Archive for Inclusive Play

How to Make an Existing Playground Inclusive on a Budget

Making an Existing Playground Inclusive

Since the introduction of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), many of us have been aware of the need for more accessible public spaces. While many individuals understand the need for accessibility …

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Making recess a reality at the TEC playground

dsc_9553When The Education Cooperative (TEC) school in East Walpole, Massachusetts, opened in September 2014, educators were faced with a problem: the school had no playground on site. There wasn’t a place for …

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Driving Empathy – Inclusion on the Playground

Photo - Claude Moore Fun for All Playground, Warrenton, VAIn my experience, most parents of children with disabilities are fully accepting of their family. They do not want their children to change, but they do yearn for understanding or empathy from …

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Americans With Disabilities Act turns 25

Inclusion is an important topic for Playworld. The company strives to design and manufacture playground equipment that benefits and can be fully utilized by individuals of all ages and abilities. The Americans …

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The Importance of Inclusive Playgrounds

Playworld inclusive playground equipment - Zahra Baker All Children's Playground, Hickory, NCAccording to Article 31 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of a Child, every child has a right to engage in play. It is a vital part of children’s development …

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Playgrounds help students succeed

Playworld school playground

It’s tough picturing an elementary school without a playground, but it is a common occurrence in today’s world. Instead of seeing playgrounds as vital to the overall development of children, they are …

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Spreading knowledge: October is Sensory Awareness Month

Sensory Processing Awareness MonthDid you know that October is National Sensory Awareness Month? While Sensory Processing Disorder may not be top of mind for many, this condition affects the daily lives of numerous children and …

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Evolving play for the 21st Century

Playworld NEOS electronic playground equipmentIt’s no secret that at Playworld, we believe deeply in the power of play. In fact, Playworld’s passion for making play exciting and relevant was featured in the recent TIME magazine article, …

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