Webinar

A Design Checklist for Success with Inclusive Playgrounds

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Webinar detail

Date

September 20, 2023

Time (Eastern - US)

1pm

Duration

60 minutes

Language

English

Credits

AIA, LA CES, IACET

Tag

Inclusive Play

Webinar description

Statistics show us that children and parents with mobility and sensory problems or disabilities don’t have access to public playgrounds. This is a health and well-being as well as an equity issue for communities. So how can we make public playgrounds inclusive of diverse user needs, accessible, fun, and usable for all abilities? How can inclusive playgrounds cater to all and still be thrilling, without disproportionate costs? Join this KOMPAN Play Institute webinar to learn the new science-based practice tips for the design of attractive, active, and fun playgrounds for all, that are truly inclusive.

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Presented by

Jeanette Fich Jespersen

Head of KOMPAN Play Institute

As head of KOMPAN Play Institute, Jeanette has over 20 years of experience in researching, developing, and advocating playground play. Jeanette has served on the scientific and organizing boards of several international conferences on child-friendly city planning. Jeanette has authored and co-authored numerous white papers and articles on the topics of inclusive and universal play design, and child development.

Head of the KOMPAN Play Institute Jeanette Fich Jespersen

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