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Inclusive Play Information

Please find below a list of useful web-sites that provide useful information around play and play equipment to ensure inclusive play for all children.

Senseory Trust The Sensory Trust promotes and supports the creation and management of outdoor spaces that can be used and enjoyed by everyone, regardless of age or ability.

Kids KIDS is charity working with disabled people, young people and their families to promote inclusion.

Intensive Interaction Information about Intensive Interaction, courses and resources.

Sense Toys Nice range of resources and toys.

Makaton Makaton charity – resources and information.

Special Needs Toys Toys and equipment.

Senseory Toys Warehouse Sensory toys and equipment.

Ideal Learning Large signing doll puppets (Molly and Pip puppets)

Playwork General web site on improving children’s play opportunities.

Books:

Inclusive Play: Practical Strategies for Working with Children aged 3 to 8, by Theresa Casey. Paul Chapman Publishing.

The Intensive Interaction Handbook, by Hewett, Firth, Barber and Harrison. Sage.

Cultivating Creativity in Babies, Toddlers and Young Children, by Tina Bruce. Hodder & Stoughton.

Fun with Messy Play: Ideas and Activities for Children with Special Needs. Tracey Beckerley. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.