LUDI at IPA Triennial World Conference 2017 in Calgary

IPA Conference Canada 2017

LUDI took part to the International Play Association Triennial World Conference in Calgary. In this occasion, LUDI received the IPA Award!

Serenella Besio and Pedro Encarnação introduced to the public the network LUDI on September the 15th with the presentation: Making the right to play of children with disabilities in reality: the COST Action LUDI “Play for Children with Disabilities”.

It was an opportunity to illustrate the challenges and the results of our project again and to a wider and overseas public the goals. LUDI’s first outcomes was also presented through three posters: the first books, the databases, the first Training school, the LUDI “Position Statement”, etc.

Other four LUDI members also participated at the IPA Conference, Helen Lynch from Ireland, Maria Prellwitz from Sweden, Christina Schulze from Switzerland and Alice Moore from Ireland, with a presentation titled: Promoting or preventing play for children with disabilities in Europe: Perspectives from policy and practice. The colleagues will also present the LUDI survey they developed (https://www.ludi-network.eu/surveys/), aimed at investigating play policies in the different European Countries.

For the detailed programme: http://canada2017.ipaworld.org/program/conference-schedule/

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