Archive for Inclusive Play

April is Autism Awareness Month

autism society1 April is Autism Awareness MonthThe Autism Society  has celebrated National Autism Awareness Month since the 1970s in order to create an increased understanding of autism, a disorder of neural development characterized by impaired social interaction and …

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Casual for a Cause

jeans for autism Casual for a Cause On Friday, April 13, Playworld Systems’ employees had the opportunity to go “Casual for a Cause,” and support Autism Speaks, an advocacy group dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, …

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Free Resource for Creating Inclusive Play Spaces

Developing an incluiped logo Free Resource for Creating Inclusive Play Spaces sive playground is not an easy task.  Playworld Systems recently released a must-have resource for people interested in developing an inclusive playground.  The new Inclusive Play Design Guide

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Can a small playground encourage inclusive play?

full playground cropped 300x171 Can a small playground encourage inclusive play? Can a small playground encourage inclusive play?

Almost every inclusive playground I have ever seen is huge.  The new playground in Auburn, Wash. is 32,000 square feet and cost more than $300,000.    …

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People First Language in 2011

“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and the lightning bug.”  Mark Twain

Spread the word1 People First Language in 2011

Last week, Playworld Systems hosted its annual national sales meeting …

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An All-Inclusive Play Day

 2010 ASLA 057 300x200 An All Inclusive Play DayLast fall, Playword Systems hosted a KaBOOM! Play Day in Westerville, OH. We were one of 1,600 communities who came together during National Play Week to advocate for play. Our event was …
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