Children with disabilities face challenges in having enough play opportunities, no matter where they live. We found that these disparities vary between countries and affect children with learning and communication difficulties the most.
What does this mean? It highlights the importance of making sure all kids, especially those with learning or communication challenges, are included in early child development programs. We suggest tailoring these programs to the specific needs of children and supporting parents in countries with fewer resources.
It is crucial to spread awareness and improve attitudes among parents, teachers, and caregivers. We also need policies that break down barriers to participation, ensuring every child gets a fair chance to play and learn.
Read our paper here