Poster Session
Issue Date: August 2020
Published Online: August 01, 2020
Updated: July 29, 2020
School Playground Intervention for Children With Disabilities Creates Play Capabilities and Shifts Adult Perspectives
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
  • University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA
  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
Article Information
Pediatric Evaluation and Intervention / Rehabilitation, Participation, and Disability / Prevention and Intervention
Poster Session   |   August 01, 2020
School Playground Intervention for Children With Disabilities Creates Play Capabilities and Shifts Adult Perspectives
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515386. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8122
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, August 2020, Vol. 74, 7411515386. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO8122
Abstract

Date Presented 03/28/20

Five schools participated in the Sydney Playground Project to increase choice, control, and inclusion of students with disabilities on the school playground. The intervention served as a catalyst to challenge teacher perceptions of children’s disabilities and increase children’s capabilities.

Primary Author and Speaker: Julia Sterman

Additional Authors and Speakers: Michelle Villeneuve

Contributing Authors: Anita Bundy, Shirley Wyver