Adapting Toys for All KidsBy Let's Play Project Center for Assistive Technology State University of New York, Buffalo, NY; Exceptional Parent Magazine, Vol. 30, No. 3
(Pages: 40-43) Publication Date: March 2000
The article describes adaptive toys for children with disabilities. The article includes tips for parents that will extend, stabilize and make toys easier to use. It provides examples such as links that can be used to lower play materials from an overhead onto the child's body for an initial connection. It also describes foam padding, knobs, show loops, attachers, and stabilizers. The article provides a sidebar illustrating features of toys including sensory characteristics, sound, visual, access considerations, physical characteristics, size, and construction. The article contains a list of distributors of toys for children with disabilities. The article contains 6 pictures.
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