Disabled children in public playgrounds: a pilot study / Seyed Hassan Khalifeh Soltani, Mohamed Yusoff Abbas and Mohamad Awang.

Soltani, Seyed Hassan Khalifeh and Abbas, Mohamed Yusoff and Awang, Mohamad (2018) Disabled children in public playgrounds: a pilot study / Seyed Hassan Khalifeh Soltani, Mohamed Yusoff Abbas and Mohamad Awang. Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies, 3 (6). pp. 1-9. ISSN 2514-751X

Abstract

This is a cross-sectional pilot study on children with disabilities needs in public playgrounds. 7hey often faced problems at public playgrounds, entertainment and amusement areas, due to the lack of ample provisions to cater their special needs. 7he purpose of the study was to inuestigate the current status of infrastructure and design proper public playgrounds in Malaysia. 7he study period was six months. Ouerall 40 disabled children, parents, teachers and doctors were questioned and interuiewed. Statistical Package for the Social Science (SPSS) software program was used for analysis. 7he ßnding reuealed that there is necessary need to improue and construct well equipped public playgrounds for children with disabilities.

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Item Type: Article
Creators:
CreatorsID Num. / Email
Soltani, Seyed Hassan KhalifehHassan_kh8@yahoo.com
Abbas, Mohamed YusoffUNSPECIFIED
Awang, MohamadUNSPECIFIED
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation. Leisure > Recreational areas and facilities. Recreation centers
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor > Puncak Alam Campus > Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Surveying
Journal or Publication Title: Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
Journal: Others > Asian Journal of Environment-Behaviour Studies
ISSN: 2514-751X
Volume: 3
Number: 6
Page Range: pp. 1-9
Official URL: https://aje-bs.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/ajE-Bs/articl...
Item ID: 29836
Uncontrolled Keywords: disabled children, public playgrounds, post-occupancy study, quality of life.
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/29836

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