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Recreation & Toys Ideas

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Adam’s Camp – A variety of camp programs for children with special needs and their families.

The Adaptive Sports Center’s mission is to get people with disabilities out into the wilderness enjoying
recreational activities. Located in Crested Butte.

Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center – Therapeutic adventure, team and leadership development,
adaptive winter sports, experiential education for people of all abilities.

H.I.L.L.S. (Healthy Independent Leisure Lifestyles) – Nonprofit organization providing affordable social,
recreation and vacation programs for people with disabilities with a focus on teaching healthy lifestyle
skills.

National Sports Center for the Disabled provides quality outdoor sports and therapeutic recreation
programs for people with physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral challenges.

Special Olympics Colorado

The Two Angels Foundation – Helping families purchase recreational adaptive equipment,
funding activities for physically disabled children and providing adaptive equipment to help them
participate at school.

NATIONAL RESOURCES

AblePlay – Independent ratings and reviews of toys for parents of children with special needs. Reviews
detail the “how’s and why’s” of each product.

About.com – Choosing the Right Summer Camp

Age By Age Playtime Guide (Fisher Price) – choose your child’s developmental age to see ideas for play activities and toys.

Am Tryke Wish List – Program which helps to attain Amtrak® therapeutic tricycles for individuals who
are unable to operate traditional bikes.

Different Roads to Learning – Different Roads to Learning is the one-stop shop for Autism Spectrum
resources, teaching materials for autistic students and special needs children

Infant Stimulation Toys – High-contrast products for infants with designs that reflect laboratory
research on the visual preferences of babies.

Let’s Play – Information on selecting toys for play, toys for children with disabilities, adapting toys to make
them easier to use, locating specially designed toys.

Special Needs Toys

Toys R Us – Guide for differently-abled kids.

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