Once again more good things from my fabulously rich news feed. As always I cannot take credit for this article but it is definitely worth the read.
Pokemon Go as a game is just as valuable to children and young people with autism as it is for the wider public, and the social element is the most obvious advantage. “The most immediate tool is the social one, it can be very difficult in some instances to find ways of motivating young people with autism to explore the world outside their home and to socially meet up with others, and the need to do this with Pokemon GO is a hugely successful motivator to this end. The fact that you can’t just stay home and successfully find Pokemon or go to PokeStops or Gyms means that there is a natural motivator there to encourage broader exploration of ones local area and also the motivator of meeting up with others who have similar goals.
Please read the full article here on Gizmodo.