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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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DUNGEONS OF THE MIND: TABLETOP RPGS AS SOCIAL THERAPY
by Hawke Robinson published Oct 25, 2016 — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
An article on Killscreen.com, "DUNGEONS OF THE MIND: TABLETOP RPGS AS SOCIAL THERAPY" by Chris Berg was just published. It includes a range of RPG researchers and therapists from a variety of disciplines including: drama therapy, family therapy, sociology, recreation therapy / therapeutic recreation, and more!
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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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File QuickTime video 2015 (Video) - RPGR - RPGR-A00015a
by Hawke Robinson last modified May 10, 2016 11:15 AM — filed under: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Video of Hawke speaking at WorldCOn 73 on "Gaming for Education, Gaming for Therapy", August 19th, 2015.
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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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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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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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Join RPG Research's Hawke Robinson Live Q&A on #RPGNET Hosted by Dan Davenport
by Hawke Robinson published Sep 23, 2015 last modified May 10, 2016 11:12 AM — filed under: ,
Join the Q&A Session on the #RPGNET Chat server. Dan will be hosting as Hawke Robinson, founder of The RPG Research Project, discusses his research on the effects of role-playing games, and discusses the wheelchair Friendly RPG Trailer campaign. Join us live Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Central Time...
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 13, 2018 05:20 PM — 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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