Accessibility in Role-Playing Gaming


    Decades of background in accessibility research and advocacy for gaming, gaming events, ADA and HIPAA compliance audits, and especially role-playing game design and considerations for accessibility in all formats: tabletop, live-action, electronic, and hybrids.

    Accessibility, education, and recreational therapy consulting or direct services for populations ranging from 2.5 year old non-verbal Autism spectrum, people with brain injuries, through senior adults with cognitive impairments, and a wide range in between. In addition to direct client programs also provide professional training as well as programs for  community, educational, and therapeutic settings.

    Example projects:

    • Muscular Dystrophy Association RPG programs - https://www2.rpgresearch.com/blog/testimonial-mda-2017

    • SpoCon Convention Accessibility Project - https://w3.rpgresearch.com/research/populations/accessibility-inclusiveness 

    • Brain-injury & Spinal Cord Injury programs at Saint Luke's Rehabilitation - https://w3.rpgresearch.com/community/partners 

    • RPG Professional Handbook of Practice with World Health Organization ICF/ICD Codes & Recommended Adaptations - <pending>


    Additional relevant links:

    • Accessible RPG - http://accessiblerpg.com

    • ASL RPG - http://aslrpg.com

    • RPG Research - http://rpgresearch.com - RPG Research is a huge advocate for accessibility in gaming. 

    • Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) controlled RPG Development - http://bcirpg.com

    • Inspirisles BSL & ASL RPG - <pending>

    • RPG Therapeutics LLC - http://rpg.llc

    • Spokane ASL Study Group - http://www.spokaneasl.com

    • Wheelchair Accessible RPG Bus & RPG Trailers - http://rpgmobile.com 



    Event Accessibility Checklists

    • RPG Research Example for SpoCon <Pending>




    Videos, Audio, Panels, Transcription, & Training Sessions on Accessibility in Gaming

    • <Pending>



    Additional resources from other providers coming soon!

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    Accessibility in Gaming Resources List

    RPG.LLC Resources

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    Mobility Resources

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    Brain-Computer Interface Games (BCI Games)

    BCI Game Jame - <pending>

    BCI MOERPG Project - Brain-Computer Interface Multiplayer Online Electronic Role-Playing Game Project - https://bcirpg.com

    NME  - Neural Matrix Entertainment - <pending>