Ashoka Fellow
United States
Fellow Since 2002
    This description of Amy Barzach's work was prepared when Amy Barzach was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2002.
    Amy is assisting people in the creation of barrier-free, developmentally advantageous playgrounds, thereby challenging cultural stereotypes and current practices that exclude children with disabilities from public play spaces and creating environments where children of all abilities can have the best opportunities for healthy development.
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