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Inclusive playground spotlight: Sycolin Creek

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When teachers say, “It’s time for recess!” entire classrooms of school children race to the playground. They play for approximately 20 minutes then line up again to head back to the classroom.…

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Making the case for recess

It is that time of year again. Children across the country are headed back to the classroom for another year of school. For many kids their day at school will include reading, …

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Write to Play contest

In May, Playworld Systems launched its Write to Play contest, marking the first time the company offered people the chance to win something through social media. Contest prizes included commercial playgrounds targeted …

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Research Shows Strong Support Networks Decrease Chance of Bullying Among Children with Autism

In 2012 a study on bullying by the Interactive Autism Network at Kennedy Kreiger Institute showed alarming results. The study, the largest look ever at autism and bullying, found that children on …

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Inclusive play product focus: NEOS

NEOS is the first piece of playground equipment that combines the speed and fun of electronic games with the explosive movement of aerobic exercise. Research shows playing NEOS delivers a workout comparable …

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Getting started

When it comes to planning for accessible playgrounds there are many factors to consider, two of them are financial support and ensuring a solid team is in place.

We the people

The …

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Inclusive play product focus: Activo Bambino

When it comes to inclusion, it’s best to plan ahead instead of trying to retrofit something later.  This is especially true for a playground.  Retrofitting can be expensive and you may not …

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Seaford Manor School wins new playground

Third time was the charm for Seaford Manor Elementary School, located in Seaford, NY.  After coming in second in two playground contests, the school was recently named the winner of the Together …

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