Children of all abilities have a right to play, and that includes children that have developmental, physical, learning, neurological, or psychiatric disabilities. This infographic from PlaygroundEquipment.com takes a close look at 30 reasons as to why play is important for children with disabilities. This colorful graphic is filled with facts and great quotes such as "play matters because it creates an opportunity to bring out the best in every kid, and it's an opportunity for kids to really see the best in themselves," as said by Jill Vialet, the founder of Playworks.
According to the International Play Association, every child must be afforded equal opportunities to enjoy their right to play in their everyday lives. With that said, there are ways that parks and playgrounds can be designed to be inclusive, which can then welcome children of all abilities to take part in all of the enriching and vital benefits of play. Which fact on this infographic jumps out to you the most?
infographic by: www.playgroundequipment.com