Accessible Recreation Opportunities for Gamers of All Abilities

Accessible Recreation Opportunities for Gamers of All Abilities

Next week Texans will be receiving all kinds of gifts including popular video games. Advances in accessibility have made it possible for people with disabilities of all ages to enjoy video gaming. GCPD shares this article from Austin 360 with our readers and wishes you a Merry Christmas.

Meet the 9-year-old Austin-area best friends behind Microsoft’s emotional viral commercial- Source: Austin360 

Microsoft’s newest national commercial has a heartwarming message of inclusivity, yet even more touching than the ad itself is the deep, unwavering, real-life friendship between the two Austin-area 9-year-olds who star in it. The ad, called “Reindeer Games,” starts with a young boy sprinting through his snowy neighborhood, corralling friends with the words, “He’s gonna do it! You’ve got to see this!”

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To learn more about the ways accessibility is evolving, check out these links:

The 21st Century Communications and Video Game Accessibility Act (CVAA) regulations can be found at the Federal Communication Commission website, go to

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