Dungeons & Dragons – Social Skills through RPGs

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Interested in a program that helps develop Social Skills through table-top role-playing games? Here’s what you need to know:

Who is it for?

Youth aged 13-18 who:

  • Are managing diagnosed or suspected ADHD, ASD, and/or Anxiety
  • Struggle in social situations
  • Need guidance on how to navigate conflict
  • Need support in vocalizing and verbalizing ideas
  • Interested in learning to play Dungeons and Dragons
  • Are looking to make social connections in a safe and supported environment 

When is it happening?

  • 2-hour game sessions weekly – waitlist is being built for this program, please register your interest
  • Program will commence when a core group is registered

Where is it held?

  • Sessions will be held at NowWhat Support Services, located at 144 Wilson St E, Ancaster, between Halson & Jerseyville
  • Strict Covid protocols are followed, including masking and distancing for every session

What are the therapeutic goals?

Through role-playing and imaginative play, participants will practice and learn to:

  • Navigate conflict
  • Vocalize their opinions in a constructive way
  • Allow space for others to communicate
  • Explore communication tactics through role-playing (as they are encouraged to think through the lens of their character rather than themselves)
  • Empathize
  • Actively and mindfully listen
  • Communicate effectively and compassionately with peers
  • Collaborate and work as a team, explore group dynamics

How much does it cost?

  • The 12-week program costs $480 ($40/session)
  • The financial commitment is for the full 12 weeks
  • Participants are billed for each session, whether or not they attend
  • A credit card number is required to be kept on file, with paid receipts emailed after each session is attended for submission to your insurance company. Alternatively, an e-transfer for the full cost of the 12-week program can be emailed in advance. Please talk to us if you require alternate arrangements

Get in touch today to register or to talk to one of our Case Managers about whether this group is a good fit for you! 


289 678 0581

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