Below are a list Specialist Suppliers of Special Needs Toys and Play Equipment which we think may be interesting or useful to you. Although we make every effort to ensure these links are accurate, up to date and relevant, Oakleigh School cannot take responsibility for pages maintained by external providers.
Adaptive clothing for children with disabilities and special needs. Individual designs, handmade to the highest standard delivered to your doorstep. CAPR-Style is the only company trading in the UK that supplies fashionable everyday clothing to children with disabilities or special needs.
Carrie-Lou make lots of items for young people and adults with additional needs, this includes waterproof bandannas, feeding tube pads, awareness clothing and car seat belt covers along with many more items.
Changing Places (or telephone 020 7696 6019) is a group that campaigns for public toilets with adult-sized changing benches, hoists and other disability facilities. Their website contains a map showing over 200 facilities around the UK.
Computers for the Disabled supply Internet ready Multimedia PC's using new and second-hand parts, for distribution throughout the UK. They specialise in supplying disabled home users including those with learning disabilities, and organisations and charities that help the disabled.
Inclusive Technology provides the very best special educational needs software, switches and computer access devices, simple communication aids and assistive technology for learners with a physical disability, sensory impairment or learning difficulty. As well as their own resources they also supply products from AbleNet, AMDi, Crick, IntelliTools, Keytools, Maxess, Mayer Johnson, SoftTouch, Traxsys, Widgit and others.
Just Outdoor Toys
Established in 2003, they are a family run business specialising in outdoor play equipment many of which are suitable for special needs children such as activity panels, swings, slides and sandpits.
Fledglings is a national charity which aims to assist parents and carers of disabled children, or those with additional needs of any kind, by identifying, sourcing and supplying practical, affordable products to address every day issues. We have copies of their catalogues in school, so please ask if you would like one.
National Association of Toys & Leisure Libraries
The Association has over 35 years experience in helping toy and leisure libraries as well as working across the voluntary and statutory sector developing policy and using our expertise to promote the value of play and leisure opportunities for all.
Pulptastic.com offers 15 wonderful activities you can do with your kids - make full use of their growing years by combining play time with learning!
Rackety’s is a supplier of clothing for disabled adults and children. They endeavour to add some normality and bit of sparkle to the rather grey world of adaptive clothing. You can also call them on 01538 381430.
Remap is a charity working through a nationwide network of dedicated volunteers. These people use their ingenuity and skills to help people with disabilities to achieve independence in some aspect of their lives, or to enjoy leisure opportunities previously closed to them. They adapt, simplify, design and make one-off items. Remap’s pieces of special equipment are tailor-made by volunteer experts and given free to the people who need them. Barnet Panel: Tony Tricker on 8366 0491 or Esther Challis on 8440 6211
ROMPA has been designing and installing high quality, tailor-made facilities for over 25 years. ROMPA offers a wide range of Sensory Integration resources for everyone, including options for the home and classroom.
Sensory Direct design and manufacture weighted blankets and other sensory products.
Sensory Education have been selling sensory toys and special needs toys since early 2009 and have gained a reputation for providing sensory toys and special needs toys at prices lower than their sensory toy rivals. They offer quick delivery and excellent customer service.
From educational wooden toys for pre-schoolers to games for special needs children and gifts for autistic children, SenseToys helps you find exactly what you need. With play tips and ideas for each toy, you can help your child have fun while learning through play.
Sensory Slumber make affordable bespoke weighted blankets and lap pads. Each and every blanket is hand made to order and comes in two sizes 36 x 48 inches & 40 x 55 inches, lined inside, double stitched throughout & designed to look look like ordinary blankets.
Sensory Toy Warehouse
An Award Winning innovative company, specialising in exciting and inspiring sensory activities, toys and equipment. This is a source of low-cost novelty developmental toys and sensory items for Special Needs. Items are categorised according to each of the five senses.
TFH UK (Special Needs Toys)
TFH present a large range of Special Needs Toys, from mobile Multi-Sensory, to Swings, Trampolines and other Sensory Integration kit, Switches, Rewards and small Sensory toys. With over 1,000 to choose from - they are fun, innovative and often unique!
Their products are designed to help people with a number of different disabilities. They are designed to either stimulate the mind or help as a calming influence for hyper activity. These special needs toys for the disabled are multi-sensory and come in a number of different concepts and designs.
True to Life
Special needs, Sensory & Educational Resources. Their product range (Wooden Toys for Indoor Play) is selected for children who may have a physical, sensory or global developmental need.
Wonsie specialises in bodysuits for older children. The sizes of 'Wonsies' start where most brands finish. They help to keep wandering hands out of nappies, deter inappropriate undressing, keep curious fingers out of feeding buttons/PEG tubes, prevent kids with eczema from scratching tummies, maintain a warm layer under clothes and anything else which requires top to bottom coverage. The bodysuits have been particularly popular amongst parents with children with special needs. Tel: 07565 799 668.