WG3 – Contexts for play of children with disabilities

wg3The working group will study in-depth all the aspects of context that may affect the quality, effectiveness and inclusiveness of the child with disabilities’ play, including natural and artificial environments, formal, non formal and informal educational contexts, interpersonal relationships among peers and to support the play by adults.

It aims to create:

A Repertoire of playing experiences with children with disabilities (categorized according to types of impairment, tools and contexts).

Models for intervention and support of play development of the child with disabilities in inclusive contexts.

Models for the effective use of technology and assistive technology to support play of children with disabilities. (16-30 Months)

Leader: Angharad Beckett

Vice-Leader: Carol Barron

Group Members

TitleLast Name*First Name*Country*Role in the Network*Picture*
Prof Desoete Annemie Belgium WG-member, Management Committee Member
Ms Coussens Marieke Belgium WG-member, Management Committee Member
Ms De Maesschalck Karen Belgium WG-member, Management Committee Substitute
Ms Prevendar Tamara Croatia WG-member, Management Committee Member
Prof Brooks Eva Denmark Management Committee Member
Ms Casal Ribeiro Anne Sophie France WG-member, Management Committee Member
Dr Langmeyer Alexandra Germany WG-member, Management Committee Member
Ms Winklhofer Ursula Germany WG-member, Management Committee Member
Ms Methúsalemsdóttir Hólmdís Iceland WG-member
Ms Askayo Tania Israel WG-member, Management Committee Substitute
Dr Blaszczyk Magdalena Poland WG-member, Management Committee Member
Dr Lynch Helen Republic of Ireland WG-member, Management Committee Member
Dr O'Dwyer Mareesa Republic of Ireland Management Committee Substitute
Dr Barron Carol Republic of Ireland WG Vice--leader
Ms Cojocaru Daniela Romania WG-member, Management Committee Member