21 May
  • By Kevin Casper
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Composing Music for Sensory Processing Disorder

Many people like to enjoy different kinds of music. You might like the deep rumbling beats of a drum and bass song bumping through your whole body. Perhaps you’re more into the complex twangs of a single guitar. What about the music and sounds you don’t like? For some, there are sounds they simply can’t […]

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21 May
  • By Brian Conklin
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What AbleGamers Has Been Up To For May 2019

    AbleGamers has had another busy month! Besides the wonderful work with developers all across the industry to help push accessibility, all of the grants sent out to get people into gaming, we’ve also made a few trips this month to help share the message of AbleGamers! Two places this month were the Accessible […]

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21 May
  • By Prin DeJesus
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Accessible Technology Day at MIT and Helping to Break Social Isolation

Teachers, students, and families were able to get a glimpse of accessible technology during the Cambridge Science Festival. Partners from different areas of inclusive design came together for MIT Museum’s Accessible Technology Day to showcase what’s out there today and what may be possible in the near future. Once the doors to Accessible Technology Day […]

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20 Mar
  • By Carlos Cruz Cordero
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I’m Legally Blind and I Love My PSVR

  As a low vision gamer, I didn’t know quite what to expect when I purchased Sony’s PSVR (PlayStation VR).   The headset had knocked down one of two significant barriers for me to jump into the VR scene — cost. But I still didn’t know what the experience would be like for me, a […]

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20 Mar
  • By Elizabeth Rogers
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The Problem and Joys of Thane from Mass Effect

Submitted by Elizabeth Rogers  “If Thane is going to be the only scraps that I get, I’ll take it.” “I’m dying,” is one of the first things Thane Krios says to you in the video game Mass Effect 2. It’s a powerful introduction in a game that’s filled with it, reinforcing Bioware’s ability to create […]

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20 Mar
  • By Brian Conklin
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What Have We Been Up To? March 2019

What has AbleGamers been up to since February? A whole lot of basketball, that’s what! This month, on March 3rd, new ground was broken with a new first for AbleGamers. The Cleveland Cavaliers and AbleGamers partnered for a special fundraiser that put guests front and center for the action! For the event, guests purchased tickets […]

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18 Feb
  • By Erin Hawley
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The Super Bowl Ad That Spoke for Millions

If you ask anyone who watched the Super Bowl what their top moment was, many would say the ad for the Xbox Adaptive Controller (XAC). It was certainly mine. Seeing kids with physical disabilities enjoying games with their friends — their faces lit up with smiles — was something I never thought I’d see on […]

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15 Nov
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Quest To Game: Ryan

Ryan is a disabled gamer living with fibromyalgia and multiple sclerosis. Partaking in his favorite hobby, gaming, has not always been easy, but Ryan always found a way to make it work. He was an avid PC gamer, but it wasn’t long before the pain and other symptoms of his illnesses took hold and he […]

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10 Nov
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What We’ve Been Up To: Twitchcon 2018

AbleGamers took part in TwitchCon 2018, which took place in the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. This year’s conference took place October 26th through October 28th.   AbleGamers participated in the Tiltify Charity Plaza, allowing the streaming community to come visit and network with AbleGamers staff face to face. Not only […]

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