive, and adaptable Menus. Proc. ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2004), ACM Press, 89-96.

McGrenere, J., Davies, R., Findlater, L., Graf, P., Klawe, M., Moffatt, K., Purves, B., Yang, S. 2003. Insights from the Aphasia Project: Designing technology for and with people who have aphasia. Proc. ACM Conference on Universal Usability (CUU 2003), ACM Press, 112-118.