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60 Social Situations And Discussion Starters

This book is designed to help teenage persons with Autism or any cognitive/behavioral challenges to develop social skills by exploring complex social situations, such as understanding unspoken social cues, sarcasm, idioms and body language. Contains real life stories that your teenagers can relate to and stimulates learning and discussion. This book teaches teens to consider the perspectives of others and to understand how their actions and behaviors affect the way others think about them and tr


Abecus is a product designed for teaching children with Autism basic arithmetic, the math concepts of counting, addition, subtraction, multiplication, division as well as patterning and color recognition. Students slide and count bright, kid friendly beads while developing fine motor, hand eye coordination and problem solving skills. Each bead is painted a pleasing color leaving the abacus with a rainbow design. Can be used in class wide activities. Alternatively, this item can be used at home a

Action Sensory Room--Gold

This Action Sensory Room is designed to accommodate those individuals who have a disability that effects their temperament, who react with anger or frustration, those who have problems with concentration, those with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and others who struggle with inappropriate behavior. Is intended to encourage play and build concentration as well as to relax the body and keep the mind alert. The Action Room tools include swings and rockers that provide rhythmic mov

Allowance Game--A Consumer Math Game

A board game that is meant to be played by children (3rd grade and higher)who have Autism or cognitive impairment, so that they may practice math skills while learning responsible money management skills, as players practice earning, spending, and saving money. This is an open-ended game with several options or ways to play depending on the amount of time available to play. Some options for play include: the player who earns $20 first wins, or the first one around the board wins.

Bipolar Disorder Connect

Bipolar Disorder Connect is an application designed for use by individuals with bipolar disorder to stay connected with a large growing community of people living with the same diagnosis. With Bipolar Disorder Connect mobile, you can follow discussions while on the go, ask your questions and add comments to posts. It's the place to discuss treatments, start conversations, and learn from others. Bipolar Disorder Connect empowers people living with bipolar disorder through sharing experiences and

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget

Busy Fingers™ Gel Fidget is a fidget toy designed for children with autism, with sensory integration disorder, or any child who has trouble paying attention or sitting still. Use when stressed, bored or seeking sensory input. Has the added benefit of it helping to boost their concentration and focus as well as fine motor skills and fine motor strengthening. Can be kept in a backpack or parent’s bag and used at home, school, clinic, or while riding in a car. For ages 3 and up. DIMENSIONS: 5.5 inc

Caref GPS Phone Watch

Caref is designed for children with cognitive, physical and mental disabilities. Is a GPS built inside a watch; intended to track location and facilitate contact with the child in case of an emergency. Using an app (My Caref) the watch has the capability to send and receive calls. The GPS assistance tracks locations within 3 meters or ten feet. It is equipped with a SOS button that sends locations and calls the numbers on list (after programing it) that will continue to call until someone answer

Cause And Effect, Spanish

Cause and Effect- Spanish, is essentially the same as Cause and Effect (in English), where a situation is presented on one side and the user must choose the best possible solution, given the circumstances, from the four outcomes presented; especially useful in Speech and Pathology therapy sessions. 150 different situations, timed responses, cumulative progress reports and flexibility to adjust the number of incorrect responses before the correct response is given.

Chillspa Sensory Room

The ChillSpa Room is a room filled with therapeutic toys, tools, and other items that children should feel secure and comfortable in. Sensory rooms are designed to decrease discipline problems, such as acting out from aggression, anxiety or frustration, keeping the child focused and relaxed. The ChillSpa Room includes an interactive bubble tube, fiber optic lights, images projected on the walls, and soothing music, which provides visual and auditory input, creating a calming environment. Additio

Feet-Shaped Steppers

Feet-shaped steppers are shaped like two giant feet and designed for use by individuals who need a foot fidget area under their desk at school or work or for users who need sensory breaks. It is a versatile therapy tool, as it can also be used for bilateral coordination and integration, balance training, vestibular and proprioceptive input.

Flint-Worry Eater


The Freedom is a wandering patient system designed for use in residential and institutional settings with people who have autism, Alzheimer's disease, dementia and other cognitive disabilities that may cause wandering. The Freedom system is composed of three modules - a handheld receiver, a wireless transmitter and locator worn on the wrist, and a charging station for the receiver and the locator. The portable radio frequency (RF) receiver can track the location of the transmitter. It has a rang

Friendly Facts: Help Challenged Students Learn How To Make Friends

Friendly facts is a program designed to help students with autism develop social skills and social understanding. This program teaches what a true friend is, how to be a friend, making friends, staying friends and more.

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart

GestureTek® Immersive Therapy Cart is designed for clients with limited mobility as a result of spinal cord injury, neurological impairments as well as for clients who have been placed on limited physical activity.  It is a mobile solution that provides over 25 different applications and delivers them to clients in multiple locations of facility (i.e. hospital rooms, atriums, lounge, etc). With this complete mobile solution featuring over 50 immersive applications, clients have the opportunity t

Good Health Habits (Ghh)

Good Health Habits is a personal skills and independent living tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with mental, physical, or sensory disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books, 5 duplicatable CD-ROMs and 5 online lessons can be used by parents and teachers to instruct children about personal health habits and well-being. Available as a set, titles include: Nutrition; Dental Health; The Food Groups; Rest and Exercise; and Healthy Ha

Iris Soundswitch

Iris SoundSwitch is designed for individuals who benefit from sensory objects and features to encourage vocalization and group activities. Unit comes complete with battery charger.This product allows you to control any wireless IRiS Listeners. Has 4 switching modes:

Iris+ App

IRiS+ is an application designed to allow an iPad®, iPhone®, or iPod Touch® to control sensory equipment or to enable the user to easily control a multi-sensory room. Offers several control switches in one— sound, touch, vibration, and movement. The full IRiS+ app is free to download and by doing so, one can control either one or a number of multi-sensory products in a variety of ways. Through touch, the user may choose Multiple Buttons Mode: Choose between two, four and eight switches to contro

Junior Squashy Seat by ROMPA®

Junior Squashy Seat by ROMPA® is designed for use by children with sensory processing disorders or those who are able sit independently, but require additional support.  It is soft and can be molded to an individual’s body shape. This seat is similar to a bean bag, but is less supportive than foam-filled alternatives and so is unsuitable for those requiring more firm and supportive furniture.

Leap Motion Controller

The Leap Motion controller is a sensor intended to help people with dyslexia. It senses the natural movement of the hands and works like a pointer on the computers. Currently, it works with most operating systems. The Leap Motion Controller doesn’t replace the keyboard, mouse, stylus, or trackpad. It works with them, and without special adapters. Once the Leap Motion software is running it's connected to the USB to begin use.

Learn The Basics: What Doesn’t Belong?

Learn the basics: what doesn’t belong? is a flipbook with laminated picture cards, designed for special needs students. Users begin by learning to group similar items together which teaches reasoning, discrimination, and problem solving as well as reasoning skills. Cards attach and detach with Velcro. Additional exercises and activities are scattered between the pages. Ages 2 to 5. Small parts, warning for children under 3 years old.

Learning About The Neighborhood (Ln)

Learning About the Neighborhood is a personal skills tutorial program designed for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with mental, physical, or sensory disabilities. This series of five duplicatable books, five duplicatable CD-ROMs and five online lessons can be used by parents and teachers to instruct children to explore and understand the world around them. Available as a set, titles include: Furniture; Communication; Transportation; Clothing; and Food. A trainer’s gu

Led Fiber Optic Softie

The LED Fiber Optic Softie is a sensory integration product that allows the user to sit comfortably on a beanbag with fiber optics to hold, look at, touch and feel, creating a visual and tactical experience. It can be used to calm and relax or stimulate depending upon whether the Calming or Superactive Model is purchased.

Make Your Mark

Make Your Mark is a dry erase marker activity book that offers 13 floor plans of familiar places to assist adult clients with a neurological disability or a head injury with skills of information processing, spatial orientation, categorization, writing, and counting. Targets respective skill development. A separate therapist manual containing sets of questions created specifically for each floor plan is included. Adults make their mark directly onto the book. When finished, wipe the book clean a


MeMoves is a sensory integration activity program designed for use by parents, teachers or therapists working with children with cognitive or mental disabilities or autism. This application (or app) allows a parent, teacher or therapist to use an Apple iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to calm or focus a child. The child performs finger puzzles to the beat of the music and watches as the screen comes alive. MeMoves features nine original songs exclusive to this app, over 30 separate finger puzzles and

Number Skills for Individuals with Down Syndrome - An Overview - PDF eBook

The Number Skills for Individuals with Down Syndrome - An Overview - PDF eBook is an electronic version of this book published in 2001 and is intended for individuals with Down syndrome to teach them and help the enhance their number skills curriculum. This eBook presents an overview of what is understood about development of number skills for people with Down syndrome. Reviewing the available research, effective teaching techniques, and strategies for promoting the development of number skills

Number Skills for Teenagers with Down Syndrome (11-16 years) - PDF eBook

The Number Skills for Teenagers with Down syndrome eBook is meant for parents and education professionals of teenagers ages 11-16 years old with Down syndrome. It is intended to provide guidance and advice regarding number skill development in children with Down syndrome, and describes practical activities to assist the development of number skills for children with Down syndrome. This book draws on what is known about the number development of typically developing children to provide guidance a

Numicon 1–100 cm Number Rod Track

The Numicon 1–100 cm Number Rod Track is a product made for children with Down syndrome for teaching place value, partitioning, multiplication and division. Decade sections fit together to total 100 cm. The track is grooved to take number rods.

Numicon Pegs Coloured 80

The Numicon Pegs Coloured 80 is a pack of 80 colored pegs that are intended for children to be used during pattern making activities. They fit into the Numicon Baseboard and Shapes. Sold in an even assortment of red, yellow, green and blue.

Pattern Blocks And Boards

Pattern Blocks and Boards is designed for children, to get them to exercise their fine motor abilities while using matching skills/problem solving/figuring out which shape goes where. Designs on 5 reversible boards and 120 brightly colored wooden geometric shapes provide multiple fun ways for children to develop matching and fine motor skills. They can match to the boards, create mosaics, and design their own patterns. Ages 3 and up.

Photo Conversation Cards

The Photo Conversation Cards is a set of 90 cards, designed to teach conversation skills to children with autism and Asperger's communication skills. The cards cover a wide variety of topics including meeting and greeting people, making and keeping friends, health, hygiene, manners, school skills, safety rules, personal space, home and family, emotions, etc. Features a full color photo on the front with a social and communication skill story on the back. Socially appropriate responses are clearl

Physical Activities (Pa)

Physical Activities is a personal skills tutorial and exercise program designed for use by parents and teachers working with pre-school children with mental, physical, or sensory disabilities. This series of 5 duplicatable books, 5 duplicatable interactive CD-ROMs and 5 online lessons can be used by parents and teachers to instruct children about body movements and other activities. This series is designed to cover activities that may improve the child’s coordination, balance, and control. Avail

Playtime with Zeebu™

Playtime with Zeebu™ is an interactive video that includes two puppets, designed for children with Autism to use to give them opportunity to work on social skills, emotion recognition, and self regulation. This video features thought bubbles that draw viewers attention to the emotions and thoughts of each character. Thought bubbles help children understand "theory of mind" that others have different thoughts than they do. In the video, the character goes on an adventure to find puzzle pieces. Th

Posey Finger Control Mitts,(Models 2815 & 2816)

The Posey Finger Control Mitts are restraint mitts designed for use with adults with cognitive or emotional disabilities who are at risk of injuring themselves or of pulling out catheters or IV lines. The palms of these ambidextrous mitts are filled with machine-washable fiberfill. The mitts secure with hook and loop closures and include connecting straps to limit range of motion if necessary. Model 2815 features an open finger design and model 2816 has a closed end and a mesh back. Optional st

Pre-Ged Basic Education Multimedia Curriculum (Pgd)

The Pre-GED Basic Education Multimedia Curriculum is an academic tutorial program designed for use by high school students and adults with various disabilities. This program combines the curriculum areas included in the GED test with instruction presented on a lower comprehension level. It can be used by high school students and adults independently or in groups to prepare for the GED test, and it is designed to help students and adults transitioning from school to employment and community livin


PRIORI is a smartphone app that is being developed to monitor the subtle qualities of the user’s voice during daily phone conversations to detect early signs of mood changes. The app automatically monitors the patients’ voice patterns during all calls, including those between the patient and a health care provider. The computer program analyzes many characteristics of the sounds, and silences, during each call. Only the patient’s side of everyday phone calls is recorded, and they are encrypted

Problem Solving Picture Cards

Problem-Solving Picture Cards, by Mary John Pitti and Traci Meier, are designed to help individuals with limited cognitive skills, ideally those who have cognitive impairment due to a recent stroke or head trauma, to prepare them for common problem-solving situations. The cards give realistic problem-solving situations illustrated with full-color photos. Photos initiate communication about the problem or pressing issue and possible solutions. Designed to help improve problem-solving and reasonin

Protac Ball Blanket With Polystyrene Balls

The Protac Ball Blanket with Polystyrene Balls is a tranquillizing, sense-stimulating aid. This square-quilted duvet is filled with polystyrene balls and is designed to remedy physical and emotional uneasiness. The weight of the loose balls pressing at certain points on the body stimulates both the sensation of touch and the sense of muscle and joint. The many sensory impressions transmit inhibitory impulses to the central nervous system, thus increasing the sense of the body and its limits.

Protac Myfit

Protac MyFit is a sensory stimulating vest designed to help calm physical and mental unease and improve bodily awareness. Made of elastic material, Protac MyFit has channels on the front and back filled with heavy plastic balls, and is meant to be worn snuggly against the body. It has a simple lacing system on the back and the sides so that users can adjust the vest to achieve the best possible sensory stimulation. The special design of the vest distributes pressure deep under the skin, stimulat

Protac Sensit

Protac SenSit is a sensory chair designed to stimulate the senses while simultaneously calming the body. The chair contains plastic balls in the seat, back and side cushions, and polystyrene balls on the bottom of the chair and in the neck cushion. Additionally, the cushions on either side of the chair (which are filled with plastic balls) are long enough that they can be positioned over the body. When an individual sits in the chair, the plastic and polystyrene balls press against the body’s pr


QuickTalker™ S is a dedicated speech generating device designed for individuals communication, speech, neurological, or severe physical disabilities. The QuickTalker S provides sequential communication and a proximity sensor activation surface that can be activated with a very light touch or by waiving a hand within 10-millimeters of it. Users activate QuickTalker S to play the first message and then activate again to play each additional message. It has 30 seconds of record time. DIMENSIONS: Ac

Rabbit Sensory Habitat

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

ROMPA® Musical Squorner

ROMPA® Musical Squorner is designed by children and adults with sensory processing disorders, cognitive, emotional and intellectual disabilities.   Users can sit, sink and relax as the vibrations and music penetrates deep into the body.  The Squorner is bead-filled to conform to the user’s body.  

Simple Music Player For Dementia

The Simple Music Player is designed for individuals with Alzheimer’s, dementia or other cognitive impairments. It has been designed to be as easy as possible to operate for the user. Setting up the player is undertaken by friends, family or caregivers, as a onetime process. Trails have been conducted to make sure the operation is highly intuitive and does not require any prior knowledge or memory to start and stop the player. The styling is also reminiscent of old radios and is instantly recogni

Snoezelen Solar Projector Kit B

Snoezelen Multisensory environments (MSE) are a specialized selection of sensory equipment and materials that may help clients 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.

Spaghetti Chewy Fidget

The Spaghetti Chewy Fidget toy is designed for children with a Learning Disability, Autism, ADD/ADHD, or any child who has trouble sitting still and/or paying attention or those persons who need to keep their fingers busy. The Spaghetti Chewy Fidget provides an outlet for chewing, biting, manipulating and touching. Clip-on for easy travel. Colorful surface. Multiple colors available. A chewy, a fidget, and a manipulative all-in-one. Wash with antibacterial soap. Ages 4 and up.

Stained Glass Coloring Book Volume 1

The Stained Glass Coloring Book is designed to capture colorists’ attention with its intricate designs as well as to exercise fingers or to do a fine motor exercise with an occupational therapist. Comes with 50 high resolution stained glass patterns, each printed on its own page and designed for colorists of all ages. Exercises fine motor abilities. Designed patterns are square, round, and rectangular.

Stretchy Chewy Bracelets

These stretchy chewy bracelets are designed for individuals that have a problem sitting still or have a disability in which they need to chew on something or that causes that individual to grind their teeth, such as Down Syndrome or Autism.

Talking Calculator

The Talking Calculator is designed for use by those individuals who have a visual impairment or for individuals who find an auditory learning style helpful. It can be used without or with sounds. English only. Offers complete speech of the numbers. For example, if reading the number 78, it would say, "seventy-eight". It also offers digit-by-digit speech, where the number 78 would be read, "seven-eight". Volume control. Mute option. Angled display. Two triple-A (AAA) batteries included.

The Activity Pillow

The Activity Pillow is designed especially for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. High-quality, padded mat straps onto any bed or tray. Each item is permanently attached to prevent swallowing or loss. Activities include zipping, buttoning, hook and loop fastening, and buckling. Machine washable. Rests comfortably on lap.

The Berenstain Bears Learn To Share Game

The Berenstain Bears Learn to Share Game is a board game with four pawns and die, based on a classic story, and designed to teach children (ages 4 and up) how to share, what good manners are, and the consequences of bad behaviors. Players drop the die down the treehouse and move their pawn (either Brother Bear, Sister Bear, Lizzy, or Cousin Freddie, across the board until a player reaches Mama and Papa Bear. Set includes 16 get in trouble cards, 16 do something nice cards, game board, tree house

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing Binder 1

The Everyday-Life Reading & Writing (Binder 1) is a 3-ring open and close binder that is an educational tool or resource designed to help children with Autism develop reading skills along with everyday life skills, which special learners need to practice in order to master. Made for easy for copying. Each section is tabbed with a label. There is a CD that has printable pages. Some of the tasks covered in this binder include: reading the newspaper, instructions, schedules, websites, and email

The Incredible Flexible You Curriculum Set

The Incredible Flexible You Curriculum Set is a step-by-step guide intended for students or children, ages 4 to 7, with autism to improve, teach, and support social learning, problem solving skills, and social/emotional thinking, including how to think about the thoughts of others. The curriculum includes the following:

Time Tracker Mini

The Time Tracker Mini is designed for preschool and elementary school students who have time management challenges as it helps children manage their time during school and home activities. Offers visual and auditory indicators with 2 dials: total alarm time and warning time. The Time Tracker Mini quietly counts down and when time is up, the colored light glows and the alarm sounds. Mute option available to mute sound and use only the light as an indicator. Warning feature signals a few minutes b

TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs

The TR2 Patient Alarm, 10/cs is designed for persons with severe medical disabilities who may roll or fall from a laying down or seated position and need to be monitored, although these individuals may be otherwise mostly independent. Alarm is on after the cable is put in place and lock-and load switch is closed to hold battery sensor cables in place. Device is triggered when he switch is opened and alarm sounds. Chime or Alarm alert options. Two concealed reset buttons must be simultaneously pr

Traverse Climbing Wall For Preschoolers

The Climbing Wall is designed for children with little coordination, poor motor planning skills, and weak muscles to develop those skills along with confidence and muscle tone. Buyers are to send into Fun and Function their room dimensions and the child’s or children’s age range. Fun and Function will customize the wall accordingly. WeeKidz® Traverse Wall is a child friendly version of the traditional traverse wall. Children are supported by large red and yellow hand holds in a variety of shapes

Walker Adaptations

--- CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To adapt a standard walker for more efficient use outdoors. A larger lower inverted-U shaped crossbar was added to the front of the walker and large double casters with tires were attached to this bar to ensure proper tracking, while still maintaining the push-down braking action. In addition, the angle and position of the handgrips were adjusted by cutting a piece of steel that slides into the existing handle and drilling a hole in the new piece to hold it in p

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