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2012-10-19 04:03:22

Designed to help meet the American Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines for playground safety and accessibility, the JennSwing can be used by children of all ages and abilities. This full body swing features a patented, lightweight plastic design that offers special needs kids with movement limiting disabilities the chance to experience the exhilaration of swinging, while remaining safe and secure in equipment certified to meet the ADA's public recreation guidelines. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) October...

Natural Playgrounds Inspire More Play And More Beneficial To Children
2012-10-12 08:45:15

Children who play on playgrounds that incorporate natural elements like logs and flowers tend to be more active than those who play on traditional playgrounds with metal and brightly colored equipment, according to a recent UT study. They also appear to use their imagination more, according to the report. The study, which examined changes in physical activity levels and patterns in young children exposed to both traditional and natural playgrounds, is among the first of its kind in the...

2012-09-02 23:02:17

Child accident lawyer warns parents about the increased risk during back to school season Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 03, 2012 The back-to-school season adds a lot of stress on parents, particularly those faced with the tasks of shopping for school supplies and clothes. According to SafeKidsUSA — a national organization focused on preventing accidental injuries to children — 40 percent of all pediatric injuries take place at the beginning and end of the school year....

2012-06-24 23:02:03

On September 29, 2009, 8 year-old Brody Cole lost his battle with mitochondrial disease. In the two years leading up to his passing, Brody said a special prayer that included the following ending: “And at the playground, I slide down the slide. Amen.” No one knows exactly what the meaning was behind his prayer, but with the help of Little Tikes Commercial and Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, his dreams of an inclusive playground were fulfilled. Farmington, MO (PRWEB) June 24,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.