Mario Marušić, Austria

Deejay Ridinaro

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As a young man, Mario Marušić had an accident during his summer holidays somewhere in Croatia. His life changed upside-down, as it left him quadriplegic. He lost his apprenticeship and had to go on with life on wheels. However, thanks to resiliency and great support of his family, Mario was able to transform himself, becoming the well-known Deejay Ridinaro. Using assistive technology and grooving beats he makes people dance all night long, might it be at one of the largest open Air festivals in Europe (Danube Island Festival in Vienna) or, if you like, at your wedding party. In addition, he is totally into gaming – almost unbeatable!

MY SESSIONS

Oct 17th 2019.
  11:30 - 11:45 a.m.    

Accessible Gaming for People with Disabilities

About session

In this lecture, you will learn:

  • 5 ways of using X-Box, PlayStation and Computer Games by People with Disabilities and which one works best, when it comes to beating Gamers without Disability ;-),
  • why Deejay Ridinaro loves his mouth operated IntegraMouse for sampling Music and Computer Games,
  • how to adapt Gaming Consoles and Computers in order to meet the needs of disabled Gamers,
  • why Gaming effects young people with disabilities in a way you could never imagine.