Adam Davis and Adam Johns of Game to Grow join Drew and Chris this week to talk about the therapeutic uses of Dungeons & Dragons. The non profit group was founded on the belief that games of all kinds have the power to improve people’s lives. The duo talk about how the company facilitates groups and training of others to use games like D&D to help others:
- Learn to take the perspectives of others
- Improve their frustration tolerance
- Develop their creative problem-solving skills
- Cultivate communication and collaboration skills
Adam and Adam also talk about their experiences at conventions, sharing their vision with people form all walks of life and how the Dungeons & Dragons panic of the 1980’s still lingers today.
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Adam Johns: Twitter
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Executive Editor at Penguin Random House. Author of Know Thy Gamer: A Parent's Guide to Video Games and founder of Love Thy Nerd.
Chris is the Chief Executive Nerd of LTN and co-host of Humans of Gaming. He loves his wife and games. He lives in Ventura, California with his wife and his games.
Starting with Clear Channel Radio in the '90s, Jonathan has worked in audio and marketing for 20 years. Credits include stints at EA Tiburon, Christianity Today, Christ and Pop Culture, and freelancing as voice talent for audiobooks and podcast production services.