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Let's Play 2008: Acknowledgements

About The Toy Industry Foundation (TIF)
The Toy Industry Foundation is a nonprofit charitable organization whose mission is to bring joy, happiness and comfort to children in need through the experience of toys and play. We are committed to programs that help to remedy the effects of stress on children in need by providing them with developmentally and age-appropriate play opportunities. In addition to public education, TIF also creates programs and partnerships with organizations that share a commitment to children in need. The programs include the Toy Bank and PLAY HELPS. For more information or to make a donation, visit

About Toy Industry Association (TIA)
Toy Industry Association is the not-for-profit trade association for producers and importers of toys and entertainment products sold in North America, representing over 500 companies who account for approximately 85% of domestic toy sales. Those toy manufacturers are committed to providing safe, fun and innovative playthings for children. Associate members include licensors, designers, inventors, safety consultants, testing laboratories, communications professionals and the media. TIA has a long history of leadership in the development of toy safety standards, and US standards for toys are widely used as models around the globe. For more information, visit

The Toy Industry Foundation, Inc. would like to thank the Alliance for Technology Access and the American Foundation for the Blind for their help in making this publication possible.

The 2008 Guide was underwritten by Toy Industry Association (TIA), researched and written by Amanda McDorman (TIF), Mary Lester (ATA) and Jaclyn Packer (AFB), and designed by The CooperGroup.

For more information, please contact:

The Toy Industry Foundation, Inc.
1115 Broadway, Suite 400
New York, NY 10010

Alliance for Technology Access
1304 Southpoint Blvd., Suite 240
Petaluma, CA 94954
707-778-3015 TTY

American Foundation for the Blind
11 Penn Plaza, Suite 300
New York, NY 10001
1-800-AFB-LINE (232-5463)

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