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RPG as Therapeutic Recreation for People with Disabilities - Relevant Notes - Part 1
by Hawke Robinson published Jan 09, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:10 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Based on The Recreational Therapy Handbook of Practice, and WHO ICF (World Health Organization) (International Classification of Functioning). This will be edited periodically, and is only in a notes format for now. It is hoped to turn this into a more comprehensive document at a later date.
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About The RPG Trailer
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 05, 2015 last modified May 10, 2016 11:12 AM — filed under:
The Goal: Build a wheelchair friendly mobile facility providing services currently only provided in Spokane, building the trailer will expand these services be deliverable throughout the Northwest and the rest of North America. These services include using all forms of role-playing games (tabletop, live-action, guided choose-your-own-adventure/solo, and computer-based) helping people with special needs benefit in many ways. Special populations include: at-risk youth, Autism spectrum (ASD / PDD), brain injury recovery, the Deaf, and many others.
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RPG Handbook of Practice for Education & Therapy
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 10, 2015 last modified May 10, 2016 12:25 PM — filed under: , , ,
Here you will find the latest and earlier drafts of the Role-Playing Gaming Therapeutic Recreation Handbook of Practice. This is made available through the Creative Commons copyright variant for Attribution and Share-Alike. This is provided in the hopes that others will help with adding to the whole of this book to the benefit of the entire community.
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Japanese Researcher Study Indicates RPGs Effective for Helping People on the Autism Spectrum
by Hawke Robinson published Nov 29, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Japanese researcher, Kohei Kato, has shown promising measurable results using role-playing games to improve the quality of life for people on the Autism Spectrum...
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Intense PTSD Class Yesterday
by Hawke Robinson published May 03, 2016 last modified May 10, 2016 11:17 AM — filed under: , ,
In yesterday's class on trauma & PTSD, with the mid-term taking place tomorrow, at the end of the class we had a young Afghanistan veteran share his experiences with PTSD, it was intense to say the least...
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Call for Participants - ASL Gaming!
by Hawke Robinson published Jun 06, 2016 last modified Jun 06, 2016 10:24 PM — filed under: , , , , , ,
Do you know ASL? Are you Deaf, Hard of Hearing, or Hearing with ASL? Do you like fun games? There is a group putting together an online (via video) gaming group, and they would love to hear from you!
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Using Role-Playing Games to Treat PTSD at the VA Hospital
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 03, 2013 last modified Aug 22, 2017 04:32 PM — filed under: , , ,
Timothe Loya served six years as a U.S. Marine, also serving in Iraq, and has proposed using tabletop role-playing games to treat returning veterans struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System.
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Using Role-playing Games To Assist Recovery of Traumatic Brain Injury Patients
by Hawke Robinson published Aug 29, 2013 last modified Jun 21, 2017 08:53 AM — filed under: , , , , , , ,
Originally presented as a slide show presentation for Eastern Washington University class "Recreation Therapy for People with Disabilities". This video is a presentation on the hypothetical use of role-playing games to help a patient with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) progress through various recovery stages. This includes Choose Your Own Adventure (CYOA), Computer-based RPG, Tabletop, and Live-action role-play (LARP).
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RPG Recreation Therapy Hypothetical Scenario - Bipolar Clients in Complex Interpersonal Interactions
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2013 last modified May 10, 2016 11:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , ,
As we continue through the course on Recreation Therapy for People with Disabilities at Eastern Washington University, we have various assignments to write up hypothetical scenarios with hypothetical clients. This is one with several types of scenarios with hypothetical bipolar clients using tabletop role-playing gaming as the core activity. This is a high level overview, rather than a detailed activity analysis.
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Tabletop RPG Recreation Therapy Example Scenario - Complete Visual Impairment
by Hawke Robinson published Feb 25, 2013 last modified Jan 12, 2017 10:51 PM — filed under: , , , , , , , , ,
As we continue through the course on Recreation Therapy for People with Disabilities at Eastern Washington University, we have various assignments to write up scenarios for clients with specific needs. This is one for a client with complete visual impairment due to traumatic brain injury to the occipital lobe. The client wants to participate in a non-therapy-setting leisure activity of tabletop role-playing gaming. The Recreation Therapist will need to evaluate and write up the potential challenges and modifications that may be necessary for the client to participate in this activity with as little difficulty as possible....
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