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PURPOSE: Students with disabilities may experience difficulty in throwing activities, such as bocce. Using the gutter as a ramp provides active participation for those students with movement limitations due to contractures, abnormal muscle tone, etc. The ramp is lightweight, easily transported, and contracts for little storage space. Students may use the ramp as they sit (easiest and great for kids with wheelchairs). Standing, aiming the ramp, and holding th
Ducks on a Pond is designed for children with neurological and upper extremity disabilities who are working on improving their kinesthetic awareness, hand skills and upper extremity stability. Players work to move the magnetic duck through each maze by moving the magnetic handle under the maze board. Vision is blocked so sense of kinesthesia is facilitated. Comes with 3 ducks, 3 handles, 6 maze boards and wooden maze holder. Frame requires some assembly. COLOR: Blue table top. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE
Formboard with Removable Hands, model 1-03700-00, is a form board and spatial orientation activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision or cognitive disabilities. This form board has a base with incised left and right hand shapes and removable hand pieces. The tops of the hand pieces are smooth and the bottoms are textured. This activity promotes orientation to left and right hand positions and texture recognition. Print instructions are included. COLOR: Base is light gr
Fraction Pie Puzzle is designed for children and adults with cognitive impairment and learning disabilities who are learning number concepts, improving their logical thinking skills, fine motor skills and more. This set contains six sorting bowls, heavy-duty eight-compartment tray, number cube, three spinners, plus Friendly Farm Animals, Mini Motors Counters, Fruity Fun Counters, Link ‘N' Learn Links, pattern blocks and transparent counters. Also included is a teaching guide and activity cards.
Gel Tiles are a perceptual training activity designed to encourage manipulation for children with cognitive, developmental, fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. These sealed plastic tailes are filled with brightly-colored, non-toxic gel that reacts to hand pressure. Set includes six tiles ranging in a variety of shapes (circles, squares, etc.). DIMENSIONS: Sizes range from a circle 3 inches in diameter to a 20-inch square. COLOR: One tile each of red, yellow, green, blue, o
The Glitter Pin, model 1695, is a spatial orientation activity designed for use with children with sensory, neurological, and developmental disabilities. This clear cylinder is divided into three sections and can be easily mounted onto a mirrored base (model 1650 sold separately). When the child spins the cylinder, beads tumble as each section lights up, music plays, and the cylinder gently vibrates. This toy does not require a capability switch. POWER: Uses two AA batteries. DIMENSIONS: 11.25
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PURPOSE: To provide different size hoop targets for children working on improving strength and eye hand coordination during throwing activity.
Underwater sprinkler pipe ($20 for 100 feet from Menards Store)
Double male connecter ($.50 each)
1. Cut pipe to desired length
2. Insert male connecter into pipe ends to form a circle.
3. Wrap the seam with tape
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PURPOSE: To allow children improve their motor planning skills while running, jumping or stepping over an obstacle.
The Interchangeable Music Puzzle/Switch, model 921, is a puzzle switch, adapted music box, eye hand coordination activity, and spatial orientation activity, designed for use by children and adults with brain injury or cognitive disabilities. This puzzle has removable blocks which allow the user to progressively increase the skill required to complete the task. Start with one shape and any four blank blocks and build up to five distinct shapes. When the task is completed, music plays. If a reward
The Lower Level Functioning Tub Easy Pack is designed for individuals 8 years or older who require assistance in diverting disruptive behaviors or alleviating boredom by offering a variety of activities in one kit. It is designed for individuals who require minimal supervision. Each collection comes in a handy, stackable see-through storage container with lid.
COLOR: Multiple colors.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Jenx Prone Stander-Orange is a dedicated prone stander designed to provide support anteriorly for children with mobility and neurological impairments such as cerebral palsy, spina bifida and Tethered spinal cord syndrome. The individual support pads can be adjusted in relation to each other to ensure a proper fit. Children with longer bodies and shorter legs can be just as comfortable as those with shorter bodies and longer legs. The hip and chest straps are closed in the center and then adjus
The Jump and Play Island, model 4500, is a spatial orientation and balance training device designed for use by children with balance disabilities. This unit has a large inner tube at the bottom with eight vertical poles arranged so that children and climb around and between the poles while climbing over the inner tube. Playing in this unit increases spatial awareness, provides proprioceptive input, and increases balance and motor planning as children walk around the unit or manuever in and out o
Kaye My Red Walker is designed for young children with neurological and motor disabilities such as cerebral palsy, dystonias and Angelman’s Syndrome who require posture support while learning to work. The Kaye My Red Walker places the support behind the child to insure upright alignment and placing the child’s center of gravity within the base of the walker for safety and balance. The walkers have 360 degree front swivel wheels which can be locked for straight ahead tracking. The swivel on the
Learning Game Board is a customizable game board for children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities. This is a blank, magnetic, dry erase game board has four player positions – two that have been specially adapted with large activation buttons for choosing among the four play spaces in front of a player. For those who need to use their own switches, the board also has switch inputs at these two positions. The Learning Game Board is dry erase so it can be used over and over again f
The Magic Mirror Cube is a perceptual training activity designed for use with young children with physical and neurological disabilities. The soft cube closes with Velcro and it opens to reveal four framed acrylic mirrors on four different surfaces. The cube may be arranged in a variety of ways around a child seated on the floor for self-discovery or visual stimulation activities. DIMENSIONS: 11.5 inches. COLOR: Each cube surface is a different color.
Mirror Pebbles is designed for children who are working on improving their cognitive and visual perceptual skills. Mirror Pebbles comes with 20 smooth reflective wobbly shapes designed for sorting and sequencing.
The Motorized Scooter Board, model 1510, is a scooter board designed to enhance motor planning skills, spatial orientation, and understanding of cause and effect relationships for individuals with physical or neurological disabilities. This scooter board is ideal for young children who have never moved independently, providing the opportunity to learn control their bodies in space and to learn to stop at obstacles. When activated by a capability switch (not included) connected to the control jac
The Musical Rolling Pin, model 160, is a spatial orientation activity designed for use with children with sensory, neurological, and developmental disabilities. This clear cylinder is filled with brightly-colored objects. When the child spins the cylinder, the objects jump and dance and a music box plays.
One Lump or Two is designed is designed for use by children working on improving their fine motor skills as a result of Down’s syndrome, stroke, and cerebral palsy. While planning a tea party, players get to organize, problem solve and work on fine-motor-skill building. Players make invitations, placemats, and party favors as well as prepare simple treats. Activities in this book are designed to enhance eye-hand coordination, sense of perception, and more.
Paddle Pong is a two player classic arcade style game designed specifically for individuals with special needs. The players can use the program with a variety of input devices simultaneously to move their respective paddles. For example, both players can use switches, or one player can use switches while the other player can use a mouse, touch window or the keyboard. For switch users, two switches are used for each player, one to move the paddle up and the other to move it down.
Peg-A-Circle Set, model 1-08550-00, is a pegboard and spatial orientation activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This pegboard is a teaching aid designed to help young students understand the concepts of sequential order, next, clockwise, and counterclockwise. It consists of a board with 16 holes in a circular pattern, and 16 pegs that can be placed in the holes to form a circle. DIMENSIONS: The board is 12 inches square. COLOR: Board is light gray with black peg
Pewi is a walk/ride-on device designed for infants as young as 9 months of age, working on motor planning, balancing and learning to walk. It is designed to enhance body and space awareness by allowing the user greater freedom of movement. It can also be used by children ages 12-36 months as a foot-to-floor ride-on device. The Pewi has multi-directional caster wheels that allows the user to ride and easily in any direction. It can be used for indoor and outdoor play on smooth surfaces.
PlayShaper® is a play structured scaled for preschoolers ages 6-23 months learning to crawl, walk and about the location of objects and object permanence. These play systems invite youngsters to develop their physical skills while learning the social skills needed for community life. Cooperative play and shared imagination are encouraged. Kids receive interactive sensory experiences through inviting climbing challenges. Colorful learning panels encourage creativity while building cognitive sk
Smirthwaite’s stacking Plinths are structures used in the school and home environments for individuals with upper and lower extremity disabilities working on posture, balance, transfers and other therapeutic exercises.
OPTIONS: Folding Leg Plinths, Quick Fix Plinth Tray, Quick Fix Vertical & Horizontal Handrails, Plinth Half Coverboards, and Suction Hand Grips are some of options available for the plinth.
SIZES: 1, 2, 3, 4.
DIMENSIONS : Size 1 Length 1070, Width 665; Size 2 1500, Width 745;
Privacy Pop opens like a tent and fits around the bed to provide a comforting sense of security and privacy for children and teens who feel calm in enclosed spaces. Supports kids and teens with sensory processing challenges and autism as well as those who share a room and need a smaller space for themselves. Dark color and dark interior aids calm, relaxation and sleep, and zip/mesh windows offer ventilation and light as needed. This product can be used without a bed as well.
The Rabbit Sensory Habitat is a room full of sensory products, deep pressure and weighted activities designed for children who are overly sensitive to or overly responsive to stimuli, to calm and soothe them. All of the packages above includes swings, lighting, and other tools, designed also to target aggressive behaviors like avoiding school work and tasks, hitting (self or others), uncontrolled energy, or withdrawn/sluggish movement. Each habitat is also highly flexible, adapts for different n
The School-Rite Galaxy LTRB Activity Template, model 673, is a drawing and spatial orientation activity designed for use by children with eye hand coordination, neurological, or fine motor disabilities. This thick plastic stencil can be used for teaching directionality and training student skills in locating objects. It introduces the concepts of left, right, top and bottom, focusing on physical placement of images within the context of a template. It provides sample shapes for recognition and i
See It, Make It is a visual training activity designed for use with individuals with perceptual or neurological disabilities. This spatial relationship and design copying activity requires the user to trace one of the large geometric designs with a finger and then draw it on one of the 12 double-sided reusable cards. Suggestions for other activities are also included.
Sensory Mirror is a free-standing, full-length sensory mirror designed to provide visual feedback for children learning about body awareness and position in space. The legs of the mirror are different shapes that contain tactile and visual stimulation. The mirror can be tilted and it can be used during sensory therapy sessions.
Sensory Soother Ball is designed for children and adults with sensory processing disorders, limited mobility, generalized weakness and limited coordination due to surgery or neurological accident. The Sensory Soother Ball can be inflated with air or filled with water. The Sensory Soother Ball is a clear vinyl 12 inch ball that engages gross motor and visual tracking skills. The small white foam pellets contained within the interior cylinder shake and move when the ball is tossed or turned. When
The T-Tunnel, model 3960, is a crawling tube designed to develop motor planning and spatial orientation for individuals with a physical disability. While crawling through the tunnel the client develops body schema and awareness of the body in respect to space as well as left and right discrimination. The tunnel is made of breathable fabric which is "see through" and the support wires are covered with flexible tubing to prevent scraping and bruising as the clients crawl. Spreader bars help to kee
The Talking Maze Game is a voice output game program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This game of memory and spatial awareness features a series of mazes of increasing difficulty. The player must navigate each maze, colliding with the walls as few times as possible. The player must also memorize the moves they make as they navigate the maze to avoid too many unnecessary steps. The game can help young children gain awareness of the environment and how to move aro
DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To teach math concepts, spatial orientation, and other concepts to students who are blind or who have low vision. The box begins with a plastic box with a smooth, flat, snap-lock top. Place two strips of self-adhesive Velcro in parallel lines on the lid, so they resemble lines on a sheet of paper. Turn the lid over and attach three parallel lines. This creates a set of worksheet templates. Other configurations and layouts for special uses can be created using additional
Visuospatial II is a series of seven visual spatial training programs. Perceptual/Motor I requires the user to position a line so that it mimics a target line. Guess Which Shape fills in a figure so that it emulates one of four, eight, or 16 target shapes; the user has to identify which target shape is being filled in. How Many Block requires the user to enter the number of blocks required to create a randomly-drawn pattern. Labyrinth is a 3-dimensional maze that is run within a designated time
The Wiggle Worm Crawl is an outdoor crawling tube designed for use by children ages two through five with physical and neurological disabilities. Constructed of molded polyethylene segments, the tunnel has an undlating profile which provides a sliding sensation as children crawl up and down the gently raised midsection. Small windows provide light and ventilation and aid in supervision. OPTIONS: A smiling worm head is available. COLOR: Seven standard two-color combinations are available. Custom
Yogarilla Fun Deck is designed to teach children with and without physical disabilities traditional and original yoga poses. This set contains 55 yoga poses and 110 colorful activities on 6 inch x 8 inch cards to help children understand how their bodies and minds work together. Occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, physical therapists, teachers, and parents can use yoga in the classroom, at home, or in treatment to improve fine and gross motor skills, sensory processing, atten