Will AI Methods Treat People with Disabilities Fairly?

IBM Accessibility Research has recently been exploring the topic of fair treatment for people with disabilities in AI systems. Such systems must be carefully designed to avoid discrimination against marginalized groups. Are people with disabilities at risk of being disenfranchised by AI systems, and how can we change this?

Focus: AI and Disability/Outliers
Source: MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab
Readability: Intermediate
Type: Website Article
Open Source: Yes
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Learn Tags: Disability Education Ethics Fairness Inclusive Practice
Summary: IBM Accessibility Research hosted the workshop "AI Fairness for People with Disabilities" as part of AI Research Week. The workshop convened a diverse group of people with disabilities, representatives of advocacy organizations, AI specialists, and accessibility researchers and practitioners from industry, government, and academia for a day of thought-provoking presentations and conversations.