Why do we do it?
Gaming is increasingly being realised in research and practice as a valuable resource for providing psychological and social support to children and young people with many medical conditions. TheRockinR has witnessed first-hand the positive impact gaming can have on the emotional well-being of children and young people.
Clinicians have expressed how Gaming Carts allow young people access to activities that remove them from the constraints and anxieties surrounding the hospital environment.
Whilst Reece had his brain tumour, his looks and personality changed. At times he did not want to interact with others because of how he felt or how his speech had been affected. The brain tumour never stopped Reece from gaming. He continued to do this until the very end of his life.