Disabled boys hugging happily in preschool.

Including People with Disabilities in Your Summer Parties

Summer is often a time for celebrations – weddings, birthday parties, and cookouts among others. While most people look forward to these events, frequently it is a difficult time for people with disabilities and their family and friends. Hosting a gathering of these sorts is a good time to practice inclusive values and good intentions so […]

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Perfect Time for “Site” Seeing

In case you haven’t noticed, we have recently made some big changes here at The Play Brigade. In March 2023, we released an updated version of our website with many awesome new features. We also unveiled a redesign to complement our new site with a modern look and easy-to-use layout. The site needed to be accessible; it needed to look […]

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Photo of Jeremy Howard and his supporters.

Little Compton Man Attempts to Break Record for Long Trail Crossing

Tom MooneyProvidence Journal USA TODAY NETWORK Vermont’s Long Trail is a 273-mile gnarly path along the craggy spine of the Green Mountains, stretching from the Canadian border to the Massachusetts state line. On average it takes hikers 19 days to traverse the entire technical trail ofridges, ruts and roots. Then there are “ultra-marathoners” like Jeremy […]

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Photo of a racer from The Play Brigade inclusive team crossing the finish line.

The Play Brigade Fields an inclusive team at the Boston Marathon

After being awarded guaranteed entries for the 2016 Boston Marathon through John Hancock’s nonprofit marathon program, The Play Brigade was proud to field an all abilities team that included a competitor in the hand cycle division. As part of the program, each runner on The Play Brigade’s marathon team pledged to raise funds to support […]

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