Toys for Special Education Students
The 2009 Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids Has Arrived
The 2009 Toys“R”Us Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids has arrived. It is an easy-to-use toy selection guide that matches specific skill sets with a wide range of everyday playthings, is available now and year-round in all Toys“R”Us and Babies“R”Us stores nationwide and online, in English and Spanish, at Toysrus.com/DifferentlyAbled. Whoopi Goldberg, mother and grandmother, Oscar®, Tony, GRAMMY® and Emmy® Award-Winner and child advocate, is featured on the cover along with Grace Kurowski, a five-year-old girl from Skillman, NJ.
New features to the 2009 Guide include a special section dedicated to providing critical safety tips to help parents and caregivers avoid playtime injuries and an enhanced microsite.
Toys“R”Us, Inc. has a long history of supporting the special needs community through the Toys“R”Us Children’s Fund, a public charity affiliated with the company. Organizations which receive support include: American Society for Deaf Children, Autism Speaks, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Muscular Dystrophy Association, National Down Syndrome Society, National Lekotek Center, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, National Organization of Parents of Blind Children, Special Olympics, Spina Bifida Association, and United Cerebral Palsy.
LET THE TEACHERS TEACH! Stop adapting regular classroom materials for your struggling students – We’ve already done it for you. PCI Education develops and distributes materials that are adapted specifically for students who are struggling to learn. The unique products we provide are suitable for special education, regular education, English language learning (ELL), students with autism or students who are reading below grade level.
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AblePlay is a website that helps parents, teachers and therapists find the best toys for kids with special needs. It provides independent product information in 4 disability categories – physical, sensory, communicative and cognitive. Get comprehensive information on toy features & benefits, skills & developmental processes, and play ideas.
Visit www.ableplay.org today and tell your colleagues!