Erin deWard
  • Female
  • Nyack, NY
  • United States
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Suzy Case Manager liked Erin deWard's discussion project idea for game to teach independent living skills to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities
Jul 17, 2013
Chad LaForce liked Erin deWard's discussion project idea for game to teach independent living skills to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities
Aug 5, 2012
Karen Wagersmith replied to Erin deWard's discussion project idea for game to teach independent living skills to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities in the group The Game Collaboration Exchange
"I think this is a good idea. You must be confident that there is something to teach that is very effective and very gamifiable in that field. I'm in the same boat as far as having no idea whether my project would work or how to proceed, but…"
Jul 30, 2012
Erin deWard and Lorraine Hopping Egan are now friends
Jul 17, 2012
Erin deWard and Randall Fujimoto are now friends
Jul 12, 2012
Sarah Best liked Erin deWard's discussion project idea for game to teach independent living skills to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities
Jul 12, 2012
Sarah Best and Erin deWard are now friends
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard added a discussion to the group The Game Collaboration Exchange
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project idea for game to teach independent living skills to adults and teens with intellectual disabilities

Thanks Sarah. Trying to learn how things work. Nice of you to reach out.I have a project idea - but being a newbie I have no idea whether it would work or how to proceed. Games with customizable avatars (that could look like the person playing) for adults and teen with intellectual disabilities that help teach life skills like - how to tell strangers from acquaintances, workplace comportment, how to keep your room tidy etc.See More
Jul 12, 2012
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The Self Helf Games Division

Addressing the issue of motivation in life through games. Discuss creating environments that allow people to motivate themselves for action, apply the methods developed by psychology of happiness and increase their belief in their own abilities.See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard commented on Sarah Best's group The Game Collaboration Exchange
"I have a project idea - but being a newbie I have no idea whether it would work or how to proceed. Games with customizable avatars (that could look like the person playing) for adults and teen with intellectual disabilities that help teach life…"
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard joined Sarah Best's group
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The Game Collaboration Exchange

Please post your Project ideas or Portfolio in the Forum. Post a good description of your Project idea or your Super Powers in addition to any outside links, so people can see the basic information right away.See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard joined Sarah Best's group
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Health and Games, or Health in Games

By using game mechanics in therapy for heart patients, teaching young diabetics to estimate carbs, help ritualize the keeping of journals for chronically ill patients, shortening feedback loops, increasing collaboration and putting a smile on the face of poor sods (I am one, I may say so  ) – this group will change the world.First one to release, gets a beer at the next meetup!See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard joined Randall Fujimoto's group
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Educational Alternate Reality Games

Join us here to share and discuss your educational ARG projects, ideas, needs, and announcements. Open to anyone interested in the educational potential of ARGs.See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard replied to Sarah Best's discussion What does gender mean to you? in the group Women and Games
"My daughter is currently educating me about gender and the fact that it is nothing more than a social construct - that certain characteristics are assigned maleness and certain characteristics are assigned femaleness...THAT being said, I do think…"
Jul 12, 2012
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Women and Games

A group for discussing topics that particularly affect women and girls in games, gaming, and the game development industry. Gentlemen welcome.See More
Jul 12, 2012
Erin deWard joined Sarah Best's group
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The Gaming of Art

Monsters of every level are invited to join our worthy quest to have fun while we1) practice making art2) try new things3) show off4) learn from each other5) enrich lives (and games) with more and better artEarn treats, find friends, and polish your skills in the weekly Gaming of Art challenges!See More
Jul 12, 2012

Profile Information

Your Pet Monster
Sparkle Monster
Location
Nyack, NY
If my life story were a game, it would be a cross between ...
Moon Patrol and Cut the Rope
Most people know me as a (check all that apply) ...
Public Speaker, Voice actor
When it comes to my game-making career, I'm ...
a newbie (no game experience ... yet!)
Kinds of games I’m best known for making or want to be known for making someday (check all that apply) ...
Social games, Alternate reality games, Simulations, Art and Experimental games, Educational games, Health games
Will collaborate for
Creative fulfillment and fun, Experience and mentorship, Money, Big money, A chance at a Nobel Prize
Anything else you want to say about the kinds of projects or people or organizations you’d like to work with?
I love to work with creative, dedicated people who are on a mission to make the world a better place
Games you’ve worked on ...
none yet!
What abilities would you bring to a collaboration?
I love to brainstorm. I have a great voice and over 30 years of acting experience. I take direction well and LOVE to play!
Three games you’ve played that have changed your life:
The self esteem games from McGill University, Space Invaders, and yahtzee
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http://https://twitter.com/Erindeward
Linked In Profile
http://www.linkedin.com/in/erindeward

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