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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From the AblePlay Blog

8 Great Games to Get Children with Special Needs Active & Moving

February 9, 2016

We love any game that will “active8” and motivate kids to get up and get movin’! Getting kids active while they are young can ensure a healthy childhood, which can lead to a fit and healthy adulthood. Movement can be so marvelous because it staves off obesity, encourages balanced energy levels, improves concentration, promotes cardiovascular health, and supports emotional well being. A good toy can have kids running, jumping, hopping, and screaming (for joy) all in a single game! Introducing the “Active 8”: Eight toys that can keep kids active and happy. Source: Friendship Circle Special... Read MoreKeep reading