Inclusive Playgrounds: Designing Spaces to Bring Children & Communities Together

Registration Eligibility
Private Session - Land Design, Inc
Start Date
05/23/2018
End Date
05/23/2018
Description
Description: Play is more than fun and games—it is an essential component in helping children develop critical physical, mental, emotional, and social skills that lay the foundation for adulthood. Inclusive play breaks down barriers and builds community through fostering understanding of our similarities and differences. This course discusses how play impacts child development and describes the options and considerations for designing an inclusive playground that benefits all children and the community.
Location
Alexandria, VA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Accessibility / ADA
Parks & Recreation
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
• recall the role of play in child development
• define an inclusive playground in comparison to one that is accessible
• explain the importance and benefits of a universally designed, inclusive playground
• describe an array of playground equipment and options and how each benefits child development and contributes to inclusivity
• integrate requirements for ADA compliance into the design of an inclusive playground, and
• use case studies as examples of how inclusive playgrounds can benefit communities.
Instructors
Alisa Coble
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Course Codes
Provider
BCI Burke Company


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