Disabled World Games: Accessible Games and Gaming Reviews Document List
Updated/Revised Date: 2022-04-09
Summary: Archive of published articles and documents from the Disabled World Accessible Games and Gaming category. Although some of these documents may have since been updated, re-written, replaced, or revised, they are sorted below by their original publish date. The most recent publications are listed at the top of the table with older articles being listed in descending order by the date they were created.
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Accessible Games and Gaming Publications - (75 Articles)
Restricting Gambling Advertising May Reduce Harm
A new study of the evidence has shown gambling advertising restriction could reduce possible related harm, especially to vulnerable individuals.
Publish Date: 2023-01-26 - Updated: 2023-01-27
Detecting ADHD with VR Game EPELI
EPELI, a virtual reality game offers an objective assessment of attention deficit disorders (ADHD) and may lead to an improved therapeutic approach.
Publish Date: 2022-12-22 - Updated: 2023-01-03
Parents May No Longer Argue Gamers Indulge in Brainless Activities
Video games can be made to engage and characterize distinct cognitive abilities while still retaining the entertainment value that popular titles offer.
Publish Date: 2022-09-08 - Updated: 2023-01-04
Reasons for Gaming Rage in Children
The study shows that the reasons behind gamer rage in digital gaming are very complex and that children are good at naming them.
Publish Date: 2022-08-24 - Updated: 2023-01-04
Gaming Disorder Disability: Video Game Addiction (VGA)
Information regarding video game addiction, a problematic, compulsive use of video games resulting in significant inability to function in various life domains over a prolonged period of time.
Publish Date: 2021-12-08
One Button Games for Disabled
One Button Games provides an assortment of games that can be played by users with learning or physical difficulties using a single input device such as single key-press, mouse button, foot mouse or pedal, or other input device.
Publish Date: 2021-09-24
Best Video Games for Visually-Impaired Gamers
In-depth look at top rated and most accessible video and board games reveals how well the industry supports visually-impaired gamers.
Publish Date: 2021-03-13
Emotional, Social, and Developmental Benefits of Gaming
Expert psychologists and doctors reveal the benefits of gaming, especially during the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic.
Publish Date: 2020-12-04 - Updated: 2021-02-09
BigBoxPlay: Fun Modular STEM Toys for Children
BigBoxPlay STEM play system focuses on physical free play, tactile/multi-sensory learning, creativity and imagination for children 2-8 years old and is based on kids love of building forts from cardboard boxes.
Publish Date: 2020-06-18 - Updated: 2022-09-17
Global Access to Serious Games and Content for Kids Brain Health
The Uncomplicated Family Group launches Kids Digital Health - a collection of universally accessible serious games and content for children and families with complex needs.
Publish Date: 2020-04-02 - Updated: 2020-04-05
Pitch Black: A Dusklight Story - Accessible Audio Game
Pitch Black is a binaural audio game, entirely accessible to blind and partially sighted people, featuring a fully traversable 3D environment with compelling story, created entirely through sonic environments.
Publish Date: 2019-10-22 - Updated: 2020-03-17
Diversity in the Gaming Industry
New scoring system that ranks games based on their representation of race, gender and disabilities reveals there is still a long way to go to accurately represent the diverse communities playing them.
Publish Date: 2019-08-31 - Updated: 2021-02-09
LEGO Braille Bricks for Blind and Visually Impaired
The Lego Foundation and Lego Group team up with blind associations to pilot Lego Braille Bricks to aid blind and visually impaired to learn through play using LEGO bricks.
Publish Date: 2019-04-24
Equal Access to Racing Video Games for Blind Gamers
RAD audio based interface can easily be integrated into existing video games, enabling the blind to play video games with the same speed and control as sighted players, with full 3D graphics and complex challenging racetracks.
Publish Date: 2018-03-06 - Updated: 2018-05-01
Video Game Improves Balance in Youth With Autism
Playing a video game that rewards participants for holding various ninja poses could help children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) improve their balance.
Publish Date: 2017-11-22 - Updated: 2020-05-31
Social Mobile Gaming Boosts Rehabilitation for Patients with Physical Disabilities
Balloon Buddies game is designed to level the playing field by allowing healthy participants to support the less abled player.
Publish Date: 2017-11-20
Enabling Devices: Toys for Special Needs Children
Enabling Devices is full of resources and multimedia product information and offers consumers a streamlined approach to selecting and ordering products.
Publish Date: 2017-10-26 - Updated: 2021-08-12
When Children Are Allowed TV and Games in Bedroom
Education, health and behavior problems arise when children allowed televisions, mobile devices, and video game systems in their bedroom.
Publish Date: 2017-09-26 - Updated: 2021-12-08
Initiative Empowers Disabled Gamers to Shape the Future of Accessibility in the Video Game Industry
Player Panels enlists gamers with disabilities to work with game companies and researchers as accessibility testers to help improve accessibility technologies and game design practices.
Publish Date: 2017-07-05
Candy Squad Game: Gaze-Control Makes VR Gaming Approachable and Accessible
The Candy Squad game with gaze-controlled and zero-nausea features make Virtual Reality gaming approachable and accessible to everyone.
Publish Date: 2017-06-17 - Updated: 2018-05-01
AbleGamers Center for Inclusive Play facility Opens in Charles Town, West Virginia
Digital accessibility firm SSB BART Group provides generous grant, enabling AbleGamers Foundation to offer enhanced disability educational resources and direct support.
Publish Date: 2017-05-01
WalkinVR: Virtual Reality Controller for Disabled
WalkinVR lets people with disabilities control all virtual reality movements using just the vr controller and its buttons.
Publish Date: 2017-04-04 - Updated: 2018-05-01
CES 2017: HTC VIVE Showcases Virtual Reality Products and Updates
HTC VIVE at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show features over 30 VR demonstrations including entertainment, health and medical, enterprise and education categories.
Publish Date: 2017-01-07 - Updated: 2018-10-07
I Can FLY Virtual Reality Initiative for Veterans with Disabilities
Technology enables veterans with disabilities opportunity to enjoy 360 degree virtual reality live broadcasts.
Publish Date: 2016-09-27 - Updated: 2020-09-24
How Much Time Should Kids Spend Playing Video Games
Study reveals playing video games for a limited amount of time can provide benefits to children, but too much can be detrimental.
Publish Date: 2016-09-13
Feet Operated Game Controller for Upper-limb Amputees
Novel controller allows video gamer who lacks hands to compete with his feet - device for upper-limb amputees earns honors for biomedical engineering grad students.
Publish Date: 2016-06-29 - Updated: 2018-05-01
Adaptoys : Toys For People Living with Paralysis
Adaptoys are adapted versions of popular toys that allow people with physical disabilities to experience the joy of actively playing with their families.
Publish Date: 2016-05-02 - Updated: 2020-06-06
Virtual Reality Code of Conduct & Ethical Concerns
Concerns regarding consequences for psychological states and self-image of users in virtual environments.
Publish Date: 2016-03-04
Text-Based Viewer Opens 2nd Life and Virtual Worlds to Disabled
Radegast new text-based viewer allows the blind community to play games such as Second Life.
Publish Date: 2015-09-01 - Updated: 2020-12-22
Monoma: Training and Rehabilitation Via Games and Music
Monoma is a creative and interactive product for people with additional needs, which is used for cognitive, occupational, music therapy and special education needs training.
Publish Date: 2015-03-03 - Updated: 2020-10-05
Using Puzzles and Blocks to Build Child Spatial Skills
Children who play frequently with puzzles, blocks, and board games tend to have better spatial reasoning ability.
Publish Date: 2015-02-07 - Updated: 2021-01-28
Timocco Special Needs Gaming and Skill Tracking
Timocco virtual motion gaming software platform for kids with special needs granted patent for object tracking technology.
Publish Date: 2015-01-07 - Updated: 2021-09-29
Computer Game to Help Children with Disability Live Independently
Researchers are testing new computer game which they hope could help children with disabilities lead independent lives.
Publish Date: 2014-11-04 - Updated: 2018-05-01
TriadCity Talking Client for Blind or Vision Impaired Players
Blind or visually impaired players needed as alpha testers for SmartMonsters new TriadCity game.
Publish Date: 2014-10-21 - Updated: 2022-03-21
Slot Machine Payouts Are Not Random - Here's Why
Are slots really random? Explanation of why slot machines are not quite as random as both land-based and online casinos say they are.
Publish Date: 2014-03-11 - Updated: 2023-01-18
Re-Mission 2: Nanobot's Revenge - Free Cancer Fighting Game App
Re-Mission 2 Nanobots Revenge is a free app available for Android and Apple mobile devices designed to help young cancer patients fight their disease.
Publish Date: 2013-08-23 - Updated: 2019-04-29
TriadCity Text Based Virtual World Game
Review of TriadCity an advanced text based virtual world game with a literary orientation where you read and type in order to play.
Publish Date: 2012-09-25 - Updated: 2022-02-02
Includification: Accessibility Guide for Video Game Developers
Includification is an illustrated guide for video game developers and publishers for designing accessible games for the disabled community.
Publish Date: 2012-09-14 - Updated: 2016-04-01
Video Gaming and Children with Cerebral Palsy
Research finds video games like Nintendo Wii promote physical activity in children with cerebral palsy and may help rehabilitation therapy.
Publish Date: 2012-05-09 - Updated: 2022-05-23
Brain Swaggle Game Combines Chess with Scrabble to Sharpen Cognitive Skills
Brain Swaggle online game gaining reputation among teachers caregivers and medical professionals as fun and effective way to hone brain fitness.
Publish Date: 2012-01-09 - Updated: 2013-11-10
Bingo Helps Researchers Study Perception Deficits
High contrast and large bingo cards boost thinking and playing skills for people with cognitive difficulties and visual perception problems produced by Alzheimers and Parkinsons disease.
Publish Date: 2012-01-08 - Updated: 2019-03-11
Sara and Hiyah Software for Children with Disabilities
The programs are based on high interest topics that include holidays, nursery rhymes, and birthday themes. Every single one of these games is educational, fun, and beneficial for children with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2012-01-07 - Updated: 2022-05-08
Yahtzee Dice Game: Play Free Online Yahtzee
Play our fun and easy free online yahtzee game with instructions and no download needed loads of fun for all the family.
Publish Date: 2012-01-01 - Updated: 2022-03-17
Phylo Online Video Game Helps Advance Genetic Research
Phylo is designed to allow casual game players to contribute to scientific research by arranging multiple sequences of colored blocks that represent human DNA.
Publish Date: 2011-12-06 - Updated: 2022-05-24
Choosing the Right Toy for Special Needs Children
How to choose the best toys to suit your special needs child age and playing abilities.
Publish Date: 2011-09-26 - Updated: 2013-06-12
ToysRUs Toy Guide for Special Needs Children
ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids featuring reliable toy recommendations for children with special needs.
Publish Date: 2011-08-26 - Updated: 2022-01-05
Fragpedal Dual PC Gaming Foot Pedal Controls
Fragpedal Dual is a 2 button controller allowing gamers to offload commands to their feet so their hands can stay where they are needed most.
Publish Date: 2011-08-19 - Updated: 2022-01-11
Xbox 360 Accessibility Controller Mods Enhance Gamer Mobility
Ben Heck reconfigures Xbox 360TM gaming controllers into split controllers to increase accessibility and mobility for individuals with physical disabilities.
Publish Date: 2011-08-08 - Updated: 2022-01-22
New Edition of Fragpedal Quad Gaming Pedal
Good Work Systems releases the Fragpedal Quad, the newest edition in the only line of foot pedals designed specifically for all types of PC gaming.
Publish Date: 2011-07-16 - Updated: 2022-02-10
2012 Montreal World Video Games
The first Montreal Video World Games is expected to be held in July 2012 at the Palais des congres de Montreal.
Publish Date: 2011-06-08 - Updated: 2011-06-09
Slug Bugs Game - iPhone 3D Audio Games
Slug Bugs is a free game for iPhone developed by Action = Reaction Labs with 3D Binaural Audio that will dominate the future of gaming audio.
Publish Date: 2011-06-03
Video Game Helps Children with Autism
Small Steps Big Skills is a video game for children with Autism that combines Applied Behavior Analysis methods.
Publish Date: 2011-04-26
Accessible Games Websites
Accessible games and puzzles for persons with disabilities including the blind and sight impaired.
Publish Date: 2011-03-16 - Updated: 2016-06-11
Video Games Demonstrate Significant Ability to Reduce Depression and Anxiety
Efficacy of casual video games in reducing symptoms of depression and anxiety as a co-morbid condition.
Publish Date: 2011-02-20
College Students and Online Role Playing Game Addiction
College Students Lose Sleep and Miss Meals Due to Online Role Playing Games.
Publish Date: 2010-12-17
Holiday Toys and Gift Ideas for Children with Autism
Buying the perfect gift for children with autism and special needs can be accomplished by using a little imagination and some tips from an expert.
Publish Date: 2010-11-23
Play Master Cribbage Online Against Computer Jake
Fun free online Cribbage game with great graphics sound and voice where you play against Jake the computer Crib player.
Publish Date: 2010-11-14 - Updated: 2022-04-14
Finding the Right Toy for Children with Disabilities
There is a trend among gift givers outside the immediate family to buy presents for differently abled children that are educational or meant to help with a disability.
Publish Date: 2010-11-13
Top 10 Toys for Christmas
Christmas gift ideas which Littlewoods expects to be the most sought-after this year are hi-tech gadgets such as robotic hamsters and video cameras.
Publish Date: 2010-10-24
Video Gaming Prepares Brain for Bigger Tasks
Article to show your parents to get them off your back if you are a dedicated video gamer.
Publish Date: 2010-09-24 - Updated: 2013-11-10
Xbox Live for Movies, Games and Chatting with Friends
Information about Xbox live and uses including playing games listening to music or watching movies.
Publish Date: 2010-08-30 - Updated: 2010-08-31
ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids
ToysRus release guide for differently abled kids a selection of toys for parents of children with special needs.
Publish Date: 2010-08-18 - Updated: 2019-05-20
Playing Video Games Before Bed has Mild Effect on Adolescent Sleep
Study finds that playing a video game before bedtime has only a mild effect on adolescent sleep.
Publish Date: 2010-04-16
PlayStation Game System Improves Hand Function in Teens with Cerebral Palsy
Modified home Playstation video game shows promise for improving hand function in teens with Cerebral Palsy.
Publish Date: 2010-03-17
One Handed Game Controller for Playstation and PC
Playstation 2 or 3 and PC game controller allows for one-handed use for those with disabilities.
Publish Date: 2010-02-09 - Updated: 2019-01-16
Visiting Las Vegas to Play Slots
Accessibility information for seniors and persons with a disability, including wheelchair users visiting Las Vegas to play slot machines.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2022-06-13
Online Casinos for Elderly, Seniors and Disabled
Information on accessible online casinos for seniors and persons with disabilities that can be played from home.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2022-06-13
Online Bingo Games for Seniors and Disabled
Information for anyone wishing to learn about playing online Bingo games for companionship, fun and enjoyment.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2022-06-13
Free Bubble Shooter Game: Includes Hints and Tips for Playing
Classic Bubble Shooter game that is free to play. Includes playing hints and tips and instructions detailing how to get a high score.
Publish Date: 2010-02-01 - Updated: 2022-03-17
Diminished Proactive Attention in Action Video Game Players
Video games have different effects on two types of cognitive activity proactive and reactive attention.
Publish Date: 2009-10-14 - Updated: 2016-09-12
Beaterator Now Available in Stores and Download on PlayStation Network
Beaterator available at retail on UMD and digitally from PlayStation Network internationally on October 2, 2009.
Publish Date: 2009-10-03 - Updated: 2010-07-13
Benefits of Teaching Chess to Children
Children learn important decision making skills as they gain expertise in the game of chess.
Publish Date: 2009-07-31 - Updated: 2016-09-12
Action Video Games Improve Vision
Video games that involve high levels of action such as first person-shooter games increase a players vision.
Publish Date: 2009-03-29 - Updated: 2009-07-31
World of Warcraft Blamed for Bad mental and Physical health
Symptoms of being addicted to a video game such as World of Warcraft (WOW).
Publish Date: 2009-02-09 - Updated: 2020-01-10
Toys for a Child with Disability
Finding the right age appropriate toy that will accommodate the play needs of a child with a disability.
Publish Date: 2009-02-09 - Updated: 2013-06-12
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