Benefits of Dungeons and Dragons
The hit tabletop roleplaying game, Dungeons and Dragons, has been proven to benefit the social, literacy and numeracy skills of young neurodiverse people.
We caught up with Dr Rose Mutuota, a lecturer from the University of New England who specialises in inclusive learning, to discuss how Dungeons and Dragons can be adapted for use in the classroom to help with socialising and improving literacy and numeracy.
Rose believes that teachers should be taking advantage of unconventional tools like this.
“I think we [as teachers] need to also change our attitude so that we can use a game like Dungeons and Dragons as a teaching tool, because if students are benefitting in literacy and numeracy, why not?”