Accessible Playground Surfaces

Thursday, November 7, 2013


The Access Board and the National Center on Accessibility recently completed a longitudinal study on playground surfaces. The purpose of the study was to examine how various surfaces performed over time in terms of accessibility and safety. Details on engineered wood fiber, poured in place rubber, rubber tiles, and other hybrid surface systems performed during the study will be addressed in this session.

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Peggy Greenwell Accessibility Specialist, Office of Technical and Information Services, US Access Board

Jennifer Skulski Principal, Skulski Consulting LLC