Accessibility in Videogames: Past Triumphs, Current Goals, and Future Challenges
Accessibility educator and pioneer Josh Straub invites developers to a round table to discuss the future of inclusion of people with disabilities in videogames. Come with your questions, your challenges, and be ready to brag about your company’s accessibility efforts as we take this opportunity to build dialog and knowledge designed to help ensure a future where everyone can play.
Josh Straub is the Editor-in-Chief at Can I Play That?, the leading game journalism site for disabled gamers, featuring disability game reviews and perspectives on video game accessibility. He also was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of 1 and has been wheelchair bound all his life. Through his non-profit DAGERSystem and his work as an accessibility consultant he is a leading educator for game developers in the field of accessibility. Straub is also pursuing a Ph.D in Human Factors and Ergonomics at the University of Minnesota.