Play Center for Children with Special Needs and Toy Library
Supervised play, instruction and lending of toys and games, for children with motor and cognitive problems. The center stresses full family involvement. The professional staff and trained volunteers play with the child (along with parents and siblings), give continuous guidance, and lend appropriate toys and games with instructions for their use at home. The center includes an "Imagination room," gross motor activity room, fine motor activity room, didactic games, computer games, and games for loan. The staff includes experts in special education, occupational therapy, speech therapy, social work, clinical education students and specially trained high school volunteers. Children aged newborn to twelve and their families are referred to the center by professionals.