At Minds at Play, our primary goal is to foster meaningful connections and friendships through our engaging gaming groups. One exceptional tale that exemplifies the power of our program is the story of Group 10, a remarkable assembly of five strangers hailing from different states. These individuals met online through our popular Dungeons and Dragons Program and, against all odds, formed deep bonds that will last a lifetime, all thanks to the supportive community we provide.
This report explores some of the research surrounding the use of Tabletop Role Playing Games (TTRPGs) to promote social growth in their players. It examines the possibility of using TTRPGs to promote stronger relationships between neurodivergent and neurotypical individuals through promoting a deeper understanding of alternative ways of seeing the world.