GAMING FOR EVERYONE: FightTheStroke Promotes the first Italian accessible Gaming day, the 7/10/2018 in Milan

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.

WHEN

Sunday 7/10/2018

WHAT

H11-13:

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.

WHERE:

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.facebook.com/events/337407750360836

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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Milan, 21/9/2018