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Omaha man adapts toys for kids with special needs

Mar 18, 2017 Matt Clarke

“It’s about inclusion,” Brodin said. “Even if it seems like a little thing, playing with a toy can be a way to feel like any other kid.

An Omaha man is spending his time altering electronic toys for children across the state with special needs.

Inspired by his 8-year-old son Evan with cerebral palsy, Aaron Miller uses his toy-tinkering station in his garage to adapt electronic toys. The toys then fill the shelves at United Cerebral Palsy’s seven tech toy lending libraries across Nebraska, the Omaha World-Herald ( ) reported.

“All of this started with Evan,” Miller said. “I wanted to give him something he could enjoy.”