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Alex commented on Toy Lending Library

Hi Karen,

This is an interesting idea, and reminds of teacher resource lending libraries utilized by pre-service teachers.

I know that some libraries allow patrons to checkout puzzles - have you tried to partner with your local library to allow for the purchase of toys using library funding? I would recommend that as the idea would scale more easily, and the infrastructure for purchasing and renting items is already established in a public library.

I feel that a major obstacle is cleanliness and sanitation - UV lights do a good job of combating germs while requiring minimal hands-on cleaning time.

Hi Jake and Beth,

That was a very moving video - I'm glad that I had the chance to hear your story. You have a lovely family.

I am happy to guide you in creating interventions that can help children with diverse abilities, as I've learned much. I also have a strong background in child development, and can connect you with experts in Massachusetts.

I feel that your market sizing above is a bit too high, but you seem to realize that this tool would not create a sustainable business. I would certainly like to be of help to you as you develop this and other ideas.

Warm regards,
Alex