1. How secure is the website?
2. Why hasn't anyone contacted me for playdates?
We work hard to promote this resource and continue to build the momentum on parents to join our community. You are one of the first parents who has heard about us. We appreciate your help in spreading the word about Special Playdate in your community, so that more successful matches can be made!
3. Do you share my personal information with a third party?
No, your personal information is secured and is NEVER shared with other members or anyone outside of Special Playdate. Only your email will be exchanged with the match we sent to both families to connect.
4. Why do you ask for my address?
Your address is needed for our site's GPS system to locate you and to find playdate matches geographically.
5. How exactly does this all work?
You sign up for an account and submit a profile for you and your child.
Then tell us your preference with playdates while keeping in mind certain criteria such as age, gender, disabilities, or interests.
Next, you will receive an email from us to introduce you to your match in your community.
You can contact them to gather more information and set up a playdate. Please also click here for our playdate tips.
6. What age range of children do you serve?
All ages from 1 to 25 years old are welcome to connect on our site.
7. How do I close my account?
Complete and submit Contact Us form and let us know you wish to close your account and end matching service.
8. How do I report any technical issues on the site?
Complete Contact Us form or write to us at if you are experiencing any technical issue or if you have any suggestions.
9. How do I share about Special Playdate with someone online?
Go to our Facebook page: Special Playdate and LIKE us then share us on your wall or your friend's wall. You can also find us on Twitter: SpecialPlaydate and tweet about us. Parents who are interested can also sign up for our mailing list on playdate ideas, local events, resources and discounts delivered straight to their inbox!
10. Is this resource for the U.S only?
Our site can only search playdate families with an United States zipcode. However, you can join our mailing list for updates, playdate ideas, and resources delivered straight to your inbox regardless of what country you live in!
11. Is this resource for parents only?
Our site links parents or caretakers of children with or without special needs. However, educators or other related professionals are also encouraged to sign up for our mailing list for updates, playdate ideas, local event to share with parents in your community.
12. How do I share Special Playdate with my community?
Thank you for the idea! You can click on the PDF icon below to download and print our flyer.
13. How do I get more information about a playdate workshop for my community?
Thank you for inquiring about our special needs focused playdate workshop. Our workshop topics include creating successful playdates, playdate ideas, playdate tips, social skills assessment and research-based teaching strategies.
Complete Contact Us form or write to with your name, phone, city and state, name of the school, organization or location where the workshop will be hosted and group size. We will be in touch with you shortly.