Activity Kit for the Visually Impaired is intended for individuals with visual impairments. The items in this kit emphasize concrete experiences through touch and hearing thereby increasing tactile skills and perception. Kit includes: Aromatherapy Fan, Chunky Tic Tac Toe, Kaleidoscope Blocks (Set of 13), Magic Jinn, Rainbow Shaker, Sound Balls (2), Tether Ball, Thinking Putty, and Wikki Stix
Aids for Teaching Basic Concepts of Sensory Development, model 7-02250-00), is a handbook containing perceptual training activities for children who are blind or have low vision or multiple disabilities. This print handbook discusses sensory development concepts, and provides guidance for professionals on perceptual training activities. Hand skills are one of its principal topics. Introduced are various shapes and sizes: small, medium and large circle, similiar and different triangles, container
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
CAL-tac HAPTIC Flashcards, the 17 card advanced set, are perceptual training cards designed to (1) introduce and reinforce shape identification, (2) shape and texture discrmination, and (3) spatial relationships and pattern sequencing for persons with low vision or cognitive disabilities. These training cards utilize six basic shapes: Circles, squares, rectangles, wavy lines, ovals and triangles. In this particular 17 card set, six cards are designed to ask the user to recognize different textur
The CAL-tac HAPTIC Flashcards, the 14 card beginner set, are perceptual training cards designed to (1)introduce and reinforce shape identification, (2) shape and texture discrimination, and (3) spatial relationships and pattern sequencing for persons with low vision or cognitive disabilities. These flashcards utilize six basic shapes: Cicles, squares, rectangles, wavy lines, ovals and triangles. In this particular set, six cards are designed to introduce large and small examples of each shape. A
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
Fine Motor Development Materials: Twist, Turn, and Learn, model 1-08420-00, is a fine motor training kit designed for use by infants who are blind or have low vision. The kit contains eight specially designed modules to attract child's attention with bright colors and ringing bells. For assisting young visually impaired and multihandicapped children in developing and refining fine motor functions. These items help develop skills like reaching-grasping, raking or whole hand use, pincer grasp, wri
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
Giant Textured Beads, model 1-03780-00, are a perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity introduces a variety of concepts, including shape, color, and texture. It also assists in the development of muscular and eye-hand coordination. The set includes 12 painted wooden beads in three shapes: cube, rectangular solid, and cyclinder. The shapes have three textures: smooth, striped, and grid. A bead stringer and instructions in print are
Giant Textured Beads with Pattern Matching Cards help teachers and parents working with young students in preschool, kindergarten and early elementary grades who are blind and have visual impairments. These Pattern Matching Cards reinforce the tactile continuum from real object (most basic level) to raised-line graphics (most advance level). Students in higher grades will be challenged by the increasing difficulty posed by the “Platform” and “3-D View” matching cards.
For use in developing gross motor dexterity, visual and tactual discrimination, language, memory sequencing and simple matching skills. Four colors and 4 different textures make up the sides of this 3-inch- square block. Six insets, to be used in conjunction with the frame, duplicate the sides of the cube. For easy manipulation when matching insets with block sides, a "homing principle" is incorporated into the frame.
The Light Box Materials, Level II (Catalog No. 1-08680-00), are for use with the APH Light Box (Model No. 1-08660-00). See separate entry for Light Box and Level I materials. Second set in the series teaches visually handicapped students matching and identification, part vs. whole relationships, sequencing, pattern duplication, spatial relationships, and visual memory. Uses concrete objects, stencils and cutouts. The kit consists of: instructional guidebook with over 100 activities; over 400 eas
Listen with Your Ears is a pre-reading tutorial program, perceptual training activity, and perceptual training activity for persons with visual disabilities designed to teach visual and perceptual matching to children ages 3 to 5 years. The program asks 1 or 2 players to identify an object or an action by its sound. Among the twenty-four choices are snoring, laughing, cat, dog, cow, doorbell, and fire truck. The program also includes "Listen with Your Ears," an original song. COMPATIBILITY: For
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
The Peg Set, model 1-03420-00, is a pegboard and perceptual training activity designed for children who are blind or have low vision. It provides tasks to develop skills in manipulation, number and language concepts, and color, size and tactual discrimination. This kit consists of nine pegs of varying sizes, colors, and textures; a manipulation/storage container; and six inset frames with holes of varying number and size. Frames fit into the top of the container and can be used for matching, sor
Perceptual training program. Kit used to develop visual awareness and light tolerance. Can be used for simple tasks, such as fixating stationary light and visual tracking; or for more advanced concepts, such as matching and identifying colors. Kit includes penlight and flashlight with 5 translucent and 4 transparent color lenses for each light source. Translucent colors are white, yellow, blue, red and green. Transparent colors are yellow, blue, red and green. Activity cards outline instructions
The Puzzle Form Board Kit, model 1-03720-00, is a form board and perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This form board kit is designed as a supplementary aid for teaching basic concepts such as shape, texture, color, size, and matching. This kit includes five frames with the incised shape of a circle, square, triangle, diamond, or rectangle, and matching shapes that fit into the frames (three for each frame). The matching shapes have various
The Sensory Cylinder Set, model 1-03670-00, is a perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity develops skills in tactual, color, and weight discrimination, as well as manipulation skills and number and language concepts. The set contains six cylinders, two each of three different weights. The ends of the cylinders have six different textures and four different colors. No two matches of weight, color, or texture can be made simultaneous
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
Designed to provide primary-elementary level child with opportunity to discriminate, sort, and classify geometric figures according to size, shape, color and/or position. Also aids in understanding of directional terms. Consists of green 14 1/4 by 22 1/2 inch board which is mounted with five rows of 3/4 inch yellow flexible pegs, three to each row. Five sets of geometric shapes are included with the board. Each set is made up of one small, three medium, and one large piece of the same shape. The
The Small, Medium, and Large Circles, Set I, model 1-08590-00, is a form board and perceptual training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity introduces the concept of fine size discrimination. It consists of a frame containing three recessed nests for holding three wooden circles of various sizes. Printed instructions are included. COLOR: The frame is white and circles are yellow, orange, and red.
The Small, Medium, and Large Circles, Set II, model 1-08600-00, is a pegboard, form board, and perceptual training activity designed for children who are blind or have low vision. This activity facilitates perception of three dimensions while strengthening manipulative, matching, and discrimination skills. It has a base with three pegs for sorting three sets of four circles with holes in their centers for fitting over the pegs. The three sets differ in circle diameter, and as circle diameter inc
The Sound Matching Board, model 1-08710-00, is an auditory training activity designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This activity develops fine motor skills, manual dexterity, and auditory matching and discrimination, and introduces the concept of sequential order. It consists of a circular board with 12 cylinders that make sounds, four loud-sounding and eight soft-sounding. DIMENSIONS: Cylinders are 1 inch in diameter and 2 inches long, and board is 10 3/4 inches in diam
The Sound Matching Board II, model 1-08720-00, is a perceptual training activity designed for children who are blind or have low vision. This activity helps users to develop concepts of a series, directions, position, matching, and discrimination. It includes eight shakers of four different sounds, 2 inches in diameter and 3 3/8 inches long, and an 8- nest base, 5 3/4 by 11 1/4 inches. Print instructions are included.
Termite Torpedo is an educational game program and visual training activity designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. In this arcade-style game, termites are eating their way through Woodville, and the player must clear the playing field of termites. Once the termites have been cleared away, a whole new force appears to take over where the last ones left off. The player must clear all twelve levels of termites to save the city. This game gives students with low vision pra
Helps young children learn tactual matching of textures, recognition of types of textures, and identification of textures by name. Six textured blocks are matched with identically textured nests which hold the blocks. The brightly painted board, 6 3/4 by 9 3/4 inches, contains six recessed nests. Feet are fastened to the bottom of each corner of the board to prevent scarring of desk or table surfaces and to avoid slipping on smooth surfaces. The six natural-finish wood squares, 2 1/4 by 2 1/4 in
Aids in developing fine motor skills and manual dexterity, reinforcing concepts of direction and position. Included are a 12-nest board, 12 7/ 8 by 9 7/8 inches and 12 large textured pegs for board placement.
Work-Play Trays are work trays for sorting / matching/ assembly designed for use in perceptual training activities by children who are blind or have low vision. These trays have raised edges to contain objects that might roll out of reach. They provide an enclosed work space for sorting, matching, classifying, and counting activities. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Large trays (1-03761-00 and 1-03740-00) are 21.25 x 13.25 inches; small trays (1-03751-00 and 1-03660-00) are 17 x 11.75 inches. COLOR: Yellow (1