September 25, 2006
National Lekotek Center of Evanston, Illinois
SITE: National Lekotek Center of Evanston, Illinois
DESCRIPTION: The National Lekotek Center of Evanston, IL is a non-profit organization that promotes access to play for children with special needs, and access to supportive services for their families.
"Our Mission: Lekotek uses interactive play experiences, and the learning that results, to promote the inclusion of children with special needs into family and community life."
Website includes numerous services, information on resources, and articles on appropriate play. Many children with autism have inapropriate play with toys (lining them up for one). Also includes links to AblePlay, a database of toys for children with special needs.
Posted by cseeman at September 25, 2006 07:27 PM