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      Disabled Children in Public Playgrounds: A pilot study

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      Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies

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          This is a cross-sectional pilot study on children with disabilities needs in public playgrounds. They often faced problems at public playgrounds, entertainment and amusement areas, due to the lack of ample provisions to cater their special needs. The purpose of the study was to investigate the current status of infrastructure and design proper public playgrounds in Malaysia. The study period was six months. Overall 40 disabled children, parents, teachers and doctors were questioned and interviewed. Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) software program was used for analysis. The finding revealed that there is necessary need to improue and construct well equipped public playgrounds for children with disabilities.

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          Journal
          Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
          ajE-Bs
          e-IPH Ltd.
          2514-751X
          January 01 2018
          January 01 2018
          : 3
          : 6
          : 81
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          10.21834/aje-bs.v3i6.238
          © 2018

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