In a recent article in National Geographic, author Liz Krieger shares some new revelations about how people are using tabletop role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons during the pandemic to maintain social connection. Game to Grow’s therapeutic social skills groups using tabletop role-playing games have seen an incredible increase in demand over the last year. We’ve nearly tripled the number of participants in our social skills groups since the pandemic began, as individuals realized just how much they wanted (nay, needed!) to maintain a positive connection with others despite the social distancing requirements that led to so many of us feeling more isolated than ever.
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