[games_access] teaching accessibility

oneswitch at googlemail.com oneswitch at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 17 11:55:00 EDT 2009

I still like that top 10. I think it's a really good starting place - and
Michelle's done a nice job from my scanning through of fleshing it out a lot

You can find some extra guidance on top of all the other stuff here (good
luck ploughing through!) here:


Including some guidance for thinking about Eye Tracker users, Head-Tracker
users, One-Switch gamers and Deaf / Partially Hearing links.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Barlet" <mark at ablegamers.com>
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Sent: Friday, July 17, 2009 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: [games_access] teaching accessibility

> Hello there,


> The Top 10 that Michelle has written about has been loaded into the

> FAQ @ http://gameaccessibility.org


> http://gameaccessibility.org/learn-essential-info-topmenu-69/1-game-design.html


> The site has only been live a few weeks, so it is a little jagged

> around the edges, so please do not mind the mess.


> Mark Barlet

> AbleGamers.com




> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 8:36 AM, Siobhan Thomas<four at nucleus.com> wrote:

>> Dear all,


>> I run the games program at London South Bank University in the UK and am

>> looking for resources which I can use to teach game accessibility within

>> the

>> course. Do you have suggested any book, journal article suggestions?


>> It would be good to know if there is a comprehensive set of guidelines

>> you

>> can suggest?


>> Finally, do you know of a quick list (e.g. the top 10 things you can do

>> to

>> make your games accessible)--I know this is hard considering the diverse

>> range of impairments and disabilities but I would just use something like

>> this as a starting point...


>> siobhan

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