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Is Your Playground Accessible to all Children?

All children are different in their own ways and not all children play in the same way. Some kids like to play quietly when other kids like to be loud and run wild. Other children have to wear mobility devices while they play making it more difficult to play on traditional playgrounds. All of these children love to play in one place in common, the playground.

It can be difficult to try and make a playgorund fit all of the different children out there, but it is possible. By law all playgrounds built at a school or city park is required to be ADA Compliant according to the state they reside. The article below explains the difference between Accessible and Inclusive playgounds and what it takes to be ADA Compliant.

"The words Accessible and Inclusive have in many ways become synonymous with each other when describing playgrounds. I contend, however, that an accessible playground and an inclusive playground are in actuality very different. Let's examine these two adjectives." Read more...

http://www.playgroundprofessionals.com/news/playgrounds/accessible-vs-in...

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