[games_access] Fwd: IGDA-GASIG.Org Message
oneswitch at gmail.com
Tue Aug 23 15:50:27 EDT 2011
It's a bit of a difficult question, and using quite loaded language, that
I'd personally avoid: "games to help the rehabilitation of persons with
There are many games deliberately aimed at learning disabled people, from
SEN Switcher and the like onwards. I wouldn't call them rehab though.
They're experiential, fun and or educational. Not rehab to my mind.
Cognitive disability covers a broad range of issues, including: memory,
processing, language and control. There are some common things that can
benefit the huge range of people who may be affected by those issues. Here's
a few basics to add to the GA.com list:
(with some games detailed).
As for things like Alzheimer's, Dyslexia etc. - I'm aware of some bits going
on in the background - but nothing much, as Thomas says.
From: "Thomas Westin" <thomasw at dsv.su.se>
Sent: Tuesday, August 23, 2011 1:53 PM
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List" <games_access at igda.org>
Subject: Re: [games_access] Fwd: IGDA-GASIG.Org Message
> this is interesting as the paper Michelle, Kevin, Dimitris and I wrote for
> HCII 2011 concluded there seems to be very little research done in the
> field of cognition related disabilities in games.
> I am very interested of taking part of her results.
> Here is one resource that came to my mind
> Mvh / Best regards
> Thomas Westin
> Stockholm University :: dsv.su.se :: +46 73-707 86 86
> On 22Aug 2011, at 9:30 PM, Sandra Uhling wrote:
>> what about the games for Health email list?
>> Maybe they can help, too?
>> Best regards,
>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org]
>> Auftrag von Tara Voelker (Tefertiller)
>> Gesendet: Montag, 22. August 2011 16:47
>> An: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
>> Betreff: [games_access] Fwd: IGDA-GASIG.Org Message
>> A request for some information has come to us via our website!
>> Does anyone have an answer to the question?
>> Comment: Hi
>> I'm a computer sciences student at the IUST University. And I'm working
>> the subject of "games to help the rehabilitation of persons with mental
>> disability,".I would ask you if there are some computer games, please
>> introduce it to me.
>> thanks alot
>> Samira Rezai
>> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson : igda-gasig.org
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