Category Archives: Recreation and Leisure

Eye-Music Concert at the Opera House

http://www.ispeech.org Eye-Music Concert at the Opera House: Psykinetic, Jess Irwin and the APQSeptember 4, 2016|PsykineticA true collaboration between Dr Jordan Nguyen with his social business Psykinetic, the Australia Piano Quartet, and new musician Jess Irwin. This innovation was created to … Continue reading

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The EyeHarp – Everybody should have access to playing music

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech What is the EyeHarp The EyeHarp is a gaze-controlled music interface. It aims to allow people with physical disabilities learn and play music. It is open source and free to download and use. It forms part of the master and … Continue reading

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Gamin Accessibility Conference: February 27th, 2017 Mission Bay Conference Centre, San Francisco

http://www.ispeech.org Disability is a mismatch between a person and their environment, resulting in barriers performing day-to-day tasks, including gaming. These barriers are often unnecessary. Accessibility simply means avoiding those unnecessary barriers. This often means reinforcing how information is communicated, and … Continue reading

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One-Handed Gameplay (Concept) – Giant Bomb

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech This concept is for games that are designed to be playable using only one hand. However, this excludes games that can be somewhat played with one hand by skilled players. Examples: Suikoden III has a specific control set that … Continue reading

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Kids, Music ‘n’ Autism | Bringing out the Music in Your Child | Dorita S. Berger

TTS Demo Many children with autism feel a natural connection with music, but don’t always find it easy to participate in musical activities. Packed with tips, advice and activities, this book shows how music and rhythm can help with brain … Continue reading

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Warriors on Wheels

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Warriors on Wheels has been empowering individuals with disabilities in Albany for twenty-five years. Founded by trainer Ned Norton in 1988, the Warriors program uses a strength and conditioning fitness regimen to enhance life skills and independence for individuals … Continue reading

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Gamasutra: Ian Hamilton’s Blog – VR & accessibility

Text to Speech Virtual reality brings some fantastic opportunities for people with disabilities. New experiences, therapeutic benefits, even accessibility for people who have better head control than hand control. But it also brings considerable new barriers, with great potential to … Continue reading

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BLINCAM | Wearable Camera

http://www.ispeech.org BLINCAM is a wearable camera that attaches to any pair of eyeglasses. All you have to do is wink to capture any moment you see, exactly as it happens. Beautiful scenery, smiling faces, authentic moments you spend with your … Continue reading

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity | iPad Musical Creativity Apps

http://www.ispeech.org At the OTA / EncycloMedia 2016 Conference in Oklahoma City, keynote speaker Shannon M. Miller (@shannonmmiller) shared a wealth of apps, websites, and project ideas in her breakout session, “Igniting Innovation and Creativity in Our Makerspaces With Digital Tools … Continue reading

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