You can become a permanent part of our new playground by purchasing a brick today. We can add your logo or graphic to the brick along with up to three lines of text.
The new Tri-Blend (50% Polyester, 25% Cotton,25% Rayon) shirts are now on sale and available for $30. All proceeds go directly towards the Harmony Playground. Clayton Pediatric Dentistry is the official retailer (stop by to pickup a shirt!). Their office is downtown Clayton - 482 E Main St, Clayton, NC 27520.
CHILDREN ARE AUTISTIC
CHILDREN HAVE DISABILITIES
13-18 YEAR OLDS HAVE ANXIETY
AMERICANS HAVE DISABILITIES
The Harmony Playground at East Clayton Community Park is designed to be a one-of-a-kind Inclusion Play destination inviting and enabling children of ALL abilities to play together in a safe, educational and supportive environment where families, caregivers and citizens in support of inclusion come together.
This playground is sponsored by the Clayton Community Recreational Foundation:
As of 2012, federal law requires that public play areas include wheelchair-friendly surfaces and equipment that help kids with physical challenges and their mobility only meeting specific accessibility standards providing their residents with “program accessibility,” which means there are equal play opportunities for everyone in the community. Inclusive design of a Universal Playground has been evolving for decades. Whereas Federal accessibility guidelines have been around since the 1990s, there is now bigger push by parents, advocates and designers, amounting to an inclusive playground movement, as public playgrounds meeting only accessibility standards are generally the responsibility of local governments that hold limited funding. In 2014, a focus group in Johnston County was comprised of area residents to include the parents of children with special needs and a universal playground concept was presented to the Clayton Town Council. Factors in support of the need for a Universal Playground in Johnston County include: