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Let's keep EVERYONE

in the game.

The Playroom Experiment is a very special extension of Path of Play, and asks ALL of us a very simple question...

What can we do to lift up the lives of others through gaming?

A 10-year old autistic boy once wrote a poem as a homework assignment, and it revealed how easy it can be to not notice when a person struggling to fit in.

The poem is called "I AM".

I AM

I am odd, I am new
I wonder if you are too
I hear voices in the air
I see you don’t, and that’s not fair
I want to not feel blue


I am odd, I am new
I pretend that you are too
I feel like a boy in outer space
I touch the stars and feel out of place
I worry what others might think
I cry when people laugh, it makes me shrink


I am odd, I am new
I understand now that so are you
I say I, “feel like a castaway”
I dream of a day that that’s okay
I try to fit in
I hope that someday I do


I am odd, I am new.

Benjamin Giroux

As a community, we have the capacity to help those who struggle to connect socially.  No matter what the barrier might be, we can never assume that every person in the room truly feels welcome and accepted.

 

We want this initiative to be about gaming first, and within that, a collective effort to ensure that we are doing our best to make all of forms gaming as inclusive as possible.

Please see below for more information on our Playroom Experiment Projects.

INNER-SCHOOL GAMING

On a day in November, 2019, Path of Play invested $1,200 to start up a new inclusive gaming project at a school in Chatham, Ontario, CANADA. 

 

As a response, THIRTY students stepped forward to be ambassadors for the project, and now, they will work with us to help students make more meaningful connections  through gaming.

While its roots stem from our Ontario home base, it most certainly has the capacity to expand beyond.

 

With your support, we can make that happen much faster.

Please consider supporting our PLAY 4 INCLUSION campaign for as little as $2/month.

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