There are many terms used relating to different types of childrens playgrounds, such as
Inclusive Playgrounds, Accessible playgrounds, Universally designed
playgrounds, Special needs Playgrounds, All abilities play
grounds, Autism friendly Play grounds. Below are stories and video and
information identifying many of these 'new generation play areas' which cater for people
of all ability
- Children with Disabilities share the Gold Coast All abilities Playground
This Inspirational Playground was designed to enable children with disabilities to have access to a playground where they could play outdoors and share side by side the same activity with their friends and siblings.
- Examples of Accessible Playgrounds USA
The Top 10 accessible playgrounds in the USA that the writers from accessibleplaygrounds.net would most like to visit.
- Autism friendly Playground
The video is about the Sutherland House Special needs school in Nottingham England, who entered a competition with a chance of winning fifty thousand pounds to enable them to update and replace their old decaying pre-existing special needs playground built in 1968 for autistic children.
- Irelands first Special Needs Playground
Ireland first special needs playground has been opened by Ireland president Michael D Higgins in Navan, County Meath recently, an adapted space specially designed for sensory exploration with full access for children with disabilities. The playground is named ‘Is Féidir Linn’ which translates from Gaelic as ‘We are able".
- Livvis's Place Playground-Timbrell Park Sydney
Australia's first all abilities playground Livvi's Place in Timbrell Park at Henley Marine Drive, Five Dock, Sydney an initiative of the City of Canada Bay Council, Touched by Olivia Foundation and Leighton Contractors
- Should Skate Parks be Accessible
With the advancement of wheelchair sports such as wheelchair basketball and wheelchair Rugby plus athletic achievements of the Paralympians having a positive impact upon perception of Disability, people with disability cannot be excluded from using Skate parks.