No Matter What the Circumstance, Play Should Be a Part of a Child's Life

Recent research conducted by national deafblind charity Sense on ‘The Case for Play’, which found that 92% of parents who have children with disabilities felt their child did not have the same opportunities to play as their non-disabled peers was not only upsetting to read, but also painted a bleak picture of the inequality children with disabilities are facing.

The report revealed that more than 80% of parents found it difficult to access mainstream play groups and local play opportunities at leisure centres, playgrounds and soft play. It is vital that these barriers are removed so that all children, both those who are well and those who are ill, can feel included and enjoy one of the most memorable and significant aspects of…

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