Archive for Inclusive Play

Autism: Why Playgrounds Matter

How can a playground make a difference for a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)?

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Autism is complex. Some children are non-verbal while others have no problem speaking. Children with autism have …

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A Toast to Harrison: Down Syndrome Fears Be Gone

In honor of World Down Syndrome Day on March 21, 2015, we’re sharing a blog post originally published on the Down Syndrome and the Undomesticated Diva blog. On her blog, author

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Everyone can make a difference

March—the harbinger of spring and rebirth.  The perfect month to be designated Developmental Disabilities Month.  A time to recognize that everyone has something to contribute, and that we can all learn from …

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Playing it safe with SMARTE®

When planning a new playground, chances are you’ll spend the majority of your time reviewing and selecting equipment. However, it’s important to think about surfacing from the start. Playground surfacing should not …

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Playground safety tips

Playgrounds are exciting places that help fuel the imaginations of kids and adults alike. In fact, they are one of a few areas left that allow children to freely participate in self-directed, …

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Tech on the playground

photo 1024x768 Tech on the playgroundThe ever popular Consumer Electronics Show, otherwise known as CES, is taking place this week in Las Vegas.

With that in mind, we’re giving a nod to technology on the playground.…

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How to whip up a Pop-Up Adventure Playground in no time

Providing engaging opportunities for child-directed, unstructured play does not have to be expensive or time consuming. In fact, the best kind of play costs nothing, feels great, and can happen anywhere. Just …

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Inclusive play year in review 2014

Inclusive play continues to be an important area of focus for Playworld Systems as we work to make play accessible for everyone. Here’s a look at some memorable inclusive play moments from …

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