Share your special need story: play & toys
What challenge does play pose for your child with special needs?
cerebral palsy

Is your child under 4 years and autistic, have Down's syndrome, cerebral palsy, sensory processing disorder or an anxiety disorder? If so, the Toys 'R Us family invites you to share the real life challenges you face in terms of play and toy selection for your child’s special needs.

In response, we together with Your Baby magazine and endeavour to find tools to tackle your challenges.

From the November 2010 issue we will provide a 5-month series, researched by occupational therapist Samantha Toweel-Moore, called “Your Child’s Special Needs”. It will include techniques to maximise the benefits of play and tips on which toys provide the most developmental value for your child’s special requirements. Please note by sending in your story you grant permission for it to be published online and in print.

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