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Pax Video: RPG for Youth Skill Development

by Hawke Robinson published Sep 24, 2015 11:50 AM, last modified Sep 24, 2015 11:57 AM
A recently formed organization (2013) roughly in the Seattle area (Kirkland, Washington more specifically), called Wheelhouse Workshop, spoke at this year's PAX Prime. Here is a video of their discussion about using role-playing games to help develop skills for teenagers...

Direct Link to Video:https://youtu.be/_N57GvpFu7g

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Link to Wheelhouse Workshop Website's News Post about them: "PAX Prime Panel: Please Don't Punch the GM": http://www.wheelhouse-workshop.com/#!PAX-Prime-Panel-Please-Dont-Punch-the-GM/c1vna/55f7a2230cf24e84f76a3f60

Archive of article in case ever offline:

PAX Prime Panel: Please Don't Punch the GM

September 24, 2015

As promised in the last post, here's the footage from our panel at PAX Prime.

Around 13 minutes in, Adam Johns talks about how a tabletop role playing games are perfect medium for therapy.

Around 15, Adam Davis explains what makes Wheelhouse Workshop groups unique, using the example of the Dwarf at the Dinner Party.

Enjoy!

Know someone who would benefit from Wheelhouse Workshop's social skills groups?

Call or email us to learn about how we can support your child's social development with a fun, socially rewarding experience. Spots for our Fall groups are still available. Reserve now!

Phone: 206 - 588 - 5523

Email: contact@wheelhouse-workshop.com

Wheelhouse Workshop was founed in 2013 by Adam Davis and Adam  Johns with the mission to provide enriching and socially rewarding experiences to neurodiverse youths using tabletop role playing games with in-game scenarios intentionally designed to target real-world areas of social growth. 

 

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