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Chippewa Falls, WI: Elementary school gets new playground with 'sensory' equipment for autistic kids

Feb 3, 2018, Chippewa Herald (Chippewa Falls, WI): Southview Elementary closes distance to 'barrier-free' playground http://chippewa.com/news/local/southview-elementary-closes-distance-to-barrier-free-playground/article_8793093e-a9d3-5456-8cc6-78e74e7da0ae.html Not only will kids with wheelchairs be able to climb the structures, the playground will have “sensory” equipment, aimed at students on the autism spectrum: “We’ll have some spinner chairs, which are for kids with sensory needs,” Golden said. “We’ll have a lot of games and interactive boards that kids can feel. It’s all about including that sense of touch.”