Poster Session  |   November 2018
Is Play a Choice on the School Playground for Children With Disabilities?
Author Affiliations
  • Australian Catholic University
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / School-Based Practice / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   November 2018
Is Play a Choice on the School Playground for Children With Disabilities?
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505156p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO8013
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, November 2018, Vol. 72, 7211505156p1. doi:10.5014/ajot.2018.72S1-PO8013
Abstract

Date Presented 4/21/2018

This qualitative case study used a mainstream school with segregated special education classes to understand school staff decision making affecting play. Because of a poor fit between environment and child skills, children with disabilities had limited meaningful choices on the school playground.

Primary Author and Speaker: Julia Sterman

Contributing Authors: Geraldine Naughton, Michelle Villeneuve, Elspeth Froude, Anita Bundy