AblePlay is a resource sponsored by the National Lekotek Center.

Our easy to understand rating system focuses on the developmental areas of physical, sensory, communicative, cognitive, and social/emotional abilities of a child. AblePlay evaluations provide research, ratings and reviews on each of these key areas of development.

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Parents often look at current toys and wonder, "Is this toy appropriate for my child?" Getting "inside the box," and understanding the features and benefits as they align with the abilities of a particular child can be huge challenges. Even professionals serving children with special needs often lack the time and ability to search for the best products and toys. AblePlay does the research through comprehensive product evaluations relating this information to children's abilities and skill development.

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Science in the World Around Us

July 22, 2015

If you look at the world around you, you will see that science is literally EVERYWHERE. But it’s not just you. Through exploring, questioning and wondering, kids learn and satisfy their natural curiosity, which is why kids ask so many questions! When a baby takes his first glimpse at the bright world, his senses are stimulated by the environment around him. Through touch, sight, taste, smell and sound he is discovering how the world works. Keep reading