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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #400 on: January 20, 2006, 05:00:00 pm »
If you're in a wheel chair but have complete upper body function, then in theory you can accomplish anything we walking folks can.

But there's being "disabled" (like above) and then there's having limited use of maybe one hand and that's it. I'd say that severely affects what you can do for yourself.

(But you make some interesting points)
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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #401 on: January 20, 2006, 07:01:34 pm »
Ray,

I have a neuromuscular disorder that looks like quadriplegia.  Maybe 20% use of my hands.  Very weak arms.  Based on the 10 pages I read, I think the abilities of Sean and myself are pretty similar.  I know full well how guys with normal upper body strength live relatively normal lives.

I can feel my wang so I don't worry much about the severely reduced extremity strength.

He doesn't have a problem reading or writing.  I just thought he should do his homework and research without bringing the disability in.

I use the disability when there's an injustice.  Example, I just spent a week in discussions with EA about why Madden won't take my controller.  That's an accessibility issue.  That's something they weren't thinking about and they need to consider.  But to learn how to build a controller and find a friend to help me put it together?  No big deal and that's what friends are for.

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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #402 on: June 06, 2006, 04:58:22 pm »
"Not to dis Sean " but basically that's all you did besides toot your own horn.


by the way, I did not need to pull the disability card with EA.  I just made a quadriplegic controller work with Madden
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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #403 on: June 06, 2006, 05:43:40 pm »
"Not to dis Sean " but basically that's all you did besides toot your own horn.


by the way, I did not need to pull the disability card with EA.  I just made a quadriplegic controller work with Madden

Who are you talking to? There are over 400 posts in this thread. Who is the jerk?


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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #404 on: June 07, 2006, 01:15:06 am »
If you bothered to read one post up, that's who he appears to be talking too. 

A better question is why, considering that this project (sadly) died like a year ago, and the thread finally (and thankfully) died in January.  Let it go, kids.

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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #405 on: June 07, 2006, 01:54:56 am »
If you bothered to read one post up, that's who he appears to be talking too. 

I did. I actually read 2 posts up, but decided not to start flipping back through pages to figure it out.

I still don't see the only actual quote in the above post.

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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #406 on: June 07, 2006, 10:21:10 am »
If you bothered to read one post up, that's who he appears to be talking too. 

I did. I actually read 2 posts up, but decided not to start flipping back through pages to figure it out.

I still don't see the only actual quote in the above post.

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"Not to dis Sean "
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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #407 on: June 07, 2006, 08:31:31 pm »
Bspill1...Why did you dig up this 6 month post....I remember when it started, and was just curious.  Do you have a need, or know someone who has a need for something like this?
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Re: controller for quadriplegic
« Reply #408 on: June 19, 2006, 12:15:08 am »
Yeah, sorry for digging up an old post just to stir the ---steaming pile of meadow muffin---.  That guy kind of got to me.

I wasn't looking for anything in particular.  I check back with the web site periodically to see if there's anything of interest to me.  Always do a few keyword searches.  Quadriplegic being one of them.  There's hundreds of guys out there that can't play at all or can't play that well because of their disabilities.  Most of them with nothing to do because they can't work either.  People are always talking on the spinal cord forums about games ,systems, andwhat they can and can't play.  I figure it's always worth a check here to see if there's anybody new getting some good help from you guys or are looking for it.that was an awesome thing you guys were doing for Sean.

  
 

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