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Play, Laugh, and Explore at Scarlet’s Playground in Commerce Township

Scarlet’s Playground in Commerce Township is a state-of-the-art play area designed for children of all abilities. This inclusive playground features a variety of equipment, from wheelchair-accessible swings to sensory play elements, ensuring every child can join in the fun. Highlights include towering slides, climbing structures, and a splash pad. Located within Dodge Park V, the playground is surrounded by scenic walking paths and picnic areas, making it a perfect spot for family outings. Clean restrooms, shaded seating, and safety-focused design add to its appeal.

New Inclusive Maple Beach Playground at Kensington Metropark

Maple Beach Playground at Kensington Metropark is a haven for adventure-seeking kids. With state-of-the-art play structures, exciting slides, and interactive features, it’s a paradise for young explorers. Surrounded by the park’s natural beauty, families can enjoy hours of outdoor fun while creating unforgettable memories. Whether climbing, sliding, or swinging, there’s something for every child to enjoy at Maple Beach Playground.

AMPed Education: Individualized, Inclusive, Innovative

AMPed Education’s goal is to help the kids of today become the bridge-builders and world-changers of tomorrow.  With programming for toddlers all the way through adults, they know that learning never has to stop.  Founded by a special education teacher and her husband, AMPed Education was born when it became clear that the resources Anne Marie wished were available to… 

Special Needs: The Biggest Guide

Adaptive, Sensory Friendly, Accessible Places and Resources in Metro Detroit & Surrounding Areas If you’re looking for ideas for special needs, The Biggest Guide lists resources such as camps, special education, fun activities and things to do, inclusive and boundless playgrounds, as well as special programs in Metro Detroit and surrounding areas,Check out The Biggest Guide to Special Needs: CAMPS… 

Michigan Guide to Activities for Children with Disabilities and Permanent Injuries: Sponsored Post

Written by: Jesse Reiter, a Michigan Birth Injury attorney based in Bloomfield Hills.   There are many activities for children with disabilities in the state of Michigan. Some activities are age-specific or disability-specific and some are inclusive. Below are a few of our favorites.   Adaptive Sports Adaptive sports, also sometimes referred to as disabled sports or para sports, are competitive sports for… 

Kids Love Sensory-Integrated Fun at Play-x-scape!

Make playtime challenging, stimulating and fun at Play-x-scape on Orchard Lake Road in Farmington! Play-x-scape23325 Orchard Lake RdFarmington, MI 48335248-987-2331 Play-x-scape recently opened in July of 2022 and metro Detroit parents have found a place where their kids want to stay! The indoor play space utilizes the purposeful playtime model to engage the child’s senses while fostering language development and… 

Visit Sensory Santa’s in Metro Detroit: Santa’s for all Spectrums.

“Sensory Santa’s”, sometimes referred to as “Silent Santa’s” give children of all spectrums of special needs the opportuity to visit Santa in a quiet and welcoming, sensory-friendly environment. All families with children with autisim and other special needs can enjoy the time-honored tradition of a visit with Santa, in a more subdued and calm environment at these Metro Detroit Sensory Santa Locations.