Kids with disabilities are often excluded from play. Our goal is to create playgrounds and educational programs where kids of all abilities can play together.

 

MAPLE PARK GRAND OPENING

Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration invites you to the Grand Opening of their 71st Inclusive Playground located at Maple Park in Glendale, CA.

 

MALIBU GRAND OPENING

Inclusion Matters by Shane’s Inspiration invites you to the Grand Opening of their 72nd Inclusive Playground located at Whole Foods in the Park in Malibu, CA. Thursday, August 29, 2019 10:00am – 11:30am

RUN, WALK & ROLL

2019 Run, Walk & Roll

Mark your calendar for our 22nd Annual Run, Walk & Roll on September 22nd in Griffith Park. Meet up at Shane’s Inspiration Inclusive Playground for our 5k/10k Run and Walk & Roll. We will have the ribbon cutting for our Bankshot Basketball Play Area, an inclusive, non-competitive court! More details to come.

Rocket's Universe at Weddington Park

We were grateful to honor the Bill and Dina Ruch Family Foundation and Mia and Taylor Williams and their beautiful children Evie, Finch, Huxley, and Maceo – check out the incredible playground they created in loving memory of John “Rocket” Williams…

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Shane’s Inspiration is an international non-profit based in Los Angeles, whose mission is to foster social inclusion for children with disabilities through the vehicle of inclusive playgrounds and educational programs worldwide. Shane’s Inspiration partners with communities to design and build fully-inclusive play environments and offers inclusive playground programming for schools and recreation departments.

JOIN OUR SOCIAL INCLUSION EDUCATION PROGRAM

Do you want to deepen social inclusion in your classroom and on your campus? We’ve developed our exclusive Inclusion education curriculum program for teachers and educators. It successfully instructs how to bring children together through play. It helps reduce bias and bullying toward children with disabilities

Ian Film

This emotional film is based on the true story of a boy called Ian. The film was created by Emmy nominee Gastón Gorali, produced by Oscar winner and two-time Emmy winner Juan José Campanella and directed by Abel Goldfarb. This important film aims to help children to understand disability and for the message of inclusion to reach every home.

Ian was born with cerebral palsy. All he wants is to make friends, although it seems impossible to achieve when discrimination and bullying keep him away from his beloved playground. However, this young boy is determined and won’t give up easily.

“IAN” was produced at MundoLoco CGI using a unique animation technique that combined stopmotion sets made out of recycled waste with the latest CG technology. The film doesn’t use dialogue to express the children’s feelings making it inclusive to everyone regardless of their age, race, or language they speak.

for more information on this film and the Argentinian non-profit that inspired it visit https://fundacionian.org.ar/

OUR MISSION:
Shane’s Inspiration’s mission is to create social inclusion for children with disabilities through the creation of inclusive playgrounds and educational programs that unite children of all abilities.

OUR VISION:
Shane’s Inspiration vision is to foster a bias-free world for children with disabilities.

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