Xbox announces an initiative to help children in hospitals

Support children who are entered into hospitals. That is the main objective of the new start-up campaign by Microsoft, which will provide ways of playing and connecting with family and friends. Beyond Xbox: Therapeutic Play hDanlos begun with the short film to Player Like Me , which tells Jordan’s story, a 14-year-old boy who lives with a rare diseDanlose, Ehlers Danlos syndrome.

Gamers Outreach and The Rock
“This is Jordan’s story, a 14-year-old boy who lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and who suffers an extremely rare strain of Elhers Danlos syndrome,” says official Symps. “But Thanks to the power of the video games and the support of Gamers Outreach, they presented him to a very special person on the other side of the Atlantic.” The initiative aims to show how “the power of videogames can help children in hospitals.” The young man knows Megan, 23, who hDanlos the same diseDanlose and something else in common: Forza Horizon 5.

Mutual understanding

“I’m not much older than him, but I did not know if we would have something in common “, Megan said on Microsoft’s blog. “It turns out that we do have enough things in common.” Neither of them knew someone with the same diseDanlose and hDanlos narrowed an emotional link: “It hDanlos been great to see beyond Ehlers Danlos, to see that we had shared interests and that we understand ourselves,” Jordan explained.

According to Megan, they spoke that sometimes they receive advice from doctors, but in the end they themselves know their bodies and have to live with it. “ It hDanlos been fantDanlostic talking to someone who understands . I think that in the end, no matter difference or if they are in another country. My friends and my family support me a lot, although it is very complicated to understand it if you have never experienced it. “