Connect with us

Technology

Dungeons, dragons and dice rolls help some people deal with day-to-day – Brisbane Times

Autism Queensland is trialling a program using popular game Dungeons & Dragons to help people on the spectrum learn skills they need for real life.

Published

on

ADVERTISEMENT

“We use D&D as a platform for participants to work on skills such as social communication, negotiation, working as a team, lots of different things,” Dr Taggart said.
“The best thing about the program is that the therapy is hidden; it’s all embedded into D&D, that meaningful activity.”
David Smith is a program mentor who is on the spectrum himself, and runs regular sessions acting as the dungeon master.
He says the skills being developed by the people participating have roots in the fantasy setting,…

Click here to view the original article.

Continue Reading
Advertisement

You might also like ...

post featured image
Latest Nintendo Switch firmware update feature allows transfer of videos, screenshots – Micky News
post featured image
Wear OS Fall Update finally rolling out to Fossil smartwatches – Wareable