Best Uses: The Skwish is beadable with sliding beads for children to learn cause and effect, develop motor skills and be creative.
Gifts and toys which encourage cognitive learning.
Best Uses: It’s got the graphics, the camera, and the looks. But LeapPad Ultra is a kid-tough tablet. Built from the inside out just for kids, it has friendly controls, an ultra-tough frame and a screen designed for a kid’s light touch.
Special Needs Holiday Gift Guide As the shopping season approaches, our gift guide will help parents, friends or family members working with a new diagnosis, or a seasoned veteran choose a skill-building toy for a special needs child. Top Toys That Help Children with Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD, SPD, Cerebral Palsy and More. All the […]
Children 3 and up are introduced to the concept of money — understanding value, purchasing and budgeting. Each child is given a set amount of money, must shop when it’s their turn and earn more as they run out. (This is a SpecialNeedsGifts.com Top Gifts for Autistic Children 2013 Best Pick.) $21.95 Buy Now or […]
Children 3 and up love exploring emotions, facial expressions and language skills with this set of 4 easy-to-hold mirrors. One side features a non-glass, unbreakable mirror the other side has a mini whiteboard for write on wipe off activities. (This is a SpecialNeedsGifts.com Top Gifts for Autistic Children 2013 Best Pick). $22.99 Buy Now or […]
Get teens talking with this set of fun topics. This set of 50 questions created by teens will help your teen spark some fun conversation. Laminated for durability and attached by a ring for easy portability take the Teen Talk set anywhere to help get conversations going. (This is a SpecialNeedsGifts.com Top Gifts for Autistic […]
Ages 3 and up can have fun and work on social skills, emotion recognition and regulation. Children will learn that looking at their friends’ faces can help them understand what their friends are thinking and feeling. (This is a SpecialNeedsGifts.com Top Gifts for Autistic Children 2013 Best Pick). $39.95 Buy Now or Read More >>
Have fun teaching positive social skills with the Blunders Game. Children 5 and up will learn about honesty, responsibility, table manners, school etiquette, telephone manners, respectfulness, kindness, how to give confident introductions and how a party guest and host should act. (This is a SpecialNeedsGifts.com Top Gifts for Autistic Children 2013 Best Pick). $24.95 Buy […]
Best Uses: Plan Toy Lacing Beads helps children learn about colors, spaces and sizes while developing motor skills.
Best Uses: Popularly used as a child’s “wiggle seat” to help calm anxious kids. A true alternative to sitting on an exercise ball. List Price: $13.00 Amazon Price: $12.00