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Autism Toy Guide

Discovery Toys is committed to bringing fun, safe and developmentally appropriate toys and products to children and adults of all abilities. Children with developmental disabilities, such as autism, develop at a unique rate and pattern of development. Our products have useful applications for children and adults with developmental disabilities. Use the chart below to help you select products.

HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE:

STEP 1: Identify the individual's educational goals based on their needs.

STEP 2: Use the chart to choose toys and products to meet the individual's needs.

Toys to Develop Independent Play With Some Limited Instruction

Toys That Promote Sustained Engagement

Toys That Build Skills For Cooperative Play

• Athena • My Art Box Stampers Set • Bath Blocks Floating Cook Set • Rainfall Rattle • 10 To The Top! • Safari Tracks Dominoes
• Bath Blocks Floating Cook Set • My Friends Puzzle • Block It! • Roominate™ Studio • AB Seas® • School House Play Tent
• Body Amazing Puzzles • New Sprouts® Camp Out • Busy Bugs/Busy Farm • Sand & Water Wheel • Ambiguity • Sector 18
• Busy Bugs/Busy Farm • Paint a Horse • Castle Marbleworks® • Shake 'N Slide • Bazaar • Speed Wiz
• Castle Marbleworks® • Pipe Works • Caterpillar Shape Sorter • Simple Stopwatch • Cook It! My Very Own Chef Set • Sounds Like Phonics™ Magic Monkey
• C Major Xylophone • Place & Trace • Chiming Charlie • Sky Spin • Enchanted Forest • Take 10! Alphabet Cookies
• Color Wheels • Playful Patterns Heirloom • Dino Works • Sounds Like Learning! • Exact Change • Tangiball
• CYOM Turtle & Cheetah • Plug & Pop Caterpillar • Express It! Buddy • Speed Wiz • Family Talk 1 & 2 • Tub Stick-Ups
• Dino Works • Rockin' Roller • Gear It! • Super Yummy • Farkel • Wild Cardz
• Draw, Paint & Stick • Roominate™ Studio • Giant Pegboard® • Try-Angle • Flip Flop Faces • Wiz Kidz
• Explore It! Products • Safari Wheels • Hammer Away! • Tub Stick-Ups • Games On The Go! • Zingo!® Time Telling
• Explorer's Set • Salad Chef • Hydro Launch • Twisty Fish Rattle • Grandparent Talk
• Express It! Buddy • Sand & Water Wheel • Keyboard Kylie • Violet Rose and the Little School • Labyrinth  
• Farmers Market • See Me, Shake Me • Little Lacer • Xylophone Box • Letter Pix  
• Flower Press • Sensory Sights • Marbleworks® Sets   • Lumps™  
• Fold Away Kitchen • Shake 'N Slide • Measure Up!® Shovel   • Mathable Quattro  
• Gear It! • Shape Shell Turtles • Memory Moves   • Memory Moves  
• GeoPuzzle Puzzles • Simple Tape Measure • Monkey See, Monkey Do   • Motor Works  
• Go Go Caterpillar • Sky Spin • My Art Box Stampers Set   • Name That Country
• Hammer Away! • Stacking Owls • Pipe Works   • Pick 'N Choose
• Heartbeat M.D. • Story Stacker • Place & Trace   • Raccoon Rumpus  
• I Can Dress! Huggables • Style It! Products • Playful Patterns Heirloom   • Rhyme Out!  
• Keyboard Kylie • Tangiball        
• Kidnoculars • Tantrix Discovery Puzzle        
• Little Lacer • Tricky Fingers        
• Marbleworks® Sets • Try-Angle        
• Math Keys (ALL) • Tub Stick-Ups        
• Measure Up!® Shovel • Tut's Tablet        
• Monarch Butterfly Puzzle • Twisty Fish Rattle        
• Monkey See, Monkey Do • Two-Sided Puzzles        
• Mosaic Mysteries Sets • Xylophone Box        
• Motor Works • Zip Track Sets        

Toys That Create Opportunities For Children To Talk About Their Play Experience

Toys With Obvious Completion Criteria

Toys That Encourage Pretend Play

• Bath Blocks Floating Cook Set • Memory Moves • Athena • Monarch Butterfly Puzzle • Bath Blocks Floating Cook Set • Salad Chef
• Body Amazing Puzzles • Monarch Butterfly Puzzle • Block It! • Mosaic Mysteries Sets • Change-The-Story Books • School House Play Tent
• Castle Fun Puzzle • New Sprouts® Camp Out • Body Amazing Puzzles • Motor Works • Cook It! My Very Own Chef Set • Simple Tape Measure
• Change-The-Story Books • Omega Refractor Telescope • Boomerings® • My Friends Puzzle • Explore It! Metal Detector • Violet Rose and the Little School
• Explore It! Products • Salad Chef • Boomerings® Activity Set • Paint A Horse • Explore It! Telescope
• Explorer's Set • School House Play Tent • Castle Fun Puzzle • Playful Patterns Heirloom • Farmers Market  
• Express It! Buddy • Simple Tape Measure • Caterpillar Shape Sorter • Sector 18 • Finger Puppets  
• Family Talk 1 & 2 • Sounds Like Learning! • CYOM Turtle & Cheetah • Shake 'N Slide • Fold Away Kitchen  
• Farmers Market • Sounds Like Phonics™ On-The- Go ABC's • Dino Works • Shape Shell Turtles • Heartbeat M.D.  
• Finger Puppets • Squish & Play Blocks • Draw, Paint & Stick • Story Stacker • Hide Inside Cottage  
• Flip Flop Faces • Tower Cubes • GeoPuzzle Puzzles • Tantrix Discovery Puzzle • Kidnoculars  
• Flower Press • Working Trio • Giant Pegboard® • Tower Cubes • Measure Up!® Cups  
• Fold Away Kitchen   • It's A Match! Level 1 & 2 Set • Tricky Fingers • Measure Up!® Pots & Spoons  
• Grandparent Talk   • It's A Match! Level 3 Set • Tut's Tablet • New Sprouts® Camp Out  
• Heartbeat M.D.   • Labyrinth • Two-Sided Puzzles • Percussion Jam  
• Hide Inside Cottage   • Letter Pix • Zingo!® Time Telling • Pipe Works  
•Measure Up!® Cups   • Math Keys (ALL)   • Roominate™ Studio  
• Measure Up!® Pots & Spoons   • Mental Blox   • Safari Wheels  


HOW TO USE THIS GUIDE:

STEP 1: Identify the individual's educational goals based on their needs.

STEP 2: Use the chart to choose toys and products to meet the individual's needs.

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