Play has an invaluable role in encouraging child development. But play isn’t just one thing. It’s an invitation to explore, learn and grow. Play opens up a world of possibilities.
Play—on a playground, in a soccer...Read more
Za’atari Refugee Camp UNICEF opened Jordan’s first fully inclusive playground for children with disabilities. It is estimated that 30 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan have specific physical or intellectual needs.
The playground contains a...Read more
On December 17th, 2018 the city of Chennai opened it’s the first inclusive and disabled-friendly park. The Infinity Park in Santhome, is a sensory park that caters to all children. Making this India’s eighth inclusive park.
The park...Read more
Sarah Lisiecki has studied play professionally for more than five years. In this article, she details how Embrace Park in the city of Norfolk created a space for all children and brought a community together.
“The value...Read more
The neighbourhood playground is an environment where families create community. But for decades, an entire group was missing from these vital hubs: caregivers and children with disabilities, who make up 19% of the US population. Two...Read more
Antonio Malkusak, has 27 years of experience in the play and playground industry and is considered one of the leading experts on inclusive play environment design. In this article for Child in the City, he...Read more
Designed by architect Rahul Kadri’s firm, the garden at Worli’s Happy Home and School for the Blind will serve both as a play area and an open-air classroom. About 50 children gathered at a newly refurbished...Read more
1 in 20 children aged 14 years old or younger live with a form of disability, either moderate or severe, according to UNICEF. Such figures raise questions as to whether the majority of the existing...Read more
Croatian towns and districts participate in a yearly competition in which they are being awarded for programs that improve the lives of the children and encourage understanding, acceptance and inclusion of children with special needs in...Read more