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Stay safe this summer

kids on playground Stay safe this summerThe days are getting longer and warmer.  Summer is just around the corner, which means more time for children and families to spend playing outdoors.

As the temperature rises, so does the …

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Laying out your playground for children with autism

CozyCoon Laying out your playground for children with autismWhen designing an inclusive playground the layout of the space is crucial, particularly when part of the goal is to ensure children with autism can also find enjoyment.  Many children with autism …

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Unlocking school playgrounds: A key to reducing childhood obesity?

locked playground Unlocking school playgrounds: A key to reducing childhood obesity?  Many communities throughout the United States lack outdoor play space. The shortage of safe, age appropriate, and appealing play spaces available to American children is shocking. For example, in Baltimore four recreation

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Planning for inclusive play

clipart2 Planning for inclusive playBuilding a great inclusive playground requires dreaming, planning and believing from numerous people.  For anyone interested in creating an inclusive play space, the first step is to pull together all of the …

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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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What it means to be green

2011EvergreenAwardWinners What it means to be green On March 21, I arrived at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, just a few blocks from the White House in Washington, D.C., to accept the General Services Administration (GSA) …

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