[games_access] looking for volunteers
arthit73 at cablespeed.com
Sun May 8 21:46:59 EDT 2011
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.
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
> 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
> games, and product testing will be used to develop better video games that
> can be used for rehabilitation purposes. Approximately 300 participants
> 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
> 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
> Blue Marble
> ~Sheryl Flynn PT, PhD
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