Ages and Stages, Hearing, Therapy Tools, Tips and Tricks, Uncategorized

Wondering how to choose toys for your child with Down syndrome?

Choosing toys for any child can be overwhelming this time of year. Many parents have asked, "If I'm going to buy toys anyway...which ones are the most therapeutic?" Parents are looking for toys that are developmentally appropriate, durable, and fun. Fortunately the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) just posted a great link regarding toy selection: AOTA Toy… Continue reading Wondering how to choose toys for your child with Down syndrome?

Ages and Stages, Therapy Activities, Therapy Tools, Uncategorized

2012 Gift Guide (Just in time for Black Friday!)

Our team members are frequently asked what kinds of toys we suggest for children with Down syndrome. This year we have new items and a few classics from past lists. We are always interested in making sure the toys/items: Are engaging/interesting Target specific goals related to common therapy objectives Not too annoying (limited bells and… Continue reading 2012 Gift Guide (Just in time for Black Friday!)

Birth to Three, Elementary, Family, Jr. & Sr. High, Therapy Tools

It’s Here! The Annual Gift List for Children with Down Syndrome!!!

Our team members are often asked what kinds of toys we suggest for children with Down syndrome. For the past several years I've compiled a list in November/December for this very reason. Our criteria when chosing toys: Engaging/ interesting Target specific goals we address in therapy Not too annoying (limited bells and whistles) Developmentally appropriate… Continue reading It’s Here! The Annual Gift List for Children with Down Syndrome!!!