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PEDAL September Speaker Series – The Way We Play – Play in Challenging Settings

This webinar focused on how play can manifest in challenging settings, and was chaired by PEDAL’s Dr Jenny Gibson. She was joined by Dr Krutika Pau from Starlight Children’s Foundation, and Dr Fadi El Yamani from Right To Play. Starlight Children’s Foundation is the national children’s charity that exists to preserve childhood throughout serious illness. Dr Krutika Pau, Director of Children’s Services, shared insights into the challenges of play in hospitals and through the pandemic. Right To Play is an international non-profit organization that empowers vulnerable children to overcome the effects of war, poverty, and disease around the world through play. Dr Fadi El Yamani, Global Training & Capacity Building Specialist, discussed how Right To Play is using play in different challenging settings around the globe.