16-Target Touch Wall is designed for individuals with motor planning and coordination disabilities associated with neurological impairments, fractures or low muscle tones. The 16-Target Touch also sharpens reaction time and improves hand/eye coordination. This multi-colored LED wall consists of panels that react to touch. The LED signals which button to tap in a random sequence and speed. Act and react as quick you as you can to touch the light out—as soon as you hit a button another turns on.
Abilitations Rapper Snappers Corrugated Tube for Auditory, Visual and Tactile Feedback - Set of are therapeutic aids designed for children with special needs to provide auditory, visual, and tactile feedback while strengthening upper extremity musculature. A Rapper Snapper can be stretched to its full length of 30 inches or crunched back down to 8 inches. It can be twisted and bent into an endless number of shapes and designs connected together to form one long tube or stretched and twirled to c
The Activity Table is a sensory busy box designed to provide visual and auditory stimulation and enhance fine motor training for individuals with sensory, cognitive or physical disabilities. The all-in-one center with intriguing shapes and sounds includes a shiny mirror, clicking dial, squeaking button and spinning gears. It encourages a child to use fingers and hands to explore as well as learn cause and effect.
Armadillo Army is an educational game program and visual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This educational maze game helps students who are visually impaired practice necessary skills such as lateral eye movements, vertical eye movements, searching skills, timing skills, visual discrimination skills, peripheral detection skills, eccentric viewing skills, and eye-hand coordination. The arcade-style game has bright, large graphics for players with lo
The Autism Spectrum Disorder Kit is a multi-sensory kit designed for use by teachers who work with autistic children to help them achieve their goals. For example, the 7 Message Take or Place N’ Talk Go Board, Time Tracker and Classroom Scheduler are good scheduling devices giving the user both visual and auditory cues during their day. Put-em-Arounds encourage students to initiate communication in different areas of the classroom. The Vibrating Pillow, Wrap Around Massager and Somatosensory Tub
The Baby Buzz'r is a sensory busy box designed for use with children with cognitive, sensory, neurological, or emotional disabilities. This portable unit has a smiling clown-like face and features vibration, blinking eyes, and soothing lullabies activated by buttons on the top. The unit can be attached to strollers or carried in a purse or pocket. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries (not included).
Baby's First Blocks is a visual stimulation and fine motor training activity designed to teach cause and effent and enhance eye hand coordination for children with visual, physical or cognitive disabilities. It is a set of twelve blocks in three different shapes which comes in a canister with a shape sorter top. Each block is brightly colored to enhance visual stimulation. It not only introduces the child to shapes, but also helps to develop finger and hand skills.
The Ball Pool with Net Canopy, model 1400, is designed to provide tactile stimulation and vestibular and proprioceptive input for clients of all ages with a physical disability. The ball pool provides a number of motor training and visually stimulating activities from just standing in the pool practicing balance to diving in from the side. The larger balls are designed to soften the impact of jumping and diving into the pool. The pool encourages imagination and is ideal for the gravitationally i
Bright Sights: Learning to See Kit, model 1-08130-00, is a visual stimulation and visual training activity designed for use by children with low vision. It contains fluorescent materials designed to stimulate residual vision and develop visual efficiency in young visually handicapped and multihandicapped children. The materials are graded in 2 levels: Sensory Level is a set of fluorescent materials designed to stimulate a child's initial visual interest and to help them develop visual discrimina
Bright Starts Lots of Links Accessory Toy is a set of 24 plastic rings that promote tactile stimulation. They are textured links designed for infants (ages newborn - 12 months) to experience reaching, grasping, and tactile exploration. This product addresses reaching, grasping, hand-eye coordination, tactile, and oral exploration skills. They can be attached to car seats or strollers.
Bubble Tube Cuddle Cushion is a wrap-around cushion that offers up-close relaxation for children with autism, emotional disabilities and sensory processing disorders. It is a large beanbag cushion that wraps around Bubble Tubes for up-close appreciation of vibrations, colored bubbles and sounds. The Bubble Tube Cuddle Cushion is upholstered in tough, washable white vinyl upholstery. Bubble tube not included.
Cause and Effect Amusement Park is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. This program is made up of 16 activities with an amusement park theme: Ferris wheel, shoot the water in the clown's mouth, shooting gallery, knock over the cans with the baseball, popcorn machine, ray guns, dolphin show, bumper cars, car wash, motorcycle stunts, bowling, ri
Cause and Effect Factory is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. Designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span, it is made up of 12 segments with a factory and assembly line theme. This program is an age appropriate cause and effect program but can also be used with younger children for its sound and graphics. Pressing the switch will cause another part of the assembly line process to continue. A
The Clip Fan is an Adapted Therapeutic Learning toy to be used by special education teachers, occupational therapists, speech therapists, parents, and biomedical engineers working with children who have upper extremity, sensory, neurological, or cognitive disabilities, to work on developing visual skills. Built in LED lights allow the user to create 64 different exciting light show effects and patterns, with the potential to increase visual attention. The fan has a separate on/off switch for the
Color Code is a visual perceptual game designed for children 5 years and older with developmental and visual perceptual delays. It can also be used by those working on visual planning and critical thinking skills. The game consists of boldly colored shapes on 18 transparent cards, a display holder and the challenge designs. Players pick a challenge and then stack tiles in the display rack to re-create the composition layer by layer. User’s must consider and analyze shape, color, sequence and ori
Color Match Panel is an interactive panel designed for use by individuals of all ages with cognitive, neurological and motor impairments. It is designed to stimulate visual and auditory senses while helping to teach cause and effect. It also aids with color recognition skills. This panel includes two color-matching games. The timing of the lights may be adjusted according to ability level. It can be used with the Wireless Remote Controller (purchased separately). The Color Match Panel include
Color Clips Software is a cognitive and perceptual skills training program designed to enhance spatial relationship and direction following skills for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As a part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry), this is the most advanced program. It uses clips to teach the difference between up and down, and right and left, and to teach the concept of following directions. Reading skills are not necessary for effective use of the software.
Colorful Concepts Software is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to provide a true multisensory learning experience for individuals with cognitive or neurological or phisical disability. Through these software programs, students will build word and number recognition skills; enhance their vocabulary; learn to discriminate between size, shape and color; and learn to follow directions. Program titles include: Colorful Words, Colorful Dimensions, Colorful Numbers, and Colorful Clips (see
Colorful Dimensions Software is a vocabulary enhancement program and training system for matching / sorting / assembly designed to teach recognitions and discrimination for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series, this particular program begins teaching size, shape and color vocabulary and progresses to matching exercises. It concludes with a fun complete the picture game which is visually stimulating. The program is designed to be used in con
Colorful Numbers Software is a letters and numbers program designed to teach number recognition and sorting for individuals with a cognitive or a physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry), this particular program uses dice and begins with word and number exercises, progressing to a number sorting game. The program is designed to be used in conjuntion with Colorful Numbers (see separate entry) for hands on experience and comes with a dozed dice in three col
Colorful Words Software is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. As part of the Colorful Concepts Series (see separate entry) this program is designed to begin with vocabulary and advance to matching exercises. There is also a fun coloring game to provide visual stimulation. The program is designed to be used in conjuntion with Colorful Words (see separate entry) for hands on experience and comes with 12 crayon bars. For individuals wi
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The Dado Cubes is a set of 10 building blocks with slits in them designed for children ages 3 and up with learning disabilities to build cognition. Dado invites visual spatial development and problem solving as well as introduces the architectural principles of proportion, balance, structure, and color. Dado Cubes engages the users imagination as the slits on each cube are interlocked to create an unlimited number of three-dimensional structures. Constructed horizontally, vertically, or nested t
Design and Drill Activity Center is designed for children 4 years and older through adult. It can be used with individuals with cognitive impairments, fine motor delays, and other neurological impairments. Users can use the patterns or their imagination to create pictures with colorful plastic 'bolts' and power drill or screwdriver. This kit includes 20 pattern cards, 120 bolts, plastic grid box and reproducible blank grid for make-your-own cards.
The DIY Pumpkin Twister Game is designed for children with balance disabilities to play during the Fall, Halloween, or Thanksgiving time.
The Dome Alone, models 69 & 71 are switch-operated toys designed for use by children with upper extremity disabilities. Intended to encourage children to reach out, pressing the button switch on top of the dome causes the bright, confetti-like objects inside the dome to spin and jump with music. Both devices come with an on/off switch and volume control. Model 69 requires a capability switch (not included); model 71 comes complete with a built-in switch. Requires 4 C batteries. DIMENSIONS
The Easy Stringer Set, model 3362, is a set of beads and tubing designed to enhance eye hand coordination for children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This product encourages finger manipulation as the child strings the visually stimulating beads on flexible plastic tubing. The bead come in two sizes and can be used to teach sorting skills by different colors and shapes. The set includes 20 beads in assorted sizes and shapes and two vinyl stringing tubes. COLOR: The tubing is clear
Eye Track is a perceptual training program designed for use by individuals with visual perception disabilities, dyslexia, dyspraxia, or attention deficit disorders. Each activity has five levels of difficulty, which are set via teacher controls. Motivational reward sequences encourage the user to persevere with the increasingly complex activities. Printable records show details of activities completed. The four main activities cover all areas of visual perception. COMPATIBILITY: For use with IBM
The Flip Flop, model 503, is a visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with vision or cognitive disabilities. A spin of the domes activates vibration, flashing multi-colored lights, and colorful glitter and multi-colored beads spinning inside a dome. This toy also shows reflections in a mirror and plays six high-fidelity upbeat songs. This versatile toy has two different on/off switches: one to control the music, the other to control the lights, vibration, and beads inside the d
Flying Color® Mirror Plate Switch is an unbreakable plastic mirror plate designed for children with motor and cognitive disabilities as a result of cerebral palsy, stroke, and neuro-genetic disorders. It provides motivation and visual stimulation as users see themselves while operating adapted toys and devices. Includes 1/8 inch (.3centimeters) connector and ¼ inch (.6 centimeter) adapter.
Gel Foam Picture Frame is designed for use by older individuals and individuals who have experienced a traumatic brain injury, or stroke. The picture frame is a heat sealed vinyl frame with a gel pocket in the front and a back pocket that allows one to insert any graphic that challenges or attracts the interest of the user. The product can be used as a learning tool or as a place to house familiar pictures.
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 Glo Panel is a lightweight, portable lightbox that promotes sensory play and science exploration. Children can investigate colors, light, textures, manipulatives, real-life objects and more.
The panel features a large, backlit viewing surface, protective plastic cover and low-voltage, long-life bulbs. Wall mountable and includes an AC adaptor.
Gloop is a visual stimulation mobile application designed to let users move the "slime" over the screen with their fingers. It can used for children who need visually stimulating sensory integration. Features include:
The Tin Gymini total Playground Activity Gym is a eye hand coordination activity for infants and young children with vision, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. The activities also provide visual stimulation, perceptual training, and memory development. The Gym consists of a washable activity blanket with a pair of removable soft arches that cross in the center and support a variety of soft geometric shapes and toys. The activity mat is engineered to remain in place on most wood, tile, and
The ICE Marble Panel with Cover is a therapeutic tool ideal to use for clients with developmental disabilities and expands the use from a piece of equipment that a client could self-stimulate on, to one that has a controllable function to block out unwanted behavior. It can change from a tactile, auditory and visual feedback piece of equipment to one that can be pleasingly visually.
The Infant Mirror Stand is a body awareness activity designed to encourage infants and children to get a view of themselves. This product is designed to help infants and children with early body awareness.The clear acrylic mirror is safe and can be touched without worry.
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.
Intro to Cause & Effect, model 115, is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It introduces the user to the computer and the switch. It is also designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. Each time the user presses the switch or keyboard, one of 35 animation segments with large, brightly colored geometric shapes appear on the screen accompanied by sounds. Animation segments last for approxim
IRC Jumbo Jet, model 6642, is an educational toy designed to provide auditory and visual stimulation for children with neurological disabilities. This jet comes with a simple infrared remote control that resembles real airplane controls, a Y-shaped base with a navigation screen in the center, big buttons, and indicator lights. The toy has a plastic body in the shape of a jet with windows in the front and on the sides, two engines under each wing, two wheels under the nose of the plane, and two w
The Kaleido-Dome with Shapes, model 777, is a sensory integration activity designed for use by children with fine motor, neurological, visual, or cognitive disabilities. When the large red button at the top of the center dome is pressed, the button lights up, the shapes in the globe spin, music plays, and red and yellow and green lights travel around the circle.
The Kaleido-Dome with Shapes, model 778, is a sensory integration activity designed for use by children with fine motor, neurological, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This interactive toy enhances matching, grasping, and releasing skills. The toy has a base into which twelve shapes with knobs are fitted. When a shape is fitted into the base, a light is activated; when all twelve shapes are in place, the large center dome lights up, music plays, and the shapes in the dome dance.
Kid K'NEX Classroom Set, model 78690, is a toy designed for use by children with with varying manipulative skills. Big, soft, chunky pieces can be used by children to build 22 models from 1:1 correspondence cards, or they can create their own creatures using the 267 parts, including 12 eyes, 6 feet, and 6 ears/wings. Young hands can build in any direction due to the flexibility of the system. The pieces have vibrant colors and component designs that appeal to both girls and boys. The set include
The Kid K’NEX Early Learning Activity Set, model 78950, is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with varying manipulative skills. The set includes enough big, soft, chunky pieces for 30 students. The included activities incorporate listening skills, following directions, art, creative play, mathematics and science. In conjunction with the reading of Eric Carle’s book The Very Hungry Caterpillar, or another book about caterpillars, students build models using the full co
The Lamaze Soft Sorter is an eye hand coordination and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children ages six month and above with cognitive, perceptual, vision, hearing, or neurological disabilities. The machine-washable set consists of a soft cube with openings in each surface and large, soft textured shapes. The shapes and the sorter are flexible, eliminating the need for precision in placing the shapes and the shapes can be held in a variety of grasps. The shapes each make a sound
The Lamaze Clutch Cube is a visual stimulation activity toy designed for infants and young children with upper extremity, visual, or cognitive disabilities. This soft cube features a different black-and-white geometric pattern (dots, concentric circles, etc.) or a simple design (such as a butterfly) on a colored background. Four large, soft loop handles, each with a jingle bell inside, are attached to the cube.
Lamaze Flip-Flop Activity Blocks are a visual stimulation activity for infants with cognitive or visual disabilities. This set of four connected foam cubes can be flipped and flopped into a variety of configurations and each surface features a different pattern or design. One surface features an unbreakable mirror and another features a photo slot to allow insertion of a personal picture. DIMENSIONS: Each block is 3.5 inches square.
The Lamaze Sights & Sounds Mobile is a visual stimulation activity designed for infants eith visual and cognitive disabilities. This musical mobile features round disks with interchangeable pattern cards to grow with the child. One set features black-and-white geometric patterns and the other includes simple, large depictions (ladybug, sun, moon, etc.) on colorful backgrounds. One card with an opening allows insertion of a personal photograph.
Lamaze Cribside Graphic Panels are a visual stimulation activity designed for infants with visual or cognitive disabilities. This set of six soft connected panels ties to the rails of the crib. One side features six different black-and-white geometric patterns (checkerboard, triangles, large dots, etc.) and the reverse offers black and white pictures, such as a man's face), or colorful patternss and designs, such as a sunburst with a mirror in the center. These panels are machine washable.
The Lamaze First Mirror is a visual stimulation activity designed for use by infants with visual or cognitive disabilities. This unit consists of a three-dimensional, triangular, cloth-covered foam wedge with a mirror on one surface. The mirror can be removed to enable the wedge to be used for positioning. COLOR: Each surface features a different black-and-white geometric pattern or solid color.
The Lamaze Lullaby Ellie is a perceptual training activity designed for young chhildren with cognitive, neurological, or visual disabilities. This soft toy consists of a larger elephant holding a baby elephant in its trunk. Velcro straps attach the toy to cribs, changing tables, strollers, etc. Pulling on the larger-elephant's trunk starts a lullaby. COLOR: The large elephant is blue with pink ears, a black-and-white striped trunk, and black-and-white polka dot feet. The small elephant is purple
The Lamaze Stroll & Go Hippo is a visual stimulation activity designed for use by infants with visual, neurological, or cognitive disabilities. Designed to attach to a stroller or to a crib, this three-section hippo has a squeaker in its nose, a soft cube mid section with a variety of patterns and a baby-safe mirror, and a round back section that crinkles when squeezed. Between the center and rear section is a colorful, spinning rattle. Jingle bells are in the hippo's feet. COLOR: The hippo'
The LeapStart Learning Gym is a visual stimulation training activity designed for use by infants and children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. This two-stage gym features music, lights, foreign language sounds, and spoken words. Hands-on activities help develop fine motor skills and encourage the child to bat, reach and explore. As the baby grows, the gym transforms from infant lie-down play to sitting play. For the lie-down infant, the gym is a multi-sensory learning experience, with
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
Lighted Extra Loud Signalling Buzzer, models 1380 and 1380-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. This model is similar to model 1350 (see separate entry), but has an exceptionally loud buzzer. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1
The Lighted Signal Switch, model 956, is a button switch and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with cognitive, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. When this textured signal switch is activated, a bright light shines to encourage visual attention. POWER: Uses 2 double-A batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxD): 4 x 6.5 inches.
Lighted Signalling Buzzer, models 1350 and 1350-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. When this device is activated by any switch (sold separately) a buzzer sounds and a small light turns on to alert the user that he has activated the switch. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.
Lighted Vibrating Signalling Buzzer, models 1370 and 1370-8, is a switch operated toy designed to stimulate visual and auditory training for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. This communicator informs the user of activation with a light, a buzzer, and vibration when the switch closure is made. It comes with a standard .25 inch jack or 1/8 inch jack.
Look and Listen is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. It is designed to improve tracking ability of objects and increase the user's attention span. When the mouse, switch, or space bar is pressed, an object will move across the screen while music is playing in the background. The objects are large and colorful. Among the more than 100 graphic objects objects included are household items, cartoon images, foods, and many others. The pro
Look Here! is a visual stimulation activity designed for individuals with profound disabilities. The program provides visual stimulation by displaying a variety of light patterns and animations. The fifteen images can be modified can be modified with special effects. Options enable animation speed, object speed, and background color to be modified.User input is not required by the child. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or faster processor, Win
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.
The Mini Dome, model 72, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with neurological and sensory disabilities. Designed to provide visual, auditory, and tactile stimulation, pressing on the dome or its base plate causes the confetti and sequins in the dome to spin, activates music, and causes the dome to vibrate.
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 Moderate 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.
The Multi-Theme Discovery Mobile is a mobile designed to provide visual stimulation for individuals who have low vision. The mobile is attached to a clamp which easily attached to the side of the crib. It extends out so that it is located directly above the baby when he/she is in the crib. The interchangeable high contrast cards suspended from the crib mobile are visually stimulating especially for new borns.
My First Colorforms Computer Fun Set is a drawing program designed to let children express themselves visually for individuals with a cognitive or physical disability. By placing instantly recognizable, pre-drawn objects on colorful backgrounds, students can create, listen to and interact with their own pictures. The program provides a palette of "stick-ons" from a variety of themes including animals, trees, weather and the alphabet. Students can choose a background, or create their own, and eac
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.
Picture This! Picture Switcher is a cause and effect training program designed for use by children with cognitive, visual, perceptual, and upper extremity disabilities. This program gives children using a single switch grid-style access to the activities of Knockout and Reveal and Flip It and Slider (see separate entries). The package includes a wide range of activities. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or better processor, CD-ROM drive, and W
The Play & Learn Clock is a teaching clock designed to enhance visual stimulation and teach matching, sorting and assembly for individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. The Brightly colored clock makes tick-tock sounds and is ideal for children with low vision. There are removable pieces that encourage a child to match and learn colors and numbers as well as how to tell time.
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
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 Racers 20+ Model Building Set, model 12055, is a toy designed to enhance eye hand coordination, fine motor skills, cognitive skills, visual stimulation, and matching, sorting and assembly skills for children with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. The set contains over 400 snap-together pieces, including connectors, bricks, and wheels children can use to build jet planes, tow trucks, and dragsters. Two K'NEXMEN toy figures are included for after-build play. The set comes with a sto
The Rainbow Maker is an auditory and visual stimulation activity designed for use by children with neurological disabilities. The child grasps the clear tube at the top and the bottom and turns it upside down to send multi-colored beads falling, creating the sound of gently falling rain and creating a prism of color as the beads fall through the colored barriers.
Reader Rabbit's Ready for Letters is an academic tutorial program designed to develop reading readiness for children with developmental or physical disabilities. Pre-readers take an adventure to Grandma and Grandpa Rabbit's house to find a home full of letters to find, colors and shapes to match, and sounds to make children laugh. There are six animated activities that combine reading readiness instruction with imaginative play. Students develop visual discrimination, build letter recognition, l
Robotic Laser Ball is designed for use by individuals who are working on improving their visual attention and directionality. Users can activate the light by clapping or giving it a swipe. The ball spins, rotates and moves about the mirrored tray with synchronized flashing lights and three musical tunes. It plays for 1½ to 2 minutes. Music can be turned off.
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.
The Sensory Stimulation Kit, model 1-08610-00, is a perceptual training activity designed for professionals working with children who are blind or have low vision or multiple disabilities. It comprises the Auditory Kit, model 1-08640-00; the Tactual-Kinesthetic Kit, model 1-08630-00; the Visual Kit, model 1-08620-00; and the Olfactory-Gustatory Kit, model 1-08650-00. The kits contain sensory materials designed to help in the development of basic sensory processes in young children, particularly
The skill-building sensory gel pad combines academics with deep pressure sensory input. The multi-sensory learning tool has 8 divided columns, 30 marbles in 6 different colors and a worksheet pocket on the back. Work on counting, sequencing, learning colors, motor planning, or eye-hand coordination skills. Also, the sensory gel pad doubles to be a weighted lap pad. For ages 4 and up. Therapy tool and educational toy for home, classrooms, and occupational therapy. Small parts. Not for children un
SlimTown is an academic tutorial program designed to enhance problem solving skills for individuals with a developmental or physical disability. This program allows students to build and manage a small town and influence the lives of the people who live in SlimTown. Students create their towns by placing streets, bike paths and buildings, and adding their own animated kids and adults. As the town grows, it uses up water and trees and produces garbage, giving students an easy way to understand an
Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help users adapt their responses to sensory stimulation and to advance education and therapy goals. Each Snoezelen construction is designed to offer individuals with special needs and challenging conditions the opportunity to exercise choice through action.
The Soft Light Up Truck is a touch activated stuffed animal designed visually stimulate and enhance fine motor training for children with low vision. Squeezing the soft Tonka truck results in lighting up his nose and projecting stars and moons on to the walls. POWER: Requires two "AA" batteries, included.
The Somatosensory Bead Chain with Mirror, model 356, is a sensory integration activity designed for use by children with neurological, visual and cognitive disabilities. Behind the bead chain curtain is an unbreakable mirror; when the child manipulates the beads, he or she can seehim/herself in the mirror, providing visual stimulation.
The Somatosensory Musical Bead Chain/Switch, model 357, is a cause and effect training activity, auditory stimulation activity, and contact switch designed for use by children with severe physical disabilities. This unit works as a switch or as an independent toy. Bead chains hang in front of a metal bar. Moving the beads to make contact with the bar turns on a built-in music box. The music stays on as long as the beads are making contact with the metal bar. Playing with this bead chain switch p
Space Encounter is an adapted therapeutic learning toy designed for children with learning disabilities to play and learn at home or in the classroom. The child using this toy will experience tactile, visual and auditory fun. If the outer rim is activated anywhere, the child will hear shooting, multicolored lights flashing inside the large frosted dome, exciting music, spaceship sounds, and vibration. The Spaceship spins on a lazy susan base.
The Space Station, model 407, is a switch- operated toy designed for use by children with cognitive, severe physical, or upper extremity disabilities. When a capability switch (not included) is activated this toy races up and down and around, which helps improve visual tracking skills. POWER: Uses 1 D battery. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 11 x 17 inches.
Speedy Match is visual perceptual motor game designed for older children and adults with development delays, cognitive and neurological impairments. It is designed to help build organization, design copy, speed of response, concentration and ocular skills. Speedy Match is a fast paced design copy game for 2-5 players arranged to facilitate eye and hand movement. Users shake the ball holder box to redistribute the 20 colored balls into the 25 available spaces (Each shake produces a new game boar
Spinning Symphony is a musically based toy designed for children and adults with physical and cognitive disabilities. It is designed to engage users in active exploration, which helps to increase auditory development and listening skills. Press any of the bright colored instrument switches to hear six different Mozart compositions. At the touch of the switch, the user can add or subtract any of five different instruments (harp, French horn, piano, flute, and violin) from the composition.
Stack'ms is a visual stimulation and eye hand coordination activity designed to provide lessons in shapes, colors and counting for individual with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The toy consists of a plastic cone and six differently colored, differently sized rings which fit on the cone in order. It is designed to enhance cognitive as well as fine motor skills.
The Flasher, model 698 and 698-8, is a switch operated toy designed to provide visual stimulation for indiviudals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The device emits a pulsating, bright light (approximately 60 flashes per minute) when activated by any Toys for Special Children external capability switch (see separate entries). The circular light is mounted on a plastic base. This product comes with a standard 0.25 inch jack and plug (no. 698) and is available with a 1/8 inch jack
Thinkin' Things Collection I is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed to develop a wide range of thinking skills including visual and auditory memory, visual and discrimination, and logic and creativity for children who are developmentally delayed. The program offers six activities where students make logical comparisons, work with attributes, deduce "secret rules," and repeat and improvise musical patterns and tunes. Flying Spheres and Flying Shapes allow students to experiment with spat
The Tick-Tock Answer Clock, model 1018, is a teaching clock designed to enhance visual stimulation and teach the concept of cause and effect for individuals with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities. This clock features a plastic body in the shape of an owl with big eyes. A large clock face with big numbers and moveable hands is on his stomach. When children push down on the owl's left foot, the large plastic minute hand moves ahead five minutes. Then, if they push down on his right foo
The Tiny Gears Lawn Mower is a toy intended for use by toddlers who can walk to teach them gross motor skills, to help them learn cause and effect, to help them develop balance and coordination, and to provide visual stimulation. Tiny gears spin when the lawn mower is pushed and pulled. Top handle clicking level and knob. Colors may vary.
The Tootsietoy Big Colored Wood Blocks is a tactile puzzle designed to provide visual stimulation and encourage eye hand coordination and fine motor skills for children with cognitive or sensory disabilities. The 28 piece wood block set includes ten different shpes in five bright colors. It also stimulate creative plau through planning and building.
Touch Here! is a visual stimulation activity designed for use by individuals with profound disabilities. The program provides visual stimulation by displaying a variety of light patterns and animations. Patterns appear wherever the touch screen is touched or at the cursor position when the mouse is clicked. Options enable color preferences to be set. COMPATIBILITY: For use on IBM and compatible computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Pentium or better processor, Windows 95, or CD-ROM drive.
The Touch it Series is a cognitive skills tutorial program designed for use by students with cognitive or learning disabilities. Users develop hand-eye coordination skills by touching objects to eliminate them as they travel across the screen. Using the mouse, touch monitor, or an interactive whiteboard, students target and explode the objects. The speed, size, and color of every object can be controlled by the teacher or therapist who may adjust the pointer size, number of objects, and designat
The Traffic Light is a wall-mounted, touch-activated toy designed to introduce children with cognitive or physical disabilities to cause and effect concepts and to identify traffic lights and their meaning. Model 1800 is a light only model which turns on the red, yellow, or green light when the corresponding lens is touched. Model 1810 is a busy box model which adds music, vibration, or a pleasant buzz to the light when the lens is touched. Model 1820 is the Vocal Traffic Light model which has r
Ten tough, safe acrylic mirrors of different sizes designed for one-on-one activities and visual reinforcement. Mirrors are appropriate for at-home play, and therapeutic settings.
Under the Dome is an adapted therapeutic learning device designed for children with learning disabilities to experience four different activities: bouncing sports car with the sights and sounds of the city; multi-colored lights, mirrors and music; farm animals with barn background and Old MacDonald music; and flying multi-colored beads and mirrors. Mirrors create a 3D effect. A yellow switch activates each section. This device is a way to teach cause and effect, as well as a way to develop audit
Vanimals, model 1179, are educational toys designed to provide auditory and visual stimulation for children with neurological disabilities. Available in three styles (sold separately), each toy comes with a simple remote control with two big buttons. Hippo Fire Engine features a plastic body in the shape of hippo, four plastic wheels, a bell, two headlights, two big eyes, and two front teeth. When children press one button on its remote control, the fire engine does its funny walk. If the other
The Vibrating Light is a touch-activated toy designed to encourage children with upper extremity, neurological, and cognitive disabilities to reach out. When the textured plate is pressed, it lights up and vibrates. Model 459 also includes music. The unit can be placed on a tanle or lapboard or mounted on the wall.
Visual Light Experience Kit contains an assortment of light show devices. The kit is designed to help develop visual perceptual skills including visual tracking, visual scanning and to improve visual attention and engagement in children and adults. The kit includes:
Magical Light Show
Fiber Flash Lamp
Spinning Light Show
String Thing with Lights
Jelly Ball Lamp
Glowing Goo Tube
Go Everywhere Light Show
Double Disco Ball
Bright Red Switch
The Visually and Hearing Impaired Activity Center (model 540) is a sensory busy box that was designed to provide somatosensory stimulation for children with vision and hearing disabilities. The sturdy red plastic box has a bright yellow plate that vibrates when touched, an orange oval plate with a spinning soft cloth, and a pull ball that turns on a fan. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches.
The Visually Impaired Activity Center, model 520, is a sensory busy box for persons with visual disabilities. The sturdy red plastic busy box features a bright yellow plate which vibrates when touched, a fan activated by a pull-ball, and an oval orange plate which turns on an AM radio. DIMENSIONS: 9 x 12 inches.
Wheel of Sounds is a cause and effect training program designed for use by individuals with cognitive disabilities. This switch-activated game plays an object's sound when the object is selected by the spinner. The spinner is activated by step scanning, timed scanning, a single switch press, a mouse click, or touch-screen. Once the picture is selected and the sound is played, a new picture will take its place. Wheel of Sounds gives the user the capability of setting the field of pictures to disp
"Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?" is a memory improvement tutorial program designed to introduce world geography for students who have a developmental or physical disability. Students chase Carmen and her V.I.L.E. henchmen through seven regions of the world while using their deductive reasoning skills to determine each move. The program is icon-based and does not require reading skills. With the use of visual skills rather than text-based clues, students develop memory and matching skills