Toys offer new approach to kids’ physical therapy

MEETING STREET Kindergartners Nelson Lassalle, left, and Kari Allen, who do not have disabilities, play with an ice cream shop toy set that provides physical therapy. /
MEETING STREET Kindergartners Nelson Lassalle, left, and Kari Allen, who do not have disabilities, play with an ice cream shop toy set that provides physical therapy. /
State grant gives boost to collaborative effort A team of local engineers, doctors, industrial designers and technology professionals is working to develop toys designed to provide physical therapy when played with by children with neurological conditions. Toys and Technologies for Rehabilitation, a collaboration of Hasbro, Brown University, the Rhode Island School of Design and Rhode…

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