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Monday, July 12 • 12:40pm - 12:50pm
Gaming Helps Disabled People, and the Fight For Accessibility

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Exploring the ways gaming can help disabled people through escapism, fantasy, and online community, and the importance of making these spaces accessible. I will discuss multiple ways disabled people are often ostracized in gaming, including inaccessibility and ableism, and ways developers and companies can work alongside disabled people to ensure everyone can play and engage.

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Erin Hawley

Digital Content Producer, Easterseals / The Geeky Gimp
Erin Hawley is a content creator with a focus on accessibility and disability representation in media. She has worked with companies like Microsoft, Logitech, Adobe, and Electronic Arts to ensure accessibility and inclusivity is not an afterthought. Her work has been featured in The... Read More →

Monday July 12, 2021 12:40pm - 12:50pm EDT