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Creating opportunities for inclusive and integrated play for children with developmental disabilities​

This webinar will explore ​the importance of play for children with disabilities. ​

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​In this webinar, the speakers will be exploring the importance of play for children with disabilities and exploring how to create opportunities for integrated and inclusive play. They will be presenting case studies and experiences from South Africa and India highlighting cultural aspects of play and strategies for engaging caregivers in play.​ 

This event is open to everyone with interest or experience in implementing programmes for children with developmental disability and their caregivers and will share learning from the Ubuntu Hub programmes.  

The webinar will include a short presentation from CHAI on their recent study on: Do children with disabilities have the same opportunities to play as children without disabilities. This will be followed by two presentations from India and South Africa to explore strategies on supporting inclusive play as integrated and integral part of daily life. This will be followed by a Q&A. 

Attendees will learn about:

  1. The importance of play for learning and development for children with disabilities
  2. How to create inclusive environments for play
  3. Play in different cultural contexts
  4. Strategies for engaging parents and family members in play  
  5. Have the opportunity to share experiences, ideas and learning with global expert panel 


  • Emily Miner, Associate Director, Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI)
  • Shabnam Rangwla, Director Community Services ADAPT & Managing Trustee Project Noor, India
  • Aimee Smale, Seating Practitioner and Programme Facilitator, Shonaquip Social Enterprise, South Africa

Event notices

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Free and open to all. No registration required.