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Tuesday, July 14 • 12:40pm - 1:25pm
Simple Accessibility Practices to Expand Games’ Reach

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Broadening accessibility makes sense: legal requirements must be met; we want games to reach the widest audience; and it’s also the right thing to do. However, it’s not without its challenges. There are easy steps design teams can take to improve the accessibility of their games. Panelists will share some of the most common design needs, and offer specific examples of how they make small changes to their designs to expand use to different audiences.

Moderators
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Barbara Chamberlin

Professor, Developer, Researcher, NMSU Learning Games Lab
Dr. Chamberlin oversees research and development at the Learning Games Lab at New Mexico State University, a non-profit educational production studio. She has a passion for user testing, math and science education, and hands-on learning. Her current projects include apps for pre-school... Read More →

Speakers
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Allisyn Levy

VP, Product Lead, BrainPOP
Since joining BrainPOP in 2007, Allisyn Levy has played an integral role in the creation, launch, and continued development of BrainPOP Educators, our online professional community. Now, as VP, Project Lead, Allisyn oversees BrainPOP’s Creativity Tools as well as GameUp.  She has... Read More →
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Peter Stidwill

Executive Producer, FableVision Studios
As FableVision’s Executive Producer, Peter leads the company’s effort to manage multiple animations, games, websites, videos, and museum exhibits simultaneously. He oversees the staffing of the creative studio, ensuring that teams are set up to meet the varied needs of all projects... Read More →
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Matthew Kaplowitz

CEO and Chief Creative Officer, Bridge Multimedia
Matthew Kaplowitz is the parent of a child with disabilities, a jazz aficionado, social entrepreneur and President of Bridge Multimedia, accessibility providers and strategists for television networks, educational publishers, architectural companies, government agencies, corporations... Read More →


Tuesday July 14, 2020 12:40pm - 1:25pm EDT
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