Work

Publications / Presentations / Activity

 

2020

Ibrahim, S. (2020). Communication and Non-Speaking Children with Physical Disabilities: Opportunities and Reflections from Design-Oriented Research (Doctoral dissertation). UCL

 

2019

Ibrahim, S. (2019) Conversing without speech. Invited speaker at UCL IOE master’s module on Multimodality.

Ibrahim, S. (2019) Communication in non-speaking children with physical disabilities: design-oriented research Invited speaker at UCL Knowledge Lab seminar series.

 

2018

Ibrahim, S., Vasalou, A. & Clarke, M. (2018) Design Opportunities for AAC and Children with Severe Speech and Physical Impairments. Proceedings of the ACM CHI conference on Human Factors in Computing System.(pp. 227:1–227:13). New York, NY, USA: ACM. [honourable mention award]

Ibrahim, S., Clarke, M. & Vasalou, A. (2018) Rethinking Technology Design For and With Children who have Severe Speech and Physical Disabilities. Communication Matters Journal, Aug 2018 Vol. 32 (2)

Du, Y., Boyd, L.E. & Ibrahim, S. (2018) From Behavioral and Communication Intervention to Interaction Design: User Perspectives from Clinicians  Proceedings of the 20th International ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility. Extended Abstracts (Experience report), Gallway, Ireland.

Ibrahim, S. (2018) Designing Communication Technologies For and With Children who have Severe Speech and Physical Impairments. Proceedings of the 15th Participatory Design Conference (PDC ’18): Student projects (poster presentation)

Ibrahim, S. (2018) Reflexively Applying PD Methods Toward Understanding Child- Centred Accounts of Communication. Proposal for workshop on: Workshop on Giving A Voice Through Design: Adapting Design Methods to Ensure the Participation of People with Communication Difficulties at PDC ’18, August 21, 2018, Hasselt & Genk, Belgium.

Ibrahim, S (2018) Designing digital technologies for communication and children who have severe speech and physical impairments. Invited speaker at HCID seminar, City University, London.

Ibrahim, S (2018) Designing digital technologies for communication and children who have severe speech and physical impairments. Invited speaker at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Neurodisability team CPD talks.

 

2017

Ibrahim, S., Vasalou, A. & Clarke, M. (2017) Rethinking Technology Design for and with Children who have Severe Speech and Physical Disabilities. Proceedings of Communication Matters Conference CM2017, Leeds-UK.

Ibrahim, S. (2017) Designing Communication Technologies with Children who have Severe Speech and Physical Impairments. Doctoral Consortium Participant at Interaction Design & Children Conference IDC2017, Stanford-USA.

 

Grants & awards

ESRC PhD Studentship, 2016 – 2018

RCSLT Minor Grants Award, 2017

SIGCHI Student Travel Grant, 2018

 

Professional accreditation

Certified Member of Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (cert. MRCSLT), 2004 – current

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered, 2004 – current

Member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)