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Accessible Games: Assistive Gaming - Puzzles, Arcade and Brain Games Reviews Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Games and Gaming category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Accessible Games: Assistive Gaming - Puzzles, Arcade and Brain Games Reviews Publications

2018-03-06 : 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.

2017-11-22 : 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.

2017-11-20 : 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.

2017-10-26 : Enabling Devices - Toys for Special Needs Children - Launches New Website : Enabling Devices, formerly Toys for Special Children, announces launch of new state-of-the-art website and online catalog.

2017-09-26 : When Children Are Allowed TV, Video Games in Bedroom, School, Health and Behavior Suffer : Study demonstrates consequences of allowing children to have TV and video game systems in their bedroom.

2017-07-05 : 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.

2017-06-17 : 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.

2017-05-01 : 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.

2017-04-04 : WalkinVR: Virtual Reality Controller for Disabled : WalkinVR lets people with disabilities control all virtual reality movements using just the vr controller and its buttons.

2017-01-07 : 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.

2016-09-27 : I Can FLY - Virtual Reality Initiative for Veterans with Disabilities : Technology enables veterans with disabilities opportunity to enjoy 360 degree virtual reality live broadcasts.

2016-09-13 : 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.

2016-06-29 : 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.

2016-05-02 : 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.

2016-03-04 : Virtual Reality Code of Conduct & Ethical Concerns : Concerns regarding consequences for psychological states and self-image of users in virtual environments.

2015-09-01 : Text-Based Viewer Opens Second Life and Other Virtual Worlds to Disabled : Radegast new text-based viewer allows the blind community to play games such as Second Life.

2015-03-03 : Monoma: Training & Rehabilitation Through Games & Music : Monoma is a modular set of tactile and wireless units that are dynamic, touch sensitive and contain LED lights.

2015-02-07 : Using Puzzles and Blocks to Build Children's Spatial Skills : Children who play frequently with puzzles, blocks, and board games tend to have better spatial reasoning ability.

2015-01-07 : Timocco Special Needs VR Gaming : Timocco virtual motion gaming software platform for kids with special needs granted patent for object tracking technology.

2014-11-04 : 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.

2014-10-21 : TriadCity Talking Client for Blind or Vision Impaired Players - Alpha Testers Needed : Blind or visually impaired players needed as alpha testers for SmartMonsters new TriadCity game.

2013-08-23 : 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.

2012-09-25 : 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.

2012-09-14 : 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.

2012-05-09 : Video Gaming for with Children with Cerebral Palsy : Research finds video games like Nintendo Wii promote physical activity in children with cerebral palsy and may help rehabilitation therapy.

2012-01-09 : 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.

2012-01-08 : The Game of 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.

2012-01-07 : Sara and Hiyah Software for Children with Disabilities : The programs Sara has created are based on high interest topics that include holidays nursery rhymes and birthday themes.

2012-01-01 : 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.

2011-12-06 : 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.

2011-09-26 : Choosing the Right Toy for Special Needs Children : How to choose the best toys to suit your special needs child age and playing abilities.

2011-08-26 : Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids 2011 Now Available : 2011 edition of ToysRUs Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids featuring reliable toy recommendations for children with special needs.

2011-08-19 : 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.

2011-08-08 : 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.

2011-07-16 : New Edition of Fragpedal Quad Gaming Pedal : The Fragpedal Quad buttons give a durable and realistic pedal feel for able and disabled gamers and improves on its predecessors design.

2011-06-08 : 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.

2011-06-03 : 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.

2011-04-26 : Video Game Helps Children with Autism : Small Steps Big Skills is a video game for children with Autism that combines Applied Behavior Analysis methods.

2011-03-16 : Accessible Games Websites : Accessible games and puzzles for persons with disabilities including the blind and sight impaired.

2011-02-20 : 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.

2010-12-17 : College Students and Online Role Playing Game Addiction : College Students Lose Sleep and Miss Meals Due to Online Role Playing Games.

2010-11-23 : 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.

2010-11-14 : Play Master Cribbage Online Against Computer Opponent Jake : Fun free online Cribbage game with great graphics sound and voice where you play against Jake the computer Crib player.

2010-11-13 : 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.

2010-10-24 : 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.

2010-09-24 : 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.

2010-08-30 : Xbox Live for Movies, Games and Chatting with Friends : Information about Xbox live and uses including playing games listening to music or watching movies.

2010-08-18 : Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids : Toys Us release guide for differently abled kids a selection of toys for parents of children with special needs.

2010-04-16 : 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.

2010-03-17 : 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.

2010-02-09 : One Handed Game Controller for Playstation and PC : New Playstation 2 - 3 and PC game controller allows for one-handed use for those with disabilities.

2010-02-01 : 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.

2010-02-01 : Online Casinos for the Elderly and Disabled : Information on accessible online Casinos for seniors and persons with disabilities who may be homebound.

2010-02-01 : Information on Playing Online Bingo for Seniors : Information for persons wishing to learn about playing online Bingo games for fun and enjoyment.

2010-02-01 : Free Bubble Shooter Game: Includes Hints and Tips for Playing : Bubble shooter game that is free to play plus playing hints and tips on how to get a high score.

2009-10-14 : Diminished Proactive Attention in Action Video Game Players : Video games have different effects on two types of cognitive activity proactive and reactive attention.

2009-10-03 : 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.

2009-07-31 : Benefits of Teaching Chess to Children : Children learn important decision making skills as they gain expertise in the game of chess.

2009-03-29 : Action Video Games Improve Vision : Video games that involve high levels of action such as first person-shooter games increase a players vision.

2009-02-09 : World of Warcraft Blamed for Bad mental and Physical health : Symptoms of being addicted to a video game such as World of Warcraft (WOW).

2009-02-09 : Toys for a Child with Disability : Finding the right age appropriate toy that will accommodate the play needs of a child with a disability.

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