15dec16:0020:00Accessibility in Games & December Holidays Meetup
On the 15th of December, the Dutch Games Association is hosting a holidays meetup, powered by
On the 15th of December, the Dutch Games Association is hosting a holidays meetup, powered by CLICKNL! Sign-up and join us for some networking and learn more about Accessibility and Inclusivity in gaming.
Nowadays, young people get a lot of their social interactions through video games: chatting via Roblox or voice-calling during a game of Fortnite is the way in which young people now connect with each other. However, this is not always accessible to everyone. People with disabilities who have difficulty using the controls in these games are inadvertently excluded and isolated.
The talk of the evening will be hosted by Paul van der Made. He was only 30 when he suffered a severe brain hemorrhage. Thanks to his rehabilitation he is able to participate in numerous things again. However, his hobby of playing video games remains a challenge. In 2016 he founded the HiPerks Foundation with which he wants to stimulate game development for people with disabilities.
The meetup will be held at Hout & Hop in Utrecht (Europalaan 100, 3526 KS Utrecht).
- 16:00: Start
- 17:00-18:00: Presentation by Paul van der Made and Q&A
- 18:00-20:00: Holidays drinks and networking
(Thursday) 16:00 - 20:00
Hout & Hop
Europalaan 100, 3526 KS Utrecht
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