I hope my organization will not be around in 10 years, because at a national, state, and community level, we will have evolved into a society that cares about children and the need for play. </br>(Darell Hammond)Play exercises both your physical and creative muscles. It helps you move around, solve problems, challenge yourself, and think in new ways. Not to mention that its just plain fun. </br>(Darell Hammond)For me, disability is a way of getting some extremity, some kind of very difficult situation, that throws an interesting light on people. </br>(Mark Haddon)Sendaks 1963 classic Where The Wild Things Are has long been a favorite of mine because of the creative imagery, fantastic adventures and, most of all, because of how this timeless story shows us that children need to be free to roam, explore and invent in order to understand their place in the world that surrounds them. </br>(Darell Hammond)The world worries about disability more than disabled people do. </br>(Warwick Davis)Growing up in a group home, and with an undiagnosed learning disability to boot, the odds of success were not on my side. But when I joined the high school football team, I learned the value of discipline, focus, persistence, and teamwork - all skills that have proven vital to my career as a C.E.O. and social entrepreneur. </br>(Darell Hammond)People didnt always see a person with a disability who had to use a ramp or elevator as people who have been given unnecessary privileges. But I run into that often now. People are saying, Why do we have to go to great expense for these people? </br>(Major Owens)Toddlers need to get off the soccer field and onto the playground. Children need to get out of the gym and into neighborhood stickball games. We need to give kids room to create their own rules, set their own terms, and move their bodies in their own ways. </br>(Darell Hammond)

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