Friday, June 16, 2017

The Autistic Gaming Initiative

Do you appreciate autistic people who love video games?
How about autism organizations that make an effort to support them?


If you haven't heard about the Autistic Gaming Initiative yet, you're in for a treat. Autistic gamers from all over the Internet are teaming up, playing games live once a month to raise money for the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network and the Autism Women's Network. These charities are autistic-approved organizations that advocate for the interests of autistics, while providing them with much-needed resources.

EDIT: This specific stream is over, but there will be more since we have these once a month! Check out my Events page to participate in the next one.
Today begins the second Autistic Gaming Initiative live stream event, running from 3pm EST today to 3pm EST tomorrow.

This is the craziness that happened during the June 2017 streams:


           Steph Diorio                                         Alyssa Huber / Gingersnaspie
   
                                            kiotsukare                                                         Chaz

Each gamer has their own time slot before passing the baton to the next gamer. Check out the schedule to see who's streaming!

EDIT: This was for the June 2017 stream, please check AGI's Facebook page for the more recent schedules.
(ALL TIMES IN EST: Stream starts at 3:00 PM.)
3:00-5:24 EST: Sam: https://www.twitch.tv/maniacalchimera
5:24-7:48 EST: Sythra: https://www.twitch.tv/chibidragon007
7:48-10:12 EST: kiotsukare: https://www.twitch.tv/kiotsukare
10:12-12:36 EST: Tijawn: https://www.twitch.tv/tijawn
12:36-3:00 EST: Wolfesbrain: https://www.twitch.tv/wolfesbrain
3:00-5:24 EST: Joobles: https://www.twitch.tv/joobl
5:24-7:48 EST: Ell: https://www.twitch.tv/eldritchcadence
7:48-10:12 EST: Steph/1863_project: https://www.twitch.tv/1863_project
10:30-12:30 EST: Alyssa Huber / Gingersnaspie: https://www.twitch.tv/gingersnaspie
12:36-3:00 EST: Chaz: https://www.twitch.tv/chazserir

You can read their bios here.

EDIT: You can find Alyssa's next scheduled streaming time on the Events page.

To watch Alyssa's livestream, tune in tomorrow (Saturday) at 10:30am-12:30pm ESTthat's 9:30am-11:30am CST for local Chicagoans.


If you aren't already following Alyssa's blog on Asperger's Syndrome, check it out! This website (Alyssa Huber Films) is mainly for event updates, but her blog gives a more personal look at her experiences of being on the spectrum.

Thank you for your support, and see you then!

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