Cognitive and Neurological Disabilities

"Approximately 30 million people in the U.S. have a cognitive disability such as intellectual disability, brain injury, Alzheimer's disease, stroke, and serious, persistent mental illness."
Coleman Institute for Cognitive Disabilities

The rainbow-colored infinity symbol represents the diversity of the autism spectrum as well as the greater neurodiversity movement.


  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Developmental disabilities, Down syndrome
  • Distractibility
  • Dyscalculia
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyspraxia
  • Epilepsy
  • Impaired memory, Short term memory
  • Learning disabilities
  • Reading level, ESL
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Vestibular Spectrum Disorder

Intellectual / Cognitive Disabilities

Age Related

  • Designing for Kids: Cognitive Considerations
  • Design for the Elderly
  • Memory / Cognitive Load

    Dark Patterns, Deceptive Design Patterns and Accessibility




    Dyslexia is a condition that affects people’s ability to learn, read and spell. It’s not related to intelligence – Albert Einstein, Henry Ford and F. Scott Fitzgerald are just a few notable high achievers with dyslexia.
    Five ways to make usable websites for people with dyslexia




    Irlen Syndrome

    Vestibular Spectrum Disorder

    Down syndrome