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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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Are you insane?

Albert Einstein believed insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. Not that Einstein was qualified to be an expert on sanity with hair like he …

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Taking accessibility to new levels

I went to an accessible playground with my son for the first time when he was about 5-years-old.  Back then, playgrounds just made me sad.  There was nothing for my son, Samuel, …

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Mr Proud goes to Washington

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I recently had the opportunity to represent Playworld Systems at a White House briefing on physical activity. The event was held at the Executive Office Building, next to the White House.  If …

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Playworld & Empower Playgrounds in Ghana

Electricity-Generating Playground Equipment Lights Villages, Helps Students Learn

Playworld Systems has partnered with Empower Playgrounds, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides renewable energy to villages in Ghana through electricity-generating play­ground equipment and …

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Additional video from Akyeremanteng

Wiring the whirl

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Fourth and final day in Ghana

November 11th

While short, my trip was a truly life-changing experience.  Some cultural observations that will stick with me (in no certain order):

child w red wall web Fourth and final day in Ghana•  Ghanian people are naturally trusting. Smiles abound, …

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