Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Xbox Accessibility Boss Anita Mortaloni Talks Gaming Inclusivity, Celebrating The Disability Community In New Interview
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Oct 24, 2022,01:46pm EDT|
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Anita Mortaloni leads Xbox’s accessibility efforts.
Earlier this month, Microsoft-owned Xbox held what they called an accessibility showcase during which a slew of new accessibility-centric updates were shared. The event was an in-person soiree held at Microsoft’s Inclusive Tech Lab in Redmond, Washington. Xbox accessibility boss Anita Mortaloni detailed the enhancements in a post on the organization’s blog, which was published October 13th.
“When we make our experiences, games, and platforms accessible [to people with disabilities], more people get to experience the power of connection that comes from play—be it bonding with their family, seeing themselves reflected in a game, or the joy that comes from helping others discover the fun of gaming,” Mortaloni wrote in the post. “As we work toward that future of [...]
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