Carlito was told at a young age that he had Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). DMD is a progressive condition that affects the use of muscles across the entire body. He uses a powered wheelchair
Hudson is nine years old and was born with a limb difference. We connected with him and his family to customize his gaming setup to be more comfortable for his gaming needs.
Jose was about eight years old when his mother got him his first Nintendo system. He knew right away that video games were for him. He played whatever system came out and loved gaming.
Walter is a disabled Army veteran from Florida. Gaming was a large part of his life that he used as a social outlet and fun pastime. His limited strength and dexterity were keeping him
Thad is a hardcore gamer born with no fingers on his right hand. His family calls his right arm his “Lucky fin.” Using his lucky fin, he enjoys a large variety of games such as Minecraft, Halo, Destiny, Overwatch, Roblox,
Milan is a huge fan of gaming, and his Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) made it hard to enjoy his favorite passion. The main issue he was having was that standard controllers easily fatigued his hands the longer he played.
Jessica is from Mascoutah, Illinois. She had been gaming for years on standard controllers, often playing the Sims. She endured a complete C4 spinal Cord injury which changed her world and her ability to game.
Roland is from Kansas City, MO. He suffered a spinal cord injury and a stroke which impacted his life and his ability to game. Ability KC, one of AbleGamers partners, connected Roland to our program.
Michael is from Kansas City, MO. He has been gaming since he was eight years old and was forced to stop after he endured a Traumatic Brain Injury which impacted his life and his ability to game.
Karina B is from St. Catharines, a city in Ontario, Canada. She had to undergo a mandatory surgery that was a matter of life and death. The surgery put her into a coma for four