Salem, MA - June 14, 2012
Constance Steinkuehler Squire, Senior Policy Analyst at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, today accepted a briefing book containing material developed by 7-128 Software.
This briefing book was developed at the Enabled Play Game Accessiblity Day, part of the 2012 Games for Health Conference, held in Boston, MA.
The book contains a paper, "Gaming and Accessibility - A Collision Course", written by Eleanor Robinson, Chief Operating Officer of 7-128 Software, in conjunction with Stephanie M. Walker of the AbleGamers Foundation.
The paper addresses the changing U.S. demographics and their effect on accessibility issues in computer gaming.
It is based on current research conducted by Robinson and Walker.
The briefing book also contains references to resources developed by 7-128 Software, including:
Top 25 Web Sites for Gamers who are Blind, Deaf, or Motion Impaired
BlindComputerGames.com, a Web site for developers of games for the blind
ABOUT 7-128 Software
7-128 Software is a small Salem software company that is unique in that many of its mainstream videogames are designed from the start to be playable also by the blind, the deaf, or the motion impaired.
Its more than 30 games include the Inspector Cyndi in Newport series, word games, and puzzle games. Itís game, Here comes the Duck! is possibly the only computer game anywhere playable by a blind two-year old.
For more information contact:
Cynthia A. Geller V.P. Marketing and Sales 7-128 Software