Expanding Inclusivity from the Classroom to the Playground

Communicator April 2012, Volume 35, Issue 8 The playground is a child’s classroom. That’s why it is important to provide an inclusive play environment for all children—typically developing, those using mobility and auditory devices, and the 1 in 88 children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders. Play provides a vital benefit to children; it helps them develop physically, mentally, and socially.