Looking back on 2018

2018 has been a great year! This year we provided game-based therapeutic services to around 40 kids each week across our five weekly social skills groups, and we hired and trained two new facilitators so that even more youth can receive services. Over the summer we offered game-based summer camps, incorporating craft and other enrichment activities, and led workshops instructing families […]

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Join me early on #GivingTuesday for Facebook’s #EarlyMorningMatch!

Executive Director Adam Davis here. I recently learned that Facebook will match the first 7 million dollars of donations made on Tuesday, November 27th, up to $250,000 per organization!  This is an amazing opportunity for Game to Grow to raise funds for continued expansion in 2019! That sounds amazing, but here’s the catch: It’s first-come, […]

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Game to Grow Presenting at Pierce County Counselor’s Association about D&D for Social Development

Next weekend we’ll be presenting at the ICDL conference in Washington, DC, about role-playing games for therapeutic growth and Critical Core, and the following Friday we’ll be presenting at the Pierce County Counselor’s Association in a 90 minute presentation titled “Dungeons, Dragons, and Social Development: Roleplaying Games as a Tool for Growth.” The meeting will be […]

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Game to Grow Presenting at ICDL Conference about Critical Core

We’ll be presenting a plenary session at the 2018 International DIRFloortime Conference in Washington, DC, titled Critical Core: Role-Playing Games and the Future of Social-Skills Enrichment. The conference will be Friday and Saturday, November 9 & 10, and attendees will be able to receive CEUs! Adam Davis and Adam Johns will be co-presenting with Virginia Spielmann, who […]

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The Guild, a Documentary Inspired by Our Work with D&D and Autism!

We received an email from Ben Collier, who had been inspired by our work using Dungeons and Dragons to help teens with autism diagnoses build social skills and reduce isolation. After hearing about our groups, he filmed a documentary short about a group in Buckinghamshire, England that shows the amazing power of role-playing games to […]

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