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ERIC Number: EJ1261033
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2325-7466
Playgrounds for "All" Children
Rouse, Sharon E.; Jones, Rose B.; Walker, David W.
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, p94-115 Spr-Sum 2020
This article describes the inclusion challenge children with special needs face on playgrounds and public parks with universal design guiding the rights of children both with and without special needs to have play opportunities. This study evaluated 68 public school elementary playgrounds to determine whether they met Section 502 guidelines for accessibility, and whether the playground equipment on these playgrounds had been modified so that children with and without special needs could play together.
American Academy of Special Education Professionals. 3642 East Sunnydale Drive, Chandler Heights, AZ 85142. Tel: 800-754-4421; Fax: 800-424-0371; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973; Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A