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The Ablegamers Foundation Inc

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Causes: Civil Rights, Disabilities, Disabled Persons Rights, Science & Technology, Technology

Mission: The AbleGamers Foundation is committed in supporting the advancement of accessibility in the digital entertainment space so that all people with disabilities can enjoy the digital world.

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Board Member

Rating: 5

Having worked with Ablegamers since July, I have gotten a great appreciation for the dedication and passion Mark has...The cause is one of great value and deserves any and all help it can get...as a board member the organization is advocating for the future of the disabled as well as the adaptation of not only educational venues , but public venues as well...The time is now for any and all help for this valuable organization made of of strickly voluntary staff and writers as well as board members...As a Allied health profession I fell that contributing is a way of giving back to this organization...

Suzanne R.

Board Member

Rating: 5

I have worked with Ablegamers for over a year. They put together an amazing Accessibility Day at Games for Health in Boston last year, and also hosted a Game Arcade where people could come and play video games using adaptive switches and joysticks. Mark Barlet's passion for helping people with disabilities get more access to digital entertainment is infectious, and he was just honored by New York City's Mayor Bloomberg for his efforts. Ablegamers also works to help non-profits build computer accessibility into places like youth centers. The writers for the website, ablegamers.com, are an authentic community of disabled gamers and Mark has given them a place to talk about gaming and the devices and workarounds that will help give them a more fruitful gaming experience. I'm honored to be a member of the advisory board, and plan to continue working with Mark and his team as they advance accessibility for everyone.