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How to choose the right surface for an inclusive playground?
Adaiz / 18. May 2023 - 13:04Surfaces must be accessible to able-bodied people, but also those using a wheelchair, crutches, as well as walkers and supports. Equipping a playground adapted to the diverse needs of the device makes no sense at all when the material used as a surface will completely prevent access to them.
Sensory integration on the playground
Adaiz / 7. February 2023 - 11:45Play is a method for constant and systematic training of the way a child receives and processes stimuli, as well as how he reacts to them. It is therefore something natural for a child, regardless of whether it is able-bodied or disabled. Each of them needs it equally and each of them has many benefits for health and proper psychophysical development.
PLANTS IN THE ACCESSIBLE PLAYGROUND
Adaiz / 5. October 2022 - 9:20Plants in the playground help in the sensory integration therapy, determine the attractiveness of the area design and also shade the playground together with dust protection and muting the noisy space. Which plants are advised to be designed on an inclusive playground?
Accessible public playground
Adaiz / 5. October 2022 - 8:03City parks, lawns and squares, public playgrounds and outdoor gyms must meet the accessibility criteria as the facilities that are friendly to all residents, regardless of their level of ability.
Playground at the integration facility
Adaiz / 25. August 2022 - 10:56An integrated school or kindergarten has a properly adapted infrastructure in the building. The playground relatively rarely gives children with different levels of fitness the opportunity to play - and they should.
PLAYGROUND FOR A SENIOR?
Adaiz / 25. August 2022 - 10:34Playgrounds and outdoor gyms dedicated to seniors, i.e. senior playgrounds or activity zones for seniors, are more and more often created in urban space, but also at care centers, sanatoriums and seniors' homes. They are equipped with devices adapted to perform rehabilitation exercises and to maintain physical activity and social contacts of seniors.
VII SUMMER FESTIVAL OF INCLUSION IN DILLINGEN, GERMANY
Adaiz / 15. July 2022 - 14:52After a two-year break, on July 2, 2022, the 7th Summer Inclusion Festival was held in Dillingen, Germany. Local associations were able to present their activities for inclusiveness. Terma, together with a partner organization, the Pro-Inklusionsschaukel association, presented the inclusive playground equipment.
HOTEL ACCESSIBLE FOR EVERYONE
Adaiz / 8. July 2022 - 8:18Recreation, leisure and tourism are an essential part of human life, including people with disabilities. Unfortunately, in this industry, although it is growing more and more dynamically, there are many obstacles limiting the possibility of accepting a new group of clients. The lack of accessibility also applies to the recreational part of the hotel facilities - including playgrounds.
How to design the area next to the Accessible Benches?
Adaiz / 13. June 2022 - 9:59What is the difference between an Accessible Bench and a typical public bench? At first glance, these differences should not be visible, so as not to create the impression of "otherness" of such a bench. There are, however, some universal rules that allow you to create benches that are friendly to people with disabilities, the elderly and everyone else in need, and at the same time comfortable for non-disabled people with various anthropometric dimensions. In a word - benches for everyone.
Is it possible to perform rehabilitation on the playground?
Adaiz / 14. December 2022 - 10:58The playground located at the hospital, day care center for people with disabilities, foundation or rehabilitation center is a perfect place not only for fun, but also for rehabilitation. The condition is the appropriate organization of the playground space and equipment allowing to improve motor functions and conducting neurological rehabilitation while playing.
Results of neglecting the inspections on the playground
Adaiz / 28. December 2021 - 8:45Checking the technical condition of the devices is extremely important because efficient, complete and controlled play devices allow the child to be safe.
DOES A PLAYGROUND FOR THE DISABLED AND INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND MEAN THE SAME?
Adaiz / 1. December 2021 - 7:12At first reception, it may seem that a playground for the disabled and an integrative playground are synonyms. It turns out, however, that these are completely different concepts that define two different types of arrangements. So what's the difference between them?
HOW TO PROTECT THE SURFACE UNDER THE INCLUSIVE SWING?
Adaiz / 13. July 2022 - 10:28Properly performed protection of the area under the device not only ensures the safety of users, but also reduces the frequency of maintenance works, especially weeding.
HOW TO DESIGN AN INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND?
Adaiz / 30. November 2021 - 13:39In order to reduce the number of restrictions on access to play in the playground, several critical issues need to be analyzed and corrected. It's worth getting to know them!
HOW TO CHOOSE AN INCLUSIVE PLAYGROUND EQUIPMENT?
Adaiz / 30. November 2021 - 12:44The market offer of devices dedicated to inclusive playgrounds supporting the fun of people with disabilities is gradually expanding. What to pay attention to when designing and selecting proper equipment?
HOW TO DESIGN AN INCLUSIVE RECREATIONAL AREA?
Adaiz / 30. November 2021 - 12:28How to design inclusive recreational area? Find some tips how to care about needs of users with disabilities and without. Would you like to know more? Contact us!
INSLUSIVE SWING IN THE PLAYGROUND
Adaiz / 30. November 2021 - 12:28Is it possible to install a swing for disabled in the public playground? Is there a solution for safe and conforming standards reconciliation of needs of both groups – disabled and without disabilities?
OUTDOOR SENSORY PATH IN THE PLAYGROUND
Adaiz / 30. November 2021 - 12:50Sensory paths will contribute not only to the stimulation of the nervous system, but also to relaxing and making the playground more attractive for both, users without disabilities and disabled people.
Workshop „MedDESIGN Together for the disabled” - engineers and the designers
KobLe / 30. November 2021 - 12:28
MedDESIGN takes on the workshop an equipment for people with disabilities. We want the world of these people to be better, more beautifull and easier. We want to teach how to communicate and create together to reach this aim.