TechKnowledgy Webinar- Video Games: The Common Thread Among Students

Description:

In this webinar we will talk about how communities are built around video games, and how students with disabilities are able to make meaningful long-term friendships using a shared love for a game.

Presenter: Mark Barlet, Founder, The AbleGamers Charity, www.ablegamers.org

Mark Barlet has 25 years of hands-on experience in the technology and assistive technology fields. Widely regarded as one of the leaders of 508 accessibility, Mark manages a team of high-end accessibility experts through his veteran-founded business, The Barlet Group, as well as the highly trained assistive technology experts at AbleGamers. He has trained, assessed, managed, and supported hundreds of people with disabilities. Mark has worked for the Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and other departments since leaving the
Air Force in 1996 as a service-related injured veteran. From 2005-Present, Mark has traveled around the globe giving speeches about accessibility, assistive technology, and video game adjacent disability topics for organizations such as Microsoft, Yahoo, and other Fortune 500 companies bringing the inspirational message of his perseverance and bringing fun and returning joy to those in need.

Date(s):


5/2/2018 12:00 PM - 5/2/2018 1:00 PM,
5/2/2018 3:00 PM - 5/2/2018 4:00 PM

Tag(s):

All Disabilities Assistive Technology Communication - AT Computer Access - AT Recreation Social/Emotional