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Wonderful innovative solutions. I am very interested in your ideas.
Will you design custom special assistive devices for each child?
Would they include both standing and seated positions?
How do the community Inclusive development workers connect with the families of children with Cerebral Palsy? Once they are connected is there a period of time that they follow and support the child and their families?
Namaste, Jennifer

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jennifer commented on Make Inclusive Design Playful!

Rachel,
Great questions... 
Modeling inclusion, rhythm of inclusion in play and balanced access can be partially accomplished thru training park of park and community ambassadors/teachers to themselves be mindful and develop comfort with everyone that comes into the park to play. It helps shape the environment literally and emotionally. This is key. The broader implication is that what is practiced successfully there in the 'laboratory of play' at the park can easily be translated to the greater communities that the park goers come from--schools, marketplaces, businesses... helping communities see it is possible to grow their inclusion intentionally, to greater empathize, to include and to empower.
The other key is to design "open" and engaging  play equipment.  Engaging to mulit players simultaneously, where one or more children could access and play at the same time.
Imagine  something akin to the helm of a boat, with a steering wheel on one side and a co-captains spot next to it.. each play and play therapy spot to be designed to accommodate a child that needs supports to stand, benefit from the standing therapy and engage... imagine towards the aft of the boat spots for children to weighing the anchor or cast a fishing pole...   

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jennifer commented on Make Inclusive Design Playful!

Great feedback Emmet,
Thank you for your thoughtful comments and exploring the benefits of inclusive design.
Among the many design consideration questions that you posed, the one about what level of ability the user might be expected to have own their own is the first one I would like to address.
Our intension, this time, would be to prototype a structure that is accessible for children 2 years old to 12 years old. This is because the the positive impact physical therapy and play therapy has on the developing frame of a child that can directly impact their stability and mobility for their life. For this reason we intend to create a structure where they can do their 'standing therapy' engaged in playful distraction. We envision a play/therapy structure that can have support straps for children that can not stabalize and stand unassisted, that will provide the therapy that will benefit their development. The structure can also be used and play engaged unfastened for children that can stand freely.
..more reflections to come... namaste, Jennifer