17 Dec
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Quest to Game: Jennifer S.

Like most disabled gamers, Jennifer needed a more comfortable and accessible way to play video games. Enter AbleGamers. Jennifer is just your average gamer. Like all gamers, she wants to be able to play games comfortably on her own time, without pain and with ease of access. For Jennifer, such a goal is not so […]

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16 Dec
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An Interview With AbleGamers COO and Global Gaming Citizen Steven Spohn

Following Steven’s incredible win at The Game Awards, we sat down with the Global Gaming Citizen himself to talk AbleGamers and get into the nitty-gritty of how Steven got here and where he is going. “It’s an interesting thing being honored for something you’ve poured 15 years of your life into,” AbleGamers COO Steven Spohn […]

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15 Dec
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AbleGamers Community Feature: Brian Marquez

This month, AbleGamers again hands the mic to our community — this time to Brian Marquez, a long time AbleGamers supporter and forward-thinking accessibility advocate. Brian has some strong feelings about the current state of accessible gaming and plans on changing things up as a game developer. Hi, I’m Brian. And I’m obsessed with video […]

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21 Feb
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AbleGamers Announces Global Winners Of 2018 Train Jam Sponsorship

CHARLES TOWN, WV (FEBRUARY 21, 2018) – AbleGamers Foundation — the leading charity and organization wielding the power of gaming to break down the barriers of economic and social isolation for people with disabilities — and its partner Train Jam are overjoyed to announce today the three disabled game developers selected to participate in Train […]

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06 Feb
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Quest to Game: Giddeon

  We met our friend Giddeon at the AbleGamers Accessibility Arcade in Atlantic City, New Jersey. When he first sat down with the AbleGamers crew, Giddeon didn’t want to play any games. He told us that with his disability, gaming was difficult. Giddeon has a rare disease that caused stunted growth of his arms and only […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Joel

We met our friend Joel R. in Chicago at one of our Ability Expo demonstrations. He absolutely loves playing Rocket League and often plays with–he says powns–his brothers. While Joel had been doing okay, his progressive muscle disease made gaming increasingly difficult, especially with highly competitive games. After a short conversation, our game accessibility experts […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Alec

Halo 5, Trails Fusion, Dark Souls, Overwatch, Rocket League. This is just a small list of the games that Alec can now play thanks to his grant from AbleGamers. Alec worked with our accessibility experts to figure out the perfect controller, which in his case is an Xbox Elite Controller. The options presented with the […]

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31 Dec
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Quest to Game: Steven

All it takes is one bad day to have your life changed forever. In Steven Paschall’s case, a stroke on the morning of February 14th, 2016 took his control of his left arm and hand away from him. Steven’s life changed forever when an event out of his control cost him the use of his […]

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23 Jul
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Saving Lives with Videogames

There are 149 bumps in the timeworn paint on the popcorn ceiling– the same as yesterday morning. An east facing window lets the early morning sun creep into the room at dawn. It’s the only non-fluorescent light that ever shines in this part of the building. Birds chirp outside the window of the multistory facility […]

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