Unlocking Social Connection: Sage’s Tale of Critical Core

In the ever-evolving landscape of education, finding innovative ways to nurture social connection and confidence among students is paramount. Enter Critical Core, the tabletop role-playing game designed to empower learners of all backgrounds. Sage, a school counselor and a passionate advocate for Critical Core, shares the profound impact it’s had on their students. Here’s the […]

Thank you AOTA!

While we missed seeing supporters and enthusiasts at PAX East this year, it was an honor to be able to attend and present a full day workshop at the American Occupational Therapy Association conference in Orlando, Florida! I had the awesome opportunity to present alongside Virginia Spielmann, who was instrumental in developing Critical Core and […]

Come learn about therapeutic RPG at AOTA!

Founder Adam Davis will be presenting with Virginia Spielmann at INSIPRE, the annual conference and expo for occupational therapists, in Orlando, Florida! The six-hour training will be Wednesday, March 20th. Details below! Description You do not need to teach a social skills curriculum! Instead, learn how to harness the power of therapeutically applied table-top role-playing […]

Changes in Game to Grow Programs

As we announced at the end of 2023, Game to Grow has been undergoing an intentional pause in much of our programming. This invaluable time has provided us an opportunity to deeply reflect on our vision, opportunities for change, and the best way to maximize our impact. Our mission has always been to help people […]

"This is a place where our LGBT+ layers don't just exist, they thrive."

Rolling the Dice, Breaking the Norms: TTRPGs as a Tool for LGBT+ Youth Empowerment

Hello, Game to Growniverse! We are Tor, a trans and gay facilitator, and Ellie, a nonbinary, queer facilitator and counselor. We work together to facilitate Game to Grow’s first LGBT+ group and Gender+ groups! These groups have been very special to run and see grow, especially in the face of so much transphobic legislation happening […]

Order from Meeple Coffee and support Game to Grow!

If you’re a fellow gamer and coffee-lover (we’re looking at you, Seattleites!), check out Meeple Coffee. $1 from every product you purchase goes to support Game to Grow and other game/community-focused charities. Thanks, Meeple Coffee, for selecting Game to Grow as one of your charities of choice. Visit meeplecoffee.com today to place an order to […]

“Building worlds of connections”: Game to Grow in Seattle’s Child Magazine

The May/June 2023 issue of Seattle’s Child Magazine has an article about Game to Grow! The article covers Game to Grow and foundry10’s recently published whitepaper and research collaboration. Click the image below to read:   “What helps put a child back on the friend-making, social skill-building track? Seattle-based nonprofit Game to Grow has one […]

Game to Grow "On Air": Dragon Talk #388 - Adam Davis (Game to Grow)

Game to Grow’s Adam Davis revisits Dragon Talk

Six years ago, Greg Tito and Shelly Mazzanoble of Dragon Talk: An Official Dungeons & Dragons Podcast, spoke with Adam Davis and Adam Johns about Wheelhouse Workshop. (You may have also seen a full chapter about Wheelhouse Workshop, the precursor to Game to Grow, in Tito and Mazzanoble’s podcast-turned-book, Welcome to Dragon Talk.) Now, Adam […]