[games_access] looking for volunteers

UBALBO FLORIO arthit73 at cablespeed.com
Sun May 8 21:46:59 EDT 2011


Wow!
Can i be of use?
I have 10 to the 10th power experience in all your requirements.
I can't get a game job in maryland after getting my game designer degree.
I would be happy to skype a few hours of my experience.
Thank you.
Robert Florio



On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 11:23 AM, sheryl Flynn <sherylflynn at yahoo.com> wrote:


> Hi Group,

>

> As you all know, we need to find new innovative ways to provide excellent

> rehabilitation care while also considering cost. Like many of you, we

> believe video games might help! But building these games in a vacuum will

> not do anyone any good. We are looking to interview/focus groups with

> clinicians (all kinds),

> individuals undergoing rehab/or who have completed rehab (people with

> disabilities),

> friend/family/caregivers of people with disabilities.

>

> We are currently working on a few projects and would like to interact with

> you regarding your needs etc for a video game. Below is our IRB approved

> webposting for this research. If you live in the Southern California area

> and would like to participate, please let us know.

>

> Blue Marble Rehab Inc is a video game design/development/research studio

> that makes and tests video games for use in the rehabilitation space.

>

> Thank you in advance for your consideration and help!

>

> IRB Study # A-16123i

>

> Cognitive Motor Therapy Applications Using Video Game Platform

>

> 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 310-913-5707, sheryl at ... OR

>

> Bonnie Kennedy PhD, OTR/L at 626-607-7391, bonnielk at ...

>

> 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

>

> Thanks so much,

>

> Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD

>

> CEO

>

> Blue Marble

>

> www.bluemarblegameco.com

>

> ~Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD

> www.bluemarblegameco.com

> www.games4rehab.org

>

>

>

>

>

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