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How to help autistic children socialise in school

Not all children with autism need the same level of support with socialisation in schools, and unnecessary segregation only makes the process more difficult. That’s the view of experienced teacher and trainer Rebecca Wood, of the University...Read more
|Comment|author: Rebecca Wood

Popping-up for adventure play in Canada

The UK-based charity, Pop-Up Adventure Play has announced that it is heading to Canada for a series of workshops and play support sessions ahead of this September’s Triennial world conference of the International Play Association...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Spatial stories of Dublin’s youth

During winter and spring of this year, a Dublin-based group of young people aged 16 and 17 came together to explore and share their everyday experiences of public space. Researcher Jackie Bourke takes up the...Read more
|Comment|author: Jackie Bourke

Co-creating space to support young people’s rights

A practice-led research project to include young people in the creation of a public space in Wrexham town centre, North Wales, demonstrates their capacity to participate in the design process and to provide ideas to inform town planning. Research undertaken in Wrexham, North Wales, in response...Read more
|Comment|author: Claire Edwards

Inspiring young place-makers

Launched on 27 April at the national Place Alliance Big Meet 7 at UCL London, Generation Place demonstrates the importance of educating young people about place and the built environment. Nurturing the UK’s future professionals and citizens, the...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce

Child friendly Leeds

Inspired by the UNICEF Child Friendly City initiative, one of England’s biggest cities is committed to becoming also the best in the country for children. Andy Lloyd, of Leeds children’s services department explains how. Leeds is the...Read more
|Comment|author: Adrian Voce