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D&D saved his life

Discussion in 'UHall' started by SlobberKnocker, Apr 15, 2014.

  1. SlobberKnocker

    SlobberKnocker Slightly Crazed

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    I thought the following post worthy of discussion. I have come across many players over the years that due to certain disabilities have come to rely on UO to bring a tremendous amount of satisfaction and belonging. This story shows that the social setting these games provide actually proved to develop the boy into a more functioning member of society. I hope you let it stand in Uhall for maximum exposure given that UO is sort of a next generation child of D&D.

    http://www.salon.com/2014/04/15/how_dungeons_dragons_saved_my_autistic_son_partner/
     
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    old gypsy Grand Poobah
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    A very touching story, and a very astute parent! I think the actual personal interaction was an especially important factor. :)