Virtual world provides a real-life haven for the disabled
- October 3, 2018
- Tom Boellstorff, anthropology, in the Daily Pilot, Oct. 3, 2018
Cody LaScala … [has] cerebral palsy, which impedes his speech and movement and requires
him to use a wheelchair. … UC Irvine anthropology professor Tom Boellstorff studied
LaScala and hundreds of other disabled players in his research into how disabled people
use Second Life for social interaction that often escapes them in nonvirtual settings.
For the full story, please visit http://www.latimes.com/socal/daily-pilot/entertainment/tn-wknd-et-second-life-20181003-story.html.