Robert C. Ferguson
Rob is the Clinical Specialist in Therapeutic Technology and Neurorehabilitation at University of Michigan Health, He provides leadership in program design, competency development and treatment through the Therapeutic Technology Program, which includes the Computer Therapy Treatment Lab, Therapeutic Virtual Reality Program and the inpatient rehabilitation MakerPod.
Saturday March 12, 2022
Game On! Therapeutic Gaming For the Win!
More than 3 billion people worldwide play video games. In the United States (U.S.), more than 200 million people play video games. Of those, 46 million people have a disability. Seventy-five percent of U.S. households have at least one person who plays video games. Sixty-five percent of people who play video games, play with others. Through discussion and use case videos we’ll explore therapeutic and adaptive gaming, connect therapeutic gaming with therapeutic goals, and demonstrate how to integrate evidence-based strategies with therapeutic gaming in rehabilitation.