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Developmental Toys for Special Needs Children Online

Updated on October 1, 2009

Developmental Toys

If you are a parent of a special needs child, you already know that mainstream retail stores have a limited supply of developmental toys and resources appropriate for children with special needs. In the past, teachers and therapist was the only people that had access to these development toys and resources. Now, parents of special needs children can go online and shop for toys, resources, self-help and educational tools to help with the development of their child right at home.

As a mother of a child with special needs, I can testify that searching for developmental toys and resources can be challenging. But I asked around and searched online to find some websites that will be beneficial not only to the parent of a special needs child but any parent interested in the development of their child.

Here are a few websites worth checking out:

Beyond Play

Beyond Play is an online store dedicated to Early Intervention. Shop buy categories based on activity such as Stacking and Sorting, Fine Motor, Language and Communication. Beyond Play also offers adaptive equipment and tools to deal with sensory issues. Order online or request a catalog, no matter how you choose to order, there is something to fill your every need.

eSpecial Needs

eSpecial Needs is a unique website that allows you to shop by diagnosis. eSpecial Needs offers special needs toys, adaptive equipment, self-help aides and much more. This is the perfect place for teachers, therapist and parents to shop to meet the developmental needs of their children.

Special Needs

Special Needs is a website designed specifically for those with special needs. Special Needs takes some basic games and transforms to cater to a child with special needs. This is the perfect place to shop if you’re looking for toys or games that cater to the senses, develop particular skills or address sensory issues.

Every child deserves to learn through play, regardless of ability.



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      htodd 6 years ago from United States

      Thanks for the nice post ..This is really interesting