These days, anyone who knows and loves a child with special needs can simply hop online to research and purchase toys that are suitable for a child’s particular abilities.
Online Toy Stores For Children with Special Needs that Offer Games, Toys and Tools.
If you’re looking for a reasonably-priced gift that can help a child that has Alzheimer’s, Apraxia, Aspergers, Autism, Blindness, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Delays, Down Syndrome, Hearing Impairment, Learning Disabilities, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Sensory Integration Disorder, Speech & Language Delay, Spina Bifida, Traumatic Brain Injury, Vision Impairment or other special needs; there are many online stores that specialize in or have special sections geared for educational and developmental growth.
Without further ado, we present our list of awesome online toy stores for children with special needs that offer a wide variety of gifts that encourage fine-motor and gross-motor skills, speech, communication, imagination, cognition and social skills.
|Amazon.com With the wide reach of Amazon, they can show you many options very quickly and usually fairly reasonable prices. Amazon even has a “Special Needs Toys Section” that offers everything from Action Figures to Tricycles|
|Different Roads to Learning Different Roads to Learning specializes in supporting, educating and inspiring all people affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. Different Roads offers more than 600 tools and resources to help Autistic individuals succeed both academically and socially.|
|FunAndFunction.com The FunAndFunction.com husband and wife duo decided to design and develop their own line of sensory disorder products to build skills and self-esteem in every child. Their products are fun for all children, but especially helpful for children with SPD.|
|MelissaAndDoug.com For over 25 years the Melissa and Doug brand has created award winning toys, games, and more with an emphasis on value, quality, and design. The simplicity of their designs make many of their products very helpful in developing motor skills, cognitive skills and spatial skills.|
|Vtechkids.com VTech Electronics is a world leader of age-appropriate learning products. Since 1980, VTech has been developing high-quality, innovative educational products that enrich children’s development through fun and smart play. VTech offers many digital products that Special Needs children are able to understand and use.|
|NationalAutismResources.com National Autism Resources was born from a dream to make the world a little easier for people living on the spectrum and their family members. The products are selected and recommended by parents, therapists, and individuals who work with children on the autism spectrum.|
|Marbles, The Brain Store Marbles started with the simple idea of finding the best brain games out there and putting them all in one place. Not just products for aging baby boomers concerned about memory loss and victims of brain disorders like stroke, Alzheimer’s, dementia and ADHD. But also products for anyone who wanted to improve focus and attention, enhance creativity, become better multi-taskers and get the most out of the smartest supercomputer out there: the brain.|
|ChildTherapyToys.com ChildTherapyToys.com was founded by child psychologists to provide therapy products to mental health professionals who work with children. These toys and activities have been specially selected and tested. They are great for developing skills which makes them perfect for special needs children who often need just a little extra help.|
|Discovery Channel Store The Discovery Channel store focuses on offering the most informative, engaging, and entertaining products available. As an extension to the television network, the store provides educational and fun (mostly science related) activities, games, and toys.|
|ClickN KIDS ClickN KIDS specializes in phonetics educational products which are guaranteed to work for beginning, struggling and learning disabled readers as well as teenagers and adults and have been sold to schools and homes in over 100 countries. Cognitive learning through phonics is a time tested highly researched method of learning for all children.|
|Young Explorers Young Explorers offers children with ADD or ADHD, creative educational toys that allow them to learn and explore their world through play. Fun, imaginative, and engaging toys keep children focused and help increase attention spans.|
|Fat Brain Toys Fat Brain Toys is a retailer and developer of unique specialty toys, games, and gifts they’ve carefully chosen from around the world. They stock over 6,000 high-quality products, most shipped the same day, including: Erector Sets, Science Projects, Games, Puzzles, Educational and more.|
Did I miss your favorite online toy store for children with special needs? If so, please let me know about them in the comment section below!
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