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Hundreds of unique products for people with disabilities - switch adapted toys, communication devices, sensory devices, adapted electronics, ability switches, products for the visually impaired, and more.

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  • Big Bite AlSKU #1073
    Very huggable and super cute
    $46.95
  • Big Water ToySKU #9000
    Water play is more fun than ever with this versatile toy that provides a wonderful tactile experience.
    $123.95
  • Beep beep! Coming through! Billy’s engine roars as he drives forward, backward, right and left when his specially designed remote control is activated. NO LONGER AVAILABLE — SEE #1439 WHEEEE-MOTE CONTROL CAR
    $138.95
  • BingoSKU #4051
    Family game night is a lot more fun when everyone can play and learn. Just activate your switch and the bingo cage rotates, dropping a number ball into the tray.
    $152.95
  • Bongo DrumsSKU #756
    These drums are the real deal! They’re high quality, produce great sound, are made from animal hide, and can be tuned with an attached key.
    $169.95
  • Bubble BanditSKU #2254
    To say this bandit has a bubbly personality is an understatement! Just activate your switch and this mischievous fella blows bubbles galore! To view accessories for this item click accessories tab below.
    $39.95
  • Blowing bubbles is even more fun when it’s done with a “Paw Patrol” themed adapted bubble blower.
    $43.95
  • Bubble BunnySKU #8084
    Soft, cuddly and comforting, Bubbly Bunny has four soothing sounds. (Comes unadapted)
    $30.95
  • Bubble JuiceSKU #2282
    This ready made bubble solution is great for any of our bubble blowers.
    $33.95
  • Bubble ManiaSKU #2286W
    They’ll have crazy amounts of fun with this simple yet amazing toy. Just activate a switch and the bubble machine produces oodles of bubbles. To view accessories for this item click accessories tab below.
    $63.95$170.95 $57.95$170.95
  • Look out! This renegade airplane bumps into anything in its path when you activate your switch.
    $59.95
  • Train lovers will adore our crazy, clutzy locomotive! Activate a switch and the train will spin around, bump into objects and reverse direction.
    $57.95
  • Users will have loads of laughs making this goofy computer geek spin, bump and turn when they activate their capability switch. To view accessories for this item click accessories tab below. This product is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our ATL Special Offer - #1207W
    $60.95
  • Busy BoxSKU #515
    You’re never too busy to play with this multisensory toy that’s terrific for auditory, visual and tactile stimulation and color recognition. Original Price: $227.95. FINAL SALE - NON-RETURNABLE. NO LONGER AVAILABLE — SEE #2300 COMPACT ACTIVITY CENTER
    $189.95
  • ButterflySKU #148
    Plays 18 different songs. This product is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our ATL Special Offer - #1207W
    $49.95
  • Let this colorful duo entertain you with their lively rendition of “Hot, Hot, Hot!” when you activate your switch. This product is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our Deluxe Special Offer - #1135W
    $60.95
  • A simple swipe at the mounted tube creates lights, music and vibration.
    $159.95
  • ChihuahuaSKU #3928
    Loyal and loveable, this darling pup barks, walks and wags his tail when you activate your switch. This product is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our Plush Toy Special Offer - #904W
    $44.95
  • ChimalongSKU #2208
    We’ve adapted this award winning xylophone with eight color coded switches to match the notes of each musical tube. Original Price: $422.95  FINAL SALE - NON-RETURNABLE.
    $249.95
  • Chow Chow Dog It’s Chow time! NO LONGER AVAILABLE — SEE #9301 LOVELY SHIH-TZU
    $40.95
  • Perfect for children who have difficulty with fine motor, dexterity or grasping, this special take on a classic game has large easy-to-hold shapes and giant knobs. NO LONGER AVAILABLE — SEE #920 SHAPE SWITCH
    $67.95
  • Stack this toy’s four sparkly stars correctly to make lights dance and music—three classical melodies and two children’s songs— play.
    $54.95
  • Mickey sings the "Hot Dog" song and four fun phrases when you activate your switch.
    $85.95
  • Activate your capability switch and this delightful plush toy will say interesting facts about its specie. This product is also available at a discounted price if you order it as part of our Deluxe Special Offer - #1135W
    $54.95

Buying Toys for Children With Disabilities

Play is one of the most crucial aspects of childhood and early learning. Toys help children explore their world, but they don’t always come in accessible forms for those with special needs. At Enabling Devices, we believe that everyone deserves to have fun. That’s why we sell hundreds of accessible toys for babies, children and adults with mental and physical disabilities. Keep reading to learn more about toys for people with disabilities, or browse our products below.

Tailoring Play to Special Needs

Children and adults with disabilities understand and discover the world differently than people without disabilities, but many toys and gadgets don’t cater to these perspectives. Accessible toys let individuals with disabilities interact with the world in a way that makes sense. They also help loved ones join in on the play and learn about these different viewpoints. For example, a toy that lets someone with autism count and sort objects for fun allows the loved one to understand this way to play.

Who Benefits From Accessible Toys?

People with disabilities and anyone who supports them can benefit from these specially designed toys. Babies who are developmentally delayed, children with special needs and adults with physical or mental disabilities can all appreciate them. We most often sell our accessible toys to:

  • Parents and families: Many families buy educational toys for their handicapped children to use at home.
  • Special education professionals: Teachers and therapists who serve children with special needs use our toys to teach them new ideas and skills.
  • Occupational and speech therapists: Certain toys and devices let therapists guide speech and train muscles.
  • Care organizations: Day programs, disability service centers, assisted living facilities and other facilities that care for people with disabilities use play in their programming.

Benefits of Play for Children With Special Needs and People With Disabilities

Everyone learns through play, and playing lets people with disabilities learn skills on their terms. Accessible toys and products offer a number of benefits, including the following.

1. Communication and Social Skills Development

Play allows children and adults with mental disabilities to communicate and share with others. Special education students can pass around music toys to create something new together. If someone can’t express their feelings through language, they can show their reactions to sensory toys and new experiences. Playing with others lets people learning social skills see how others share ideas.

2. Sensory Stimulation and Calming

Disabilities such as ADHD and autism can cause someone to feel over- or under-stimulated easily. As a result, they experience anxiety, focus issues or hyperactivity. Fidget/”stim” toys and sensory toys offer the stimulation or relaxation needed to feel calm and focused. People with all types of autism, ADHD and other disabilities benefit from these devices.

3. Motor Skills Development

People with disabilities can improve their fine and oral motor skills through play. Toys that encourage grasping, hand-eye coordination, chewing and manipulating the mouth help someone develop these capabilities. They also strengthen the muscles used to play with these toys.

4. Visual Tracking and Attention

Visual impairments and blindness make it challenging to keep track of an object’s position. Devices and toys that create bright colors and enticing sounds promote visual tracking and attention because they stand out. Adaptive switches made for people with visual impairments teach them how to use technology with their abilities.

5. Cognitive Development

People without disabilities use puzzles and other brain teasers to keep their minds sharp. So do people with disabilities! They can use a wide range of toys and devices to stimulate their minds and learn cause and effect and how the world works.

Types of Toys & Products Available From Enabling Devices

To accommodate the unique ways that adults and children with disabilities play, we sell a large inventory of accessible toys and other assistive products. The major types of products and toys we offer for individuals with disabilities include:

Adapted Toys

An adapted toy activates with an adaptive switch. Adaptive switches let adults and children with disabilities interact with electronics with a button press, eye blink, mouth puff or other motion. The user can use their switch to tell the toy to move, make sounds or flash lights.

Sensory Toys & Products

Sensory toys and devices stimulate any of the five senses for someone who needs to feel a certain sensation. Some of them relax and soothe, while others offer an intense sensory response. Ask us about our sensory room design and quote services if you need help creating the ultimate sensory space.

Soft Play Sensory

Soft play toys and cushions create a comfortable and safe place for someone to play and relax. They can provide a tactile experience or offer protection for a child who needs to move with extra cushioning.

Communication Devices & Development Products

Communication devices enable children and adults who are non-verbal to “speak”. These tools not only give them a voice but can also be used as teaching tools, building a person’s language skills starting with one message, moving on to two message choices, and so on. Many of our products also make communicating fun with bright colors, custom recorded messages and tactile experiences. People of all ages and abilities can use these devices to communicate with others.

Popular and Current Toys

We see characters like Peppa Pig, Mickey Mouse and Elmo all over the place, but their interactive toys don’t always have compatibility with adaptive switches. Children with disabilities deserve to play with the same toys as their peers. To help, our team switch-adapts favorite children’s toys so that everyone can enjoy them.

Custom Product Development

Everyone should have the chance to play with the toys and devices they like and need. If you have a certain adapted product in mind but can’t find it, let us make it for you! We develop most of the products we sell ourselves and take custom orders including switches, communicators, mounts and more. In fact, many of the devices we sell came about because someone needed a custom product. Our design experts will happily make it for you. Contact us to learn more about this process.

Buy Special Needs Toys Online

Take a look at our toys and devices for special needs play on this page. You can also click the “Product” section of our top menu to look for the type of play you need. We offer a number of easy ways to order the adapted toys you need.

We are grateful to share in your enabling journey.