The inherent nature of the mobility or coordination difficulty may have a bearing on:
- Existing risk assessments.
- Full participation in any tasks requiring physical activity, such as field trips or lab work.
- Access to physical teaching and learning environments, on and off campus.
- The ability to sit still for long periods of time, i.e. lectures and seminars.
- Use of keyboard or mouse, or ability to handwrite.
- Embed inclusive teaching practices.
- Promote use of assistive technology to all.
- Ensure key learning materials are accessible: accessible documents and presentations.
- Consider how to deliver content in alternative formats.
Designing for users with physical or motor disabilities
- make large clickable actions
- give form fields space
- design for keyboard or speech only use
- design with mobile and touch screen in mind
- provide shortcuts
- demand precision
- bunch interactions together
- make dynamic content that requires a lot of mouse movement
- have short time out windows
- tire users with lots of typing and scrolling
The above Do’s and Dont's contain public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0.
Please take a look a this government resource: Designing for physical or motor disabilities.