Accessible Usability Scale (AUS)

The Accessible Usability Scale (AUS) is a free tool to measure the usability of a digital product for assistive technology users. Inspired by the System Usability Scale (SUS), the Accessible Usability Scale consists of ten questions administered at the end of a user experience to calculate a score.

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Why use the Accessible Usability Scale

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It’s easy

AUS is an easy-to-understand psychometric survey that assistive technology users require little to no support to complete.

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It’s numerical

Numerical scores don’t require a significant amount of subject matter expertise to understand, unlike WCAG or heuristic evaluations.

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It’s inclusive

AUS scores complement SUS scores. The AUS is tailored to people who use assistive technology.