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Heather M. Olsen, EdD

Biography: Heather M. Olsen, EdD, executive director of the National Program for Playground Safety has spent her professional career providing education and training for safe and engaging playgrounds across the country. Dr. Olsen is also a professor at the University of Northern Iowa in the College of Education.

Heather M. Olsen, EdD's Books

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  • SAFE and Fun Playgrounds

    Authors: Heather M. Olsen, Susan D. Hudson, Donna Thompson
    Product Code: 544601
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-460-1

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    A Handbook

    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Play is important for cognitive, emotional, and physical development of children. Use the four components experts have identified for safety:

    • Supervision by appropriate individuals
    • Age-appropriate design
    • Fall-surfacing that contains approved materials
    • Equipment maintenance


    This handbook is what you need to create pleasing and challenging playgrounds that are safe, but not boring. Softbound, 176 pgs. E-book available.

     
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  • SAFE and Fun Playgrounds (e-book): A Handbook

    Authors: Heather M. Olsen, Susan D. Hudson, Donna Thompson
    Product Code: 544618
    ISBN: 978-1-60554-461-8

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    Play is important for cognitive, emotional, and physical development of children. Use the four components experts have identified for safety:

    • Supervision by appropriate individuals
    • Age-appropriate design
    • Fall-surfacing that contains approved materials
    • Equipment maintenance


    This handbook is what you need to create pleasing and challenging playgrounds that are safe, but not boring. E-book, 159 pgs.