The AbleGamers Foundation has announces that they have partnered with New York State Senator Roxanne J. Persaud to present Game Accessibility Means Equality (G.A.M.E.) Day on May 16, 2019. The event will be hosted at Brookdale University Hospital Cafeteria in Brooklyn, New York, and will feature hands-on demonstrations of the latest accessibility technologies and discussions featuring Senator Persaud and AbleGamers leadership about issues affecting those with disabilities — and how video games can be a central part of their solution.
New technological advancements — many created in partnership with The AbleGamers Foundation — allow people to enjoy video games despite their physical limitations. As part of G.A.M.E. Day, media and members of the public are invited to enjoy demonstrations of some of the latest video game related assistive technologies — including the Xbox Adaptive Controller — and to meet the accessibility experts making dreams come true for people with disabilities.
New York Senator Roxanne J. Persaud is a renowned advocate for women’s rights and a fierce champion in the pursuit of the many challenging social issues affecting New Yorkers. For this event, Senator Persaud has partnered with the AbleGamers Foundation to highlight the significantly positive role video games can play in the lives of those with disabilities and to celebrate advancements in accessibility throughout interactive entertainment.
AbleGamers and Senator Persaud will be at Brookdale University Hospital Cafeteria in Brooklyn, New York, from 4 to 6 PM EDT on May 16, 2019. Advanced registration is required. Those interested in attending can register by calling 1-518-455-2788.