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.
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.
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.
Shane’s Inspiration vision is to foster a bias-free world for children with disabilities.
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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.
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…
And thank you Landscape Structures for that beautiful equipment! It has already reached hundreds of children in under a year!
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
A 60-minute classroom ability awareness workshop that helps general education students walk through their beliefs and assumptions about disabilities while preparing them for interaction with their peers with differences.
An interactive field trip to an inclusive playground, where your students with and without disabilities are paired together for a day of play and learning. If you don’t have a playground, you can host inclusive play experiences on your school campus.
A follow-up, 45-minute classroom workshop that helps general education students synthesize how their perceptions shifted, what they learned from their buddies with disabilities, and how they can pay it forward in the community.