Minds At Play - Dungeons and Dragons New Player Registration
If you are already playing Dungeons & Dragons with Minds At Play, you do not need to register again. We will be in touch with you.
Embark on an unforgettable adventure and experience the magic of Dungeons and Dragons in a fun, social, and inclusive environment.
Minds at Play recognises the challenges often associated with engaging children, youth and adults with disabilities. Our participants get to have a positive social experience while playing fantasy-based role-playing games, in a safe environment.
Available for ages 8 and up, our Dungeons & Dragons program is a social gaming adventure for children, youth, and adults on the Autism Spectrum. The program runs online for 2 or 2.5 hours (depending on the age group) a week during a school term.
Our bespoke adventures are carefully crafted to provide engaging social encounters and promote teamwork. Through thrilling quests and imaginative storytelling, players will embark on a journey that encourages communication, boosts confidence, and fosters social growth. Our dedicated team ensures a safe, inclusive, and supportive space where everyone can shine.
What we’ll work on
- Verbal and non-verbal communication– using language and text skills to express ideas and feelings
- Social skills– helping your child make friends, greet others, develop sharing and turn-taking skills.
- Explore Self – Through the use of characters and role-playing
- Conflict resolution– working through differences for a shared aim
- Collaboration– by working as a group to achieve a common goal
- Joint problem-solving, sharing and turn-taking – taking turns in their roles, working together to achieve an outcome
- Gain Confidence– Through bonding over the adventure
- Creativity– in solution to problems and puzzles presented
- Emotional development– learning to understand and talk about emotions (their own and other people’s), conflict resolution and problem-solving skills.
- Communication and literacy skills– expanding vocabulary around social and emotional development, increasing literacy skills and language development through peer activities
-Children: 8–12 Years
-Teenagers: 13–15 years
-Young Adults: 16–18 Years
-Adults: 19+ years (No Age Limit 🙂 )
Day/Time: 10 weeks
Full term: 29th January 2024- 14th April 2024
Sessions start: Tuesday 30th January-Saturday 23rd March
Easter Break: Tuesday 25th March-Saturday 30th March
Sessions resume: Tuesday 2nd April – Saturday 13th April
Choose from the days and times available on the registration form below
Children Group: 2 Hours per week
Teenagers, Young Adults, and Adult Groups: 2.5 Hours per week
Program Price: $30 (once-off registration fee) +$595 (for 10 weeks,2/2.5 hours a week)
Please note that sessions are based on the New South Wales time zone and that times are in AEDT.
Please keep this in mind when choosing days and times of sessions.
You may choose to pay privately for this service, or if you have NDIS funding (Self and Plan Managed) you may use the funding allocated in the following:
- Increased Social & Community Participation – Category 9
- Improved Daily Living – Category 15
- CORE – Assistance with Social, Community & Civic Participation – Category 4
- Improved Relationships – Category 11
If you have ever played Dungeons and Dragons or any type of role-playing game, you probably have enough experience to sign up directly for our program by filling out the form below.
If you are unsure and want to get a feel for it first, click here to register for a free upcoming intro session.