Bridgeport students with special needs get new playground | #specialneeds | #kids

Bridgeport students with special needs got the honors to help dedicate a new playground designed to give every kid the chance to be a kid Friday.

The $100,000 setup at Waltersville School incorporates state-of-the-art features seen nowhere else in the city.

Officials tell News 12 the design gives special access even to medically-fragile kids, who, in the past, have never been able to use a school jungle gym.

The facility features super-soft surfaces made possible by specially-processed recycled tires.

Officials say the playground is fully compliant with ADA regulations and was paid for by the state Department of Education bond funding.

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