[games_access] games_access Digest, Vol 88, Issue 2

Kevin Bierre kjbics at rit.edu
Thu Jun 2 10:30:15 EDT 2011


Unfortunately, I'm out of town and will have only sporadic internet access until June 16th.

Prof. Kevin Bierre
Interactive Games and Media Department
152 Lomb Memorial Dr
Rochester, NY 14623
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Today's Topics:

1. Re: GA SIG Meeting - Chat (Barrie Ellis)
2. Re: GA SIG Meeting - Chat (David Hayden)
3. Re: games_access Digest, Vol 88, Issue 1
(blazeeagle at suddenlink.net)
4. study participants needed for Product development (sheryl Flynn)


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Message: 1
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 16:01:55 +0100
From: "Barrie Ellis" <oneswitch at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat
To: "IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List"
<games_access at igda.org>
Message-ID: <BCEDBAE9AD0F4F889BFA408C3CFDEA58 at OneSwitchPC>
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Sounds good if next week or later.

Cheers,

Barrie



From: Tara Voelker (Tefertiller)
Sent: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 4:07 PM
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
Subject: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat


Hello all!

It's been a couple months since we have had a meeting over skype. Is anyone interested in having another? If enough interest is shown I will set up a date, time, etc.

Thanks!

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Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson
IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

igda-gasig.org
http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/




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Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 11:50:06 -0400
From: David Hayden <rdghayden at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>
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I just ordered 100 microswitches and am about to make (another) prototype
for a new gaming chair. So excited. Maybe i will have it done and can show
you the results. 10 years i have been working to alter qwerty keyboards and
game controllers! Just now making solid headway!

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Tara Voelker (Tefertiller) <
ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org> wrote:


> Hello all!

>

> It's been a couple months since we have had a meeting over skype. Is anyone

> interested in having another? If enough interest is shown I will set up a

> date, time, etc.

>

> Thanks!

>

> --

> Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson

> IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

>

> igda-gasig.org

> http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/

>

>

> _______________________________________________

> games_access mailing list

> games_access at igda.org

> http://seven.pairlist.net/mailman/listinfo/games_access

> The main SIG website page is http://igda-gasig.org

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Message: 3
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 12:27:41 -0400
From: <blazeeagle at suddenlink.net>
Subject: Re: [games_access] games_access Digest, Vol 88, Issue 1
To: <games_access at igda.org>
Message-ID: <922D0664B52841A8A3ABB98370A8424C at Aarons>
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I'd be interested in being involved. I'm on a ventilator but I still can
talk fine, I just might cough a little during it. Do I need to be a GA SIG
member?

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Today's Topics:

1. GA SIG Meeting - Chat (Tara Voelker (Tefertiller))
2. Re: GA SIG Meeting - Chat (Sandra Uhling)


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Message: 1
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 11:07:41 -0400
From: "Tara Voelker (Tefertiller)" <ttefertiller at igda-gasig.org>
Subject: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>
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Hello all!

It's been a couple months since we have had a meeting over skype. Is anyone
interested in having another? If enough interest is shown I will set up a
date, time, etc.

Thanks!

--
Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson
IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

igda-gasig.org
http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/
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Message: 2
Date: Tue, 31 May 2011 17:32:06 +0200
From: "Sandra Uhling" <sandra_uhling at web.de>
Subject: Re: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat
To: "'IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List'"
<games_access at igda.org>
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Hi Tara,

it looks like we have / will have some new members.
Maybe it would be nice to say hello to each other?

Best regards,
Sandra


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Gesendet: Dienstag, 31. Mai 2011 17:08
An: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
Betreff: [games_access] GA SIG Meeting - Chat

Hello all!

It's been a couple months since we have had a meeting over skype. Is anyone
interested in having another? If enough interest is shown I will set up a
date, time, etc.

Thanks!

--
Tara (Tefertiller) Voelker - Chairperson IGDA Game Accessibility SIG

igda-gasig.org <http://igda-gasig.org/> http://gameaccesssig.forumotion.com/





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Message: 4
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 10:01:54 -0700 (PDT)
From: sheryl Flynn <sherylflynn at yahoo.com>
Subject: [games_access] study participants needed for Product
development
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List <games_access at igda.org>
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Dear Group,

Our team is conducting research on video game design and development for?rehabilitation.? We are looking for folks who might be interested in?participating in focus groups, product testing, and?usability testing.? If you?are in the Los Angeles or Southern California area, and would like to?participate, please contact us (see IRB approved web posting below).

IRB Study # A-16123i,ii,iii, ?15594i,ii,iii 16595i, ii, iii?

PI: Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD

?Description:? The purpose of this research study is to learn more about how to?design and develop video games for rehabilitation. The reason for collecting
?this information is to find ways to improve rehabilitation outcomes for specific?groups of patients and their families. Information from focus groups (small?group discussions?about games), usability trials of games, and product testing?will be used to develop better video games that can be used for rehabilitation?purposes.? Approximately 300 participants will be enrolled in this project.

?Contact: Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD at?310-913-5707,?sheryl at bluemarblegameco.com?OR
?Bonnie Kennedy PhD, OTR/L at?626-607-7391,?bonnielk at bluemarblegameco.com

?Requirements:? We are looking for 4 specific groups of people:? 1) people with
?disability who are undergoing rehabilitation, 2) people with disability who have
?received rehabilitation in the past, 3) rehabilitation specialists (PTs, OTs,
?Speech, Psych, Physicians) and 4) family/caregivers, friends of?people with
?disabilities

?The discussion in the focus group will be in English

?Time Commitment:? approximately 2 hours

?Compensation:? Each participant will receive $50.00 for their participation

?Thank you very much for your consideration.

?
~Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD
www.bluemarblegameco.com
www.games4rehab.org






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