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Accessible Playground Equipment in Mashhad City, Iran

Published: 2022-01-08
Author: Mohammad Javad Mousavizadeh | Contact: Disabled World (Disabled-World.com)

Synopsis: Mashhad Municipality, the second-largest city in Iran, provides playground equipment for disabled children in the city parks. The playground equipment is designed by local companies, and the municipality will definitely support these manufacturing companies that make playgrounds accessible and inclusive for all children. According to the Young Journalists Club, the Municipality has also provided the first playground for Autistic children in an area of 300 square meters in Mashhad.

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Disabled children can now enjoy accessible playground equipment in eight parks in Mashhad, the second-largest Iranian city.

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Mashhad's mayor, Seyed Abdullah Arjaei Shirazi, said:

"We would be able to equip all parks in Mashhad with these devices. This playground equipment is designed by knowledge-based local companies, and the municipality will definitely support these manufacturing and knowledge-based companies that make playgrounds accessible and inclusive for all children."

According to the Young Journalists Club, the Municipality has also provided the first playground for Autistic children in an area of 300 square meters in Mashhad.

Notably, Holy Mashhad is the capital of Khorasan Razavi province, northeastern Iran. The city is the burial place of Ali ibn Musa al-Ridha, the eighth imam in Twelver Shiʿism, and millions of Shias around the world travel annually to Mashhad.

Images of the Accessible Playground Equipment

Side view of yellow and red wheelchair accessible playground equipment.
Side view of yellow and red wheelchair accessible playground equipment.

Front view of yellow and red wheelchair accessible playground equipment.
Front view of yellow and red wheelchair accessible playground equipment.

View of multiple accessible playing equipment in a park playground.
View of multiple accessible playing equipment in a park playground.

Accessible play equipment featuring a yellow arch with a red ball in the playground.
Accessible play equipment featuring a yellow arch with a red ball in the playground.

Image depicts three colorful items of accessible playground equipment.
Image depicts three colorful items of accessible playground equipment.

Boy in a wheelchair turns a wheel that controls water flow in a water park play area.
Boy in a wheelchair turns a wheel that controls water flow in a water park play area.

Image depicts a yellow round wheelchair accessible piece of playground equipment.
Image depicts a yellow round wheelchair accessible piece of playground equipment.

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Cite This Page (APA): Mohammad Javad Mousavizadeh. (2022, January 8). Accessible Playground Equipment in Mashhad City, Iran. Disabled World. Retrieved January 17, 2022 from www.disabled-world.com/news/middle-east/mashhad.php