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The 9th Annual Toys "R" Us Guide for Differently Abled Kids


Toys "R" Us is pleased to partner once again with the National Lekotek Center, the United Parents' Syndicate on Disabilities, and with this year's cover celebrity, Mattie Stepanek, poet, author, and 2002 Muscular Dystrophy Association Goodwill Ambassador, in publishing our ninth annual Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids.

This guide, designed with coding to understand each toy's developmental and fun potential has become a valuable resource for parents and family members and friends who shop for young children with disabilities and special health care needs. This 9th guide provides a wide variety of toys to choose from for children of all ages, depending upon the developmental level they have achieved or are striving to achieve.

Pick up a copy of this guide at your local Toys "R" Us store or access is online by clicking the link below.

Click here to access the Toys"R"Us Toy Guide for Differently Abled Kids



For Employers
The U.S. Department of Justice has made available a free CD ROM on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Providing a complete collection of the Department of Justice's ADA materials. It includes the Department's regulations, architectural design standards, and technical assistance publications. Full details may be found on the following URL:


Helping Children Understand Terrorist Attacks

The US Department of Education has gathered numerous resources to assist families and teachers in helping children cope with the events that have occurred since September 11. To see these resources, click on the US Department of Education link below.