Categories for Special needs

Is play accessible enough?

When thinking about the accessibility of play, it is important that play value isn’t lost; simply being able to do something is not what makes it enjoyable. There were some wonderful examples of this in the recent BBC Children in Need special of ‘The Big Life Fix’ – including a couple of clever robots that…
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November 16, 2017 Tags:, , ,

Children with special needs are over labelled

Limiting With Labels

With our #Fun4all twitter campaign getting off the ground, I’ve been contemplating the whole area of additional needs: behavioural issues, physical disabilities and mental health diagnoses. As with many sensitive areas, it is very easy to cause offence and I’d like to start out by saying that none is intended here. Different terms are preferred…
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July 26, 2014 Tags:,