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FAQs About Deafverse

Deafverse is a free, choose-your-own-adventure game for deaf students in high school or transition programs. The game encourages students to practice self-advocacy and self-determination skills to navigate access in simulated real-world settings. Educators, disability services professionals, and vocational rehabilitation counselors can use Deafverse in their instructional or resource planning.

  1. Go to the sign up page and create an account. Use a working email address. Create a new password. 

  2. Check the box to receive Deafverse news and updates. 

  3. After signing up, you will get an email asking you to activate your account. 

  4. Activate your account. A confirmation email with your account details will be sent. 

  5. Archive the confirmation email for future reference.

  6. Enjoy the game!

For students, the player strategy guide provides examples for navigating the game to help with decision-making. The strategy guide for educators includes vocabulary and supplemental materials to support the use of Deafverse in instruction. Two versions of each strategy guide are offered. Find them on the Deafverse resource page.

Deafverse offers several accessibility options, such as American Sign Language (ASL), English voiceover, and large print. The accessibility guide covers other accessibility options. More accessible features will be added to the game as development continues. To get updates on these new features, sign up for the Deafverse newsletter.