[games_access] This week's topic of the week!

UBALBO FLORIO arthit73 at cablespeed.com
Mon Jan 31 12:43:16 EST 2011


Thank you for the update where can I find the link to join you on the skype
meeting please?

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:32 AM, Tara Tefertiller <
ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org> wrote:


> Topic of the Week!!!!!<http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/t8-january-31-2011-how-could-the-accessibility-community-take-advantage-of-games-for-rehabilition#50>

>

> *Please go to the forums and check out our new topic of the week! The

> summary of last week's topic will be up soon. Hopefully last week's topic

> was the start to helping us form a minimum accessibility standard, or maybe

> update our Top 10 List!!*

>

>

> Games are more and more often being used for rehabilitation purposes.

> Back when I was still with AbleGamers I wrote an article on "Wii-hab." In

> the article I mentioned who Wii sports was being used to help people with

> Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy and Parkinson's. This is a main stream game

> that was being used for non-main stream purposes.

>

> How can the accessibility community take advantage of situations like

> these?

> Do you think the Kinect and PS3 move will be used in similar situations not

> that they are out?

> What studies have been done that can support the use of games and other

> games for rehabilitation?

>

> Article can be found here:

> http://www.ablegamers.com/game-news/wii-hab.html

> http://www.ablegamers.com/game-news/wii-hab.html

> * <http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/u1>*

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> Tara Tefertiller - Chairperson

> IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

>

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> http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/

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