Usability testing with Irish Deaf Kids website

June 24, 2009

Earlier this year, Irish Deaf Kids received an Innovation Voucher from Enterprise Ireland to work with the National E-Learning Lab in NCI  to undertake usability testing on IDK’s website 

Heatmap Irish Deaf Kid's website

Heatmap Irish Deaf Kid's website

Irish Deaf Kids is a ”for-impact”  venture aimed at supporting inclusive education for deaf children  in Ireland while empowering parents to develop their children’s full potential. 


 Caroline Carswell, founder of IDK says  ‘We are delighted to have received this support, we will use this voucher to undertake usability testing to help us pinpoint what exactly visitors want from our website and to structure it accordingly”   

“During the usability research project IDK will be able to focus on core tasks while NCI devises a solution to take us to the next level”

Five users, four of which are teachers, participated in usability testing for this website and report was completed in June 2009.  Contact Caroline on for more information.




2 Responses to “Usability testing with Irish Deaf Kids website”

  1. chipbruce Says:

    It’s good to see the blog! Nice design, too. I look forward to reading more.


  2. […] used its Innovation Voucher in exchange for a website usability study conducted by the National e- Learning Laboratory (NELL) at the National College of Ireland (NCI). The objective was to better identify what exactly visitors […]

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