Textual description of persona 1 – Designing Tactile Schematics – Design

Textual description of persona 1


Age: 27
Learning Style: Auditory
Electronics Experience: Expert
Identity: Blind
Braille Proficiency: Fluent

Quote: “I’m experienced with electronics. Circuit descriptions are my most effective resource.”

Goals: Wants a quick and familiar way to understand circuits. Needs tools for collaborating with engineers.

Frustrations: When they teach electronics courses, some of the students are completely new to circuits and descriptions aren’t enough.

Bio: Jo is fluent in electronics schematics. They haven’t ever felt a lack of access to them as a blind maker. They rely on auditory circuit descriptions to visualize the relationship between the elements. This method has worked for them for at least two decades, but not necessarily for their novice students.