[games_access] Abilities Expo Chicago Illinois

Barrie Ellis oneswitch at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 09:39:21 EDT 2012

No arguing with this kind of stuff. Lovely job. Like the Adroit mats too.


From: Dimitris Grammenos
Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 10:44 AM
To: 'IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List'
Subject: Re: [games_access] Abilities Expo Chicago Illinois

Ø Inspiration at its best.

Yes, indeed! Very nice work J The world needs more smiley faces.


From: games_access-bounces at igda.org [mailto:games_access-bounces at igda.org] On Behalf Of Steve Spohn
Sent: Monday, July 09, 2012 8:22 PM
To: IGDA Games Accessibility SIG Mailing List
Subject: [games_access] Abilities Expo Chicago Illinois

Greetings all,

The weekend before the holiday the AbleGamers crew was demonstrating game accessibility for the public in Chicago Illinois. I wanted to share some pictures of the event https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151019383076670.457038.57979601669&type=1&l=0173bbe97d - there was one particular girl who was about five years old in her mini wheelchair that had never played video games before because her mom thought she wouldn't be able to do it. She rolled right up to our Kinect booth and started playing. It was amazing. She was laughing and giggling and having a great time all while the entire crew cheered her on. Her mom was in tears and a crowd gathered around to see the little girl giggling.

Inspiration at its best.

Steve Spohn


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