[games_access] Fwd: IGDA-GASIG.Org Message

Jonathan Chetwynd j.chetwynd at btinternet.com
Thu Aug 25 07:04:37 EDT 2011


Barrie,

given the respondent is from Iran?
judgement calls around the use of language may well be hypothetical
rather than intended

best

Jonathan

On 23 Aug 2011, at 20:50, Barrie Ellis wrote:


> 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 mental disability".

>

> 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: http://www.gamebase.info/magazine/read/wish-list-for-accessible-game-design_531.html

> (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.

>

> Barrie

>

>

>

>

>

>

> --------------------------------------------------

> 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

>

>> Hi,

>>

>> 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

>> http://www.accessibility.nl/games/index.php?pagefile=cognitive

>>

>> 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:

>>

>>> Hi,

>>> what about the games for Health email list?

>>> Maybe they can help, too?

>>>

>>> Best regards,

>>> Sandra

>>>

>>> -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----

>>> Von: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org

>>> ] Im

>>> 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

>>>

>>> Hello!

>>>

>>> 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 on

>>> 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

>>>

>>>

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