Despite some criticism from the public about the new playground at the NYSA Sports Complex, the apparatus meets the American with Disabilities Act’s criteria for an all-inclusive design.
Santa Rosa County Commissioner Rob Williamson said the response to the playground, designed for children ages 2 to 12, has been positive.
“The response to the playground has been overwhelmingly positive,” Williamson said. “When Santa Rosa County gave me the opportunity to serve as commissioner, we had one main public playground in District 4. Now, we have two playgrounds.”
Specific components of the playground include features for children who have Autism/Sensory Processing Disorder, spina bifida, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, ADHD, learning disabilities or visual impairments.
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