Podcast: Stuart Duncan: Minecraft for Autism

duncansStuart Duncan, is the author of the autism blog called Autism From a Father’s Point of View and also the founder of Autcraft, the first Minecraft server for children with autism and their families. He was diagnosed with Asperger’s as an adult after his son was diagnosed with PDD-NOS at the age of 2.

He has written for several autism charity blogs, has a strong readership following on his own blog and his Minecraft server is home to over 5000 children with autism.

What is Minecraft and why is it so popular among children on the Autism spectrum?

In response to kids being bullied on this virtual game, Stuart Duncan took things into his own hands and started AutCraft as a safe place for people on the Autism spectrum and their families to play in an accepting environment.

Hear more about Stuart’s inspiring journey to start the first Minecraft server for people on the Autism spectrum.

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