Play Modifications for Children with Disabilities

Sandall, Susan R.
May 2003
YC: Young Children;May2003, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p54
Academic Journal
The article offers suggestions for modifying curriculum to ensure that all children have opportunities to engage in play. The teachers should alter the physical, social and/or temporal environment. The teachers should modify the play materials so that the child can manipulate them. The teachers should simplify a complicated activity by breaking it into smaller parts or reducing the number of steps. The teachers should use the child's preferred material, activity or person to encourage the child to play. The teachers should use special or adaptive devices to allow the child's access to and participation in the activity.


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