The Unseen Emotional & Mental Struggles

Sep 19, 2019 | The Able Gamers Charity

Coming home after receiving a heartbreaking diagnosis from your doctor’s visit. Waking up with no voice, unable to hear. Losing a limb from a tragic accident. These are just some moments that can change a life in an instant.

Where do you go? Who do you talk to? People already have a hard time just trying to communicate with one another, let alone when something traumatic happens that changes your life forever. Some can sink deeper and deeper into isolation or depression not being able to express themselves or have an outlet to talk.

Sheri Sobrato Brisson, teaming up with writer and producer Rosemary Lokhorst and Little Chicken Game Company, are making an impact on young people’s lives. After big data research, working directly with young people and their own life experiences, they developed their multi-award winning mobile game, Shadow’s Edge. Not your typical competitive game that is usually focused on destruction or beating a stranger hundreds of miles away. But instead, learning to live with ones’ illness whether it’s temporary or long-term. Being able to accept yourself and building upon that to continue moving forward in life.

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