“Play Streets” bring fun and more to Los Angeles

“The temporary transformation of Fickett Street in Boyle Heights began with yellow shades resembling huge kites suspended over the sun-scorched asphalt. Soon, a thoroughfare known for its speeding vehicles and gang activity became something else entirely — a “play street” in which women gathered for Lotería, or Mexican bingo, and …

We Can Play!

We Can Play: A guide to Inclusive and Accessible Play is an old (2003) project I worked on with Alice Wershing for the Alliance for Technology Access, based on our years of running accessible play groups at the Center for Accessible Technology in Berkeley, California. It contains 20 one-page activity …

Nurturing Students with Special Needs in Nature

What is a reading forest and how might it benefit children with disabilities? Read all about it in this article from the Guardian: Our children with SEN benefit from how the outdoors relieves stress and anxiety, develops social skills, motivates learning across the curriculum (and beyond) and allows them to …