Dec 2, 2022, Spectrum News 1, Worcester, MA: New playground for students with autism opens in Worcester https://spectrumnews1.com/ma/worcester/news/2022/12/02/new-playground-for-students-with-autism-spectrum-disorder
A new playground geared for students on the autism spectrum opened Friday at the Center for Applied Behavioral Instruction.
The nonprofit serves nearly 100 students ages 6 to 21 with autism spectrum disorder.
They said the outdoor play space will allow students to have a more typical recess experience, as well as work on fine motor and gross motor skills.
"It was absolutely a missing asset that we had," said executive director Brian Doyle. …
The nonprofit special education school serves students from school districts in central Massachusetts. The playground was funded mostly through fundraisers and donations.