New 3E Group for Empowerment, Empathy, and Exploration

  Most of our sessions at Game to Grow are around 90 minutes long. That’s a perfect length for our young participants. But as the years have gone on and Game to Grow has gotten older, we noticed something. Our players have gotten older too!   We’ve heard feedback from our players, some who have […]

New Group for Trans, Nonbinary, and Gender-Questioning Participants

Happy Pride Month!    As we celebrate the amazing LGBTQIA+ members in our community, we’re proud to announce a new kind of group for Game to Grow! This group is focused on providing a space to empower transgender, nonbinary, and gender questioning youth through the power of tabletop roleplaying games.      Creating characters for […]

Bringing the life-enriching magic of games to hospitalized youth

Game to Grow has been using games like Dungeons and Dragons and Minecraft to help individuals build social confidence, form friendships, and find meaningful community for years. Our flagship social groups have expanded virtually in the past few years to reach individuals around the world, and a recent grant from Child’s Play Charity allowed us […]

Clarifying “Social Skills”

While Game to Grow’s game-based groups are sometimes called “social skills groups,” the purpose isn’t actually to teach social skills.  Why? Because we’re aiming for something much more important.   Often, social skills “training” programs focus on deficits, viewing neurodivergent participants as needing to be fixed, adjusted, or helped to fit into the world of […]

Game to Grow Receives Grant from Child’s Play to Fund TA-RPG Program for Youth in Foster Care

In March of 2021, Game to Grow applied for a grant from Child’s Play Charity to expand our therapeutic role-playing game services to serve foster youth. I’m thrilled to announce that we have received the grant and  have begun providing much-needed services to foster youth across Washington! Read more below and learn how you can […]

screenshot of Spice & Dice game, featuring C Team cast and Adam Davis

Spice & Dice raised $15,000!

It was a spicy success! On Saturday, October 9th, I joined the Penny Arcade Acquisitions Incorporated C Team for a special live fundraiser Dungeons and Dragons event with a spicy twist.  As viewers donated either through Twitch bits or through Game to Grow’s Spice and Dice campaign on Tiltify, the players (myself included!) would eat […]

Spice and Dice is tomorrow!

Join us tomorrow for Spice & Dice! 5pm Pacific on twitch.tv/PAX!   For this special fundraising event, I’ll be joining the Penny Arcade “C” Team for a live-streamed Dungeons and Dragons game like no other. As donations come in to Game to Grow through Tiltify or through Twitch, we’ll be eating spicier and spicier chili-infused gummy goblins provided […]