There is considerable research in the field of neuroscience around the impact of gaming and e-sports on cognition. The findings are mixed.
While there is a legitimate concern for addiction, there is also well-documented evidence of enhanced processing, improved concentration and quicker reaction times. Much more than mere entertainment, gaming and e-sports offer a new platform for persons on the spectrum to engage with others in a manner that fosters socialization, confidence and a sense of community.
Join the conversation with Sachem North lead speech pathologist and e-sports advisor Carrie Dansky, and learn how gaming is being expressed in colleges and universities, businesses - and in clinical treatment.
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Join host Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Michael Romas, as he engages New York’s leading autism professionals in thought-provoking conversation to inspire, inform, and support families and individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder.
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