• New York Abilities Expo
    New York Metro
    May 5-7, 2017
    New Jersey Convention & Expo Center
    Fri. 11am-5pm | Sat. 10am-6pm | Sun 11am-4pm

AbleGamers: Leveling the Gaming Field

Adaptive Gaming Pavilion: All day, every day

"I believe that there is nothing more powerful for people with disabilities than the freedom that only video games can provide," said Mark Barlet, founder of AbleGamers. "It is an art form that allows us to all run, jump and be whatever we want to be."

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Contrary to what mom always said, video games will not rot your brain. Instead, they are an important tool for the community. Gaming allows individuals with disabilities to experience situations that may be difficult or limited in the real world. They provide social networking opportunities to maintain mental and emotional health while engaging in one of the world's predominant pastimes.

Gaming is not just a means to an end. It's a means and an end.

Recognizing the power of this medium, AbleGames is committed to extending its reach, advocating for greater access to video games for the disability community. They are a leader in the development of adaptive equipment, programs and services for those living with disabilities, hardships and quality-of-life issues that are a result of chronic illness or trauma.

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They have the largest community portal for gamers with disabilities and more than 200 mainstream titles reviewed specifically for their accessibility. They also work closely with developers to assist in achieving the highest level of accessibility.

Stop by the Adaptive Gaming Pavilion in Booth #1117 at Abilities Expo and test drive the adaptive gaming equipment for yourself!

For more on AbleGamers Charity, visit www.ablegamers.com.

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