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Teaching Accessibility
                              Paul Pivec
                        paul.pivec@mac.com




Games for H...
Paul Pivec
        Masters in Game Computing
        Grad Diploma in Education
        PhD in Educational Game Frameworks ...
“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids
          working together and motivating them, the teacher is
  ...
Web Design
            Cascading Style Sheets




Games for Health 2009                www.piveclabs.com
Web Design
            Cascading Style Sheets




Games for Health 2009                www.piveclabs.com
Web Design
            Cascading Style Sheets




Games for Health 2009                www.piveclabs.com
Web Design
            Flash Zoom




Games for Health 2009    www.piveclabs.com
Web Design
            Flash Zoom




Games for Health 2009    www.piveclabs.com
Program Design
            Mouse Clicks




Games for Health 2009      www.piveclabs.com
Program Design
            Screen Reader
            Tablet PCs
            Keyboard Slowdown/Tones
            Narrator
 ...
Program Design
            Screen Reader
            Tablet PCs
            Keyboard Slowdown/Tones
            Narrator
 ...
Program Design
            Screen Reader
            Tablet PCs
            Keyboard Slowdown/Tones
            Narrator
 ...
“The computer was born to solve problems that did
          not exist before.”

          - Bill Gates




Games for Healt...
Accessibility in Game Consoles
            Microsoft xBox
            Sony Playstation
            Nintendo Wii
          ...
Accessibility in Game Consoles
            Microsoft xBox
            Sony Playstation
            Nintendo Wii
          ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students




Games for Health 2009                           www.piveclabs.com
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Christopher
          Athentosis Quadriplegia
          Uses Powerchair
 ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Christopher
          Athentosis Quadriplegia
          Uses Powerchair
 ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Shaun
         Athentosis Triplegia
         Uses Powerchair
         Doe...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Shaun
         Athentosis Triplegia
         Uses Powerchair
         Doe...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Allan
          Spasticity Triplegia
          Uses Powerchair
          ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Allan
          Spasticity Triplegia
          Uses Powerchair
          ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Joseph
         Rigidity Diplegia
         Uses Wheelchair
         Commu...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Joseph
         Rigidity Diplegia
         Uses Wheelchair
         Commu...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Sarah
         Ataxia
         Walks
         Communicates well
         ...
Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students

     Sarah
         Ataxia
         Walks
         Communicates well
         ...
“They cannot kick a ball around outside with their
          siblings, but they can in a computer game. It levels
        ...
Disabilities and Driving

    Advances in vehicle technology, such as power steering and
    automatic cars, have helped m...
Disabilities and Driving
    If you have a physical disability, you should get professional
    assistance from a driving ...
Disabilities and Driving
    If you have a physical disability, you should get professional
    assistance from a driving ...
Disabilities and Driving



             Gran Turismo




Games for Health 2009         www.piveclabs.com
Disabilities and Driving




       Gran Turismo
        V8 Supercar
     Mid-Town Madness
         F1 Racing




Games fo...
Teaching Accessibility

             a change in attitude
             a wider target audience
             more accessibl...
Teaching Accessibility




                             Paul Pivec
                          www.engagelearning.eu
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This presentation will highlight some of the experiences encountered when working with young people suffering from Cerebral Palsy. It will cover which attitudes these young people have towards video games and what they want from game technology. The conclusion will present the research project that involved the development of a driving simulator to enable a young woman with Cerebral Palsy to study for her driving licence exam.

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  1. 1. Teaching Accessibility Paul Pivec paul.pivec@mac.com Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  2. 2. Paul Pivec Masters in Game Computing Grad Diploma in Education PhD in Educational Game Frameworks (completion 2009) 30 years plus in the Industry Currently playing... Dance Dance Revolution Eve Online Guitar Hero Myst Legends of Rock Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  3. 3. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” - Bill Gates Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  4. 4. Web Design Cascading Style Sheets Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  5. 5. Web Design Cascading Style Sheets Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  6. 6. Web Design Cascading Style Sheets Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  7. 7. Web Design Flash Zoom Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  8. 8. Web Design Flash Zoom Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  9. 9. Program Design Mouse Clicks Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  10. 10. Program Design Screen Reader Tablet PCs Keyboard Slowdown/Tones Narrator Speech Recognition Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  11. 11. Program Design Screen Reader Tablet PCs Keyboard Slowdown/Tones Narrator Speech Recognition Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  12. 12. Program Design Screen Reader Tablet PCs Keyboard Slowdown/Tones Narrator Speech Recognition Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  13. 13. “The computer was born to solve problems that did not exist before.” - Bill Gates Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  14. 14. Accessibility in Game Consoles Microsoft xBox Sony Playstation Nintendo Wii Playstation Portable Nintendo DS Apple iPhone Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  15. 15. Accessibility in Game Consoles Microsoft xBox Sony Playstation Nintendo Wii Playstation Poratable Nintendo DS Apple iPhone “Tactile Buttons” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  16. 16. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  17. 17. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Christopher Athentosis Quadriplegia Uses Powerchair Communicates using Pathfinder Uses Head wand Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  18. 18. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Christopher Athentosis Quadriplegia Uses Powerchair Communicates using Pathfinder Uses Head wand Mid-Town Madness “it feels like I am learning to drive.” “drive my wheel chair better.” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  19. 19. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Shaun Athentosis Triplegia Uses Powerchair Does not communicate well Has limited use of one hand Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  20. 20. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Shaun Athentosis Triplegia Uses Powerchair Does not communicate well Has limited use of one hand Mortal Kombat “fighter games teach me self defense” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  21. 21. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Allan Spasticity Triplegia Uses Powerchair Communicates well Has limited use of one hand Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  22. 22. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Allan Spasticity Triplegia Uses Powerchair Communicates well Has some use of one hand Counterstrike “multiplayer games provide fellowship” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  23. 23. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Joseph Rigidity Diplegia Uses Wheelchair Communicates well Has use of both hands Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  24. 24. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Joseph Rigidity Diplegia Uses Wheelchair Communicates well Has use of both hands Microsoft Flight Simulator “makes me feel like a real person” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  25. 25. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Sarah Ataxia Walks Communicates well Has normal use of both hands Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  26. 26. Games designed for Cerebral Palsy students Sarah Ataxia Walks Communicates well Has normal use of both hands EA Sports “I can sometimes beat my brother” Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  27. 27. “They cannot kick a ball around outside with their siblings, but they can in a computer game. It levels the playing field.” - Teacher Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  28. 28. Disabilities and Driving Advances in vehicle technology, such as power steering and automatic cars, have helped make driving possible for people with physical disabilities. In addition, almost any standard production vehicle can be modified. Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  29. 29. Disabilities and Driving If you have a physical disability, you should get professional assistance from a driving assessment service. The service can: test your driving ability on the road give advice on the controls and adaptations you need evaluate your muscle strength and range of movement Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  30. 30. Disabilities and Driving If you have a physical disability, you should get professional assistance from a driving assessment service. The service can: test your driving ability on the road give advice on the controls and adaptations you need evaluate your muscle strength and range of movement Gran Turismo Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  31. 31. Disabilities and Driving Gran Turismo Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  32. 32. Disabilities and Driving Gran Turismo V8 Supercar Mid-Town Madness F1 Racing Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  33. 33. Teaching Accessibility a change in attitude a wider target audience more accessible funding innovative use of game technology Based on Accepted Research Games for Health 2009 www.piveclabs.com
  34. 34. Teaching Accessibility Paul Pivec www.engagelearning.eu www.gamedesigncampus.com www.piveclabs.com Games for Health 2009 paul.pivec@mac.com www.piveclabs.com
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