“He goes out and he sits and watches as the other kids play. The only reason we’ve tolerated it this long is there are such good people and kids at the school, they come and play with him and try to bring him balls … every kid wants to be able to go independently where they can and not have to rely on everyone else to incorporate them.”
Summer is here and so is the fun: barbecues, sports, and picnics in the park! Not only is this a time for enjoyment and memories, but staying safe and accommodated are also important as well. Parks and places of recreation are required to adhere to ADA regulations, so you can do just that.
We all benefit from fresh air, exercise, and sport in the great American outdoors. This is why the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requires that recreational facilities be made accessible to people with disabilities of all types. Here are a few of the highlights of ADA requirements regarding outdoor recreation: