Next steps in the U.S. Web Design System’s inclusive usability research

USWDS Monthly Call - November 2023

Designing a repeatable research process with people with disabilities

Thursday, November 16, 2023 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET

Hosted by and the U.S. Web Design System

View the slides (PowerPoint presentation, 6.3 MB, 63 pages)

During the October 2023 monthly call, the U.S. Web Design System team shared the progress we’re making on usability research with people who have disabilities.

This month we’ll discuss:

  • More results from our usability research on Design System components
  • Changes we’re making based on the findings
  • Continuing to publish what we learn
  • Operationalizing and improving on a transparent research process
  • Best practices for usability testing with participants who have disabilities

This event is best suited for: Anyone who uses the U.S. Web Design System. This event will have an accessibility and usability focus.


  • Dan Williams Product Lead, USWDS
  • Anne Petersen Experience Design Lead, USWDS
  • Jacline Contrino UX Researcher, USWDS

USWDS Monthly Call - October 2023

Usability research findings for Q3 2023

Accessibility for Teams

Increasing public participation in user research

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This event is part of a monthly series that takes place on the third Thursday of each month. Don’t forget to set a placeholder on your personal calendar for our future events this year.

About the USWDS

The U.S. Web Design System is a toolkit of principles, guidance, and code to help government teams design and build accessible, mobile-friendly websites backed by user research and modern best practices.