Poster Session  |   August 2016
The Need for Accessibility in Playgrounds for Children With Disabilities
Author Affiliations
  • Creighton University
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   August 2016
The Need for Accessibility in Playgrounds for Children With Disabilities
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505165p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO6020
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2016, Vol. 70, 7011505165p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2016.70S1-PO6020
Abstract

Date Presented 4/9/2016

This study examined the perceived need for and current level of playground accessibility in Omaha, Nebraska, for children with disabilities. A Playground Accessibility Checklist was created and piloted. Results support occupational therapy in assessing, modifying, and creating accessible playgrounds.

Primary Author and Speaker: Amy Brennan

Additional Authors and Speakers: Shirley Blanchard, Briana Scharn, Kathryn Milbert, Sara Samuelson