Building 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 needed visionaries for a planning team. The planning committee should be as thoughtfully composed as the playground you aspire to build.
After you answer these questions, it will become apparent as to who should serve on the committee. The authors of the Inclusive Play Design Guide asked these questions and came up with the following list of who to consider on your playground committee:
The more knowledge of disabilities, park management, child development and the community —the more likely you will be in succeeding in the development of an inclusive playground.
The Inclusive Play Design Guide offers you guidance for starting your planning:
To get started with your planning and preparation, download a free copy of the Inclusive Play Design Guide at http://main.playworldsystems.com/why_playworld/inclusive_play
This post is the beginning of a series about how to use the Inclusive Play Design Guide.