GAMING FOR EVERYONE
FightTheStroke Promotes the first Italian day
of accessible Gaming, the 7/10/2018 in Milan
In the day of 7/10/2018 will meet in Milan the main stakeholders of the coding world (Eu Code Week Https://www.meet-and-code.org/it/it/about) and gaming (https://www.milangamesweek.it/) who will lend their experience to participate in the first gaming event italiano Accessible to young people with disabilities, promoted by FightTheStroke, on the side of the young survivors of the stroke. An opportunity to reflect together on the quality of life objectives that have just been celebrated during the World Day of Infantile cerebral palsy (https://worldcpday.org/).
The first part of the day will be dedicated to young developers who find out how to adapt the most popular video games also to the needs of players with special needs.
In the afternoon, you will be able to allow individual game enthusiasts and their families to try out controllers tailored to their needs in personalized sessions, where the expert programmer will make realtime changes to the most popular games , from football to science fiction... finally accessible to everyone.
Welcome Message – Francesca Fedeli, President of FightTheStroke
The need for the Gaming for Everyone and the new Xbox Adaptive Controller device from Microsoft – Roberto D'Angelo, Microsoft Accessibility Ninja
What you need to do to make an accessible video game. Real information for game developers. – Ivan Venturi, CTO of Italian Games Factory, game developer expert in accessibility
The accessibility of video games from a psychological and cognitive point of view – Don Cantoia, PhD in social psychology and development, expert in learning psychology, author of the book ' Sons and video games: Instructions for use ' (School, 2011)
The available aids for the accessibility of video games – Daniel Mingardi, computer technician at the Auxiliary library of Bologna
Exposure of Xbox Adaptive Controller and Xbox accessible Italian indie games.
H15-17: Individual meetings with young people with disabilities who will be able to book their personalized gaming session.
Microsoft House Showroom, Viale Pasubio 21 – Milan
You can support this initiative by voting here: https://www.meet-and-code.org/it/it/event-show/1511
To sign up for the morning events:
Https://www.eventbrite.com/e/gaming-for-everyone-by- FightTheStroke -Tickets-50560184874? UTM-medium = discovery & utm-campaign = social & utm-content = attendeeshare & aff = ESCB & utm-source = cp & UTM-term = listing
To book a personalized gaming session in the afternoon: Send an email to Francesca FightTheStroke . org
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