138 - Inclusion Success: Myth or Bottom Line to ADA Compliance?

Tuesday, September 26
2:35 PM–3:50 PM

Location: Room 209

Days: Tuesday, 26 September
Track: Advocacy
NRPA Three Pillars: Social Equity
Session Type: Education Session

Those in parks and recreation are the heart of community and aim to include everyone in recreation. The challenge to find true inclusive play, programs and facilities is still a major issue 25 years after ADA. This session will be an open discussion outlining the current issues that are still common within our systems, and identify ways to involve government, businesses, non-profits and communities in cultivating inclusive, accessible programming within parks and recreation.

CEU Credits: 0.1

Learning Outcomes:
Understand and identifying different needs within the community of disability, creating clarity for successful programming and access. Thus, showing respect for all abilities.
Understanding how to utilize current facilities, making them accessible, with community at large.
Understanding how to collaborate with government/private systems to collaborate access for accessible sites.