If the weather begins to cooperate, the "Play for All Playground" should be completed in the coming months, the newspaper reports. The playground will be located at the Danada South Park near Naperville and Warrenville roads in Wheaton.
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"The goal of this sensory garden playground is to create an environment where all children can feel comfortable and develop themselves by challenging their bodies and minds," according to the Wheaton Park District website. "This area will include amenities that will encourage different types of physical activity than standard playgrounds."
While many of the features of the park are designed with autistic children in mind, the Play for All Playground will be a place where adults with disabilities can engage with their kids, according to the Daily Herald.
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