[games_access] Game Accessibility web-site - PC time

AudioGames.net richard at audiogames.net
Fri Feb 3 09:04:22 EST 2006


Good suggestion! I'll forward it immediately (we were still a bit unsure 
about it, also with English not being our native language)


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Barrie Ellis" <barrie.ellis at oneswitch.org.uk>
To: "IGDA GA mailing list" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, February 03, 2006 2:51 PM
Subject: [games_access] Game Accessibility web-site - PC time


> Some thing that stands out to me looking at the 
> http://www.accessibility.nl/games/index.php?pagefile=games  web-site is 
> the terminology. I know a number of disabled people in the UK that would 
> wince at the use of the word 'impairment' for the four genres. Instead 
> of...
>
> Gaming with a visual impairment
> Gaming with an auditory impairment
> Gaming with a motoric impairment
> Gaming with a cognitive impairment
>
> the following might be more PC:
>
> Partially sighted and Blind gamers
> Deaf gamers
> Physically disabled gamers
> Learning disabled gamers
>
> I think there'll be a fair bit of bleed between the genres too. Looks a 
> really interesting project though.
>
> Barrie
> www.OneSwitch.org.uk
>
>
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