Toys and Play

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Quick Tips for Selecting Toys for Children with Special Needs 
Consejos Rápidos para Escoger Juguetes para Niños con Necesidades Especiales  
Gợi Ý Nhanh để Chọn Đồ Chơi cho Trẻ Có Nhu Cầu Đặc Biệt

  • Child Creativity Lab partners with the school system to support creative programs and activities.
  • Discovery Toys offers its own special needs toy guide.
  • Enabling Devices offers learning and assistive devices to physically challenged children and adults.
  • Fat Brain Toys provides a Special Needs Resource Center that suggests specific toys for individual disabilities.
  • Fun and Function provides all types of play experiences with therapist input.
  • Help Develop Early Math Skills Learn what informal activities give children a head start when they start learning math in school.
  • Kid Builder Activity Books offers developmentally appropriate activities for parents of children from birth through age 5 in English, Spanish.
  • Make the Most of Play Time offers a developmental chart of play skills and offers specific strategies for parents.
  • PBS Kids Lab provides fun online games, mobile apps and at-home activities teaching math and reading concepts.
  • Play At Home Mom LLC is a website of a group of moms believing in positive parents and play-based learning; many activities are shared.
  • Pretend City provides a wonderful fun and learning environment for young children. Special infant times (birth – 18 months) are provided on Monday afternoons.
  • ToyBox Tools is a series of instructional videos and materials to help families and teachers make play easier and more accessible for children. A collaboration between Hasbro and The Autism Project.
  • Toys for Children with Special Needs – what to look for and where to find them by Special Needs Resources.
  • Tummy Time Tools provides activities to help you position, carry, hold and play with your baby in order to promote motor development.