Matthew’s Lending Library is a not for profit publicly supported children’s charity established in 1991 to provide adaptive therapy equipment and capability switch operated toys to children and young adults with special needs.
To further cognitive, social and physical development in children and young adults with special needs.children and young adults with special needs.
To establish a network of families who, as their children grow in height, weight and abilities, will be able to exchange adaptive therapy equipment already in use for equipment that meets their growing needs.
To lend adaptive therapy equipment on an individual as needed basis.
To lend capability switch operated toys to children and young adults with special needs who cannot play with traditional toys due to limited abilities.
To establish adapted, integrated playgrounds for children with special needs and their peers.
To increase community awareness about the numerous daily challenges faced by children and young adults with special needs and varying abilities.
To annually bring the children and families of Matthew’s Lending Library together for a fun filled social celebration which is centered around the children’s abilities.
To provide our enrolled families with up to date information regarding technological adaptive equipment advances.