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Mar 01
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Rainbow Collaboration

Next Level Collaboration participant Ariya and her family were featured in the Herald Sun. Ariya and her family share their experiences being part of our Next Level Collaboration sessions and …

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Mar 01
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Cutting-edge’ initiative teaches neurodiverse kids social skills via video games

In this article, Jess and Matt discuss how the Next Level Collaboration program was developed through Matt’s PhD research and how we use games as a tool to build social …

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Mar 01
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Can video games help kids with autism?

Our launch event in May 2021 was featured on ABC News. Jess and Matt talk about how Next Level Collaboration began and one of our participating families shares how being …

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Mar 01
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Game-based program helps autistic kids learn social skills

This article discusses Next Level Collaboration’s journey as a social enterprise from the Melbourne Graduate School of Education at the University of Melbourne and research potential around digital games-based learning. …

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Apr 08
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Level up: how a gaming program is helping neurodivergent kids get social

In this interview, Jess and Matt talk about why we co-founded Next Level Collaboration and what we have learned in our social enterprise journey so far. Jess and Matt also …

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Mar 01
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Connecting through couch co-op: the important role of school libraries for social gaming groups

In this article, Jess and Matt write about the value of social gaming programs and how libraries can support a safe, welcoming environment for neurodivergent gamers. Jess and Matt also …

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Mar 01
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Video-gaming head ‘smashes’ the CEO stereotype

Jess was featured in The Australian discussing her lived experience of neurodivergence and how it influences her work at Next Level Collaboration. Jess also reflects on the value of video …

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