1-World Raised Relief Maps are low vision maps designed for use by individuals with vision disabilities. These full-color textured maps are available for the United States, the World, or for specific geographic regions, continents, or U.S. states. Also available is a raised relief map of the ocean floor. The Extreme Raised Vinyl Relief Maps are full-color and soft and flexible. These extremely raised maps show the Earth's contours in three dimensions. The rubbery material returns to its original
AbleNet’s Action Dictionary is a reference guide to alternative solutions that support student actions when adaptations are required for communicating, moving, learning and/or generally engaging in the classroom. The solutions and recommendations found in the Action Dictionary are designed for students with cognitive and physical challenges yet other students may benefit from these adaptations as well.
How It Is Organized
Action words like SPEAK, LOOK, CHOOSE are key to both engaging and gaugin
---- CUSTOMIZED ADAPTATION --------- PURPOSE: To create a custom adapted access platform and rail for a child with cerebral palsy to allow her to access an interactive white board at her learning program. A young student with cerebral palsy participates in a learning program that is projected onto an interactive whiteboard. The children are then encouraged to choose answers on the whiteboard. Due to her cerebral palsy, the young girl's muscles are tight and tense making fine and gross motor take
The AlertSeat is designed for use by individuals with attention deficient disorder or other disabilities. The AlertSeat offers an energy absorbing break from regular hard-surface classroom seating. The AlertSeat is designed to improve posture, moderate repetitive movement and help maintain muscle tone.
The AlertSeat is designed for use by individuals with attention deficient disorder or other disabilities. The AlertSeat offers an energy absorbing break from regular hard-surface classroom seating. The AlertSeat is designed to improves posture, moderate repetitive movement and help maintain muscle tone.
The Activity Table by Smirthwaite is designed for use by young children at daycare, school and home. The steel legs can be adjusted in height to ensure an upright seating posture for the child, and can easily be folded for storage. The activity table can be configured into five different layouts.
OPTIONS: Suction hand grabs, dycem round non-slip round
SIZES: 1 and 2
DIMENSIONS: Size 1: Height Range 15-23, Length (A) 30, Width (B)
Size 2: Height Range 21-29, Length (A), Width (B)
COLOR: Red sea
The ADA Compliant Wheelchair Accessible Desk, model 876, is a height adjustable classroom desk designed for use by children who use wheelchairs. This table has a polyester powdercoated frame, nickel-chrome plated legs, and either a fiberesin-laminate or plastic desktop. The telescoping legs are adustable by sliding the lower leg inserts into the upper legs and tightening a set screw. The lower leg inserts have adjustable nylon glides and optional locking wheels. DIMENSIONS (LxW): The table top i
The ADA Line-Of-Sight Desk is a height adjustable classroom computer desk designed for use by students who use wheelchairs. The height- adjustable base allows the user to raise the height of the desk, while a line-of-sight liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor lift allows the user to raise or lower the monitor by pressing a button. DIMENSIONS: Desktop range is 27 to 46 inches high.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with neurological disabilities to participate in the classroom. This chair began with the standard classroom chair. Side supports were created from metal plates and fixed to a bracket underneath the seat. Covered rectangular foam wedges were later fitted inside the supports to hold the child in position and prevent the child's knees from splaying outward. Glides were also placed on the legs of the chair to make it easier to move on carpeted floors. T
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide safe classroom seating with sufficient postural support for a young adult with Down syndrome. An existing Namco Seat Rite School chair was adapted by adding 20 millimeter steel tubing shaped as an inverted U to the top of the backrest to increase the back height. The chair was stabilized to prevent tipping backward by adding a second set of rear legs at the same angle as the existing legs and bracing them by connecting the pairs with metal strips. Also adde
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with neurological disabilities to participate in the classroom. This adaptation was based on a standard student desk with a torso cutout. The existing cutout was enlarged and the existing desk was sanded and revarnished. TITLE: School Desk and Chair. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF: Vol. 21 no. 3, Spring 2001: p.16. PAGES (including cover): 2 2001.
Address: Earth, Large Format Color Atlas, Section One is an Atlas designed for individuals with low vision.This atlas meets 70 specific readability guidelines for users with low vision.Section One covers: Earth Features, North America, South and Far East Asia, plus the Indian Subcontinent. Other sections of the atlas will be announced as they are available.
The Adjustable Tilt in Space Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. The chair adjusts to meet the specific needs of each individual as he/she grows, changes, and develops. It features locking casters; adjustable-height footrests; seat cushion with slight anti-thrust wedge; back pad; adjustable hip and trunk guides; and a seat belt. The chair can be adjusted from fully upright to approximately a 40-degree tilt. The footrest, sea
Air Tube Aromatherapy is an olfactory stimulation activity designed for use with children and adults with sensory processing or neurological disabilities. The Air Tube Blow is equipped with a fan that allows a scent to be blown. Aromatherapy pads and essential oils have been added to the tube. Just place a few drops of scented oil onto a pad and insert the pad into the tube. The fan is activated by holding it in a vertical position.
AISM Direct is case management software designed for use by special education teachers and educational administrators. This program can be used to track and manage academic intervention services for students with disabilities. It provides comprehensive, at-a-glance tracking of each student’s full AIS information on one scrollable page, including areas of assessment, to-do tasks, active intervention details, related areas and assessments, parent notifications, and progress reports. AIS plans can
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, several empty daily lens cases, adhesive (glue or tape).
1. Determine how many contact lens cases will be need for the selected book.
2. Attach one contact lens case to a page using either glue or tape. If using glue, allow the first to dry on the page before attaching the next contact lens case.
Ways to Adapt this Activity: Atta
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.
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PURPOSE: Caps can be used in activities to help children learn to recognize letters and numbers.
The AlphaBetter Desk is an adapted student desk designed for use by children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (DHD). This height-adjustable desk allows students to sit or stand and to swing their legs based on their natural energy levels, so they can learn in a way that is more consistent with the developmental needs of their minds and bodies. The desk has a swinging pendulum footrest, allowing students a noise-free outlet for expending their natural energy, burning calories, and fi
Analytic Learning Disability Assessment (ALDA-EZ) is a program that interprets results and prints reports for the ALDA test. The user enters ALDA results, and the program generates various scores such as CAG-T, NEO-T, Fail T, unit skill ages, skills cluster, and so on. Indications of neurological efficiency, learning impairment, and learning channel functioning are all recorded by the program. The program makes individual recommendations about methods for learning reading, spelling, math and han
GlaReducers dramatically reduce glare by filtering out ultraviolet and blue light. Sheets are designed to be placed over a page, making it more readable for nearly everyone, especially persons with low vision. Reduces glare and enhances contrast. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 inches width x 11 inches height. COLOR: Yellow and pink. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Art Start Gift Pack is a set of crayons with built-up handles designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. The set includes eight Chubbi Stump Crayons (see also separate entry), eight Chubbi Paint Sticks (see also separate entry), and eight Chubbi Chalks. These short, thick crayons and chalks are long-lasting and break-resistant and easy to grasp with a whole-handed palmar grasp. COLOR: Assorted.
NAO is a humanoid robot designed to support teachers with in-class tasks and help children with autism and other cognitive disabilities. Developers have collaborated with teachers and autism experts to create customizable, semi-autonomous educational programs for NAO inspired by various autism approaches and models (ABA, PECS, TEACCH, DENVER, SCERTS). The aim of these is to help children develop social and learning skills through encouragement and rewards, making it possible to positively stimul
The Atlas of Central and South Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 13 countries and the region of Kashmir. The countries include Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and ph
The Atlas of East Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers China, Mongolia, Japan, North Korea, and South Korea. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which are labeled in braille. The atlas contains 106 pages and 26 maps.
The Atlas of Eastern and Central Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 14 countries: Eritrea, Djibouti, Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania (including Zanzibar), Rwanda, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Gabon, and Sao Tome & Principe. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed b
The Atlas of Eastern Europe is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Poland, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Belarus, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, and Western Russia to the Ural Mountains. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The
The Atlas of North and South America is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The atlas is divided into three units in four volumes with an emphasis on geography. The maps show boundaries, mountains, rivers and bodies of waters, elevation, major cities only, climate, land use and resources, each of which has a braille label. Each unit is self-contained and can be used alone. Unit 1, Northern North America, covers Canada and the United State
The Atlas of Northern Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 13 countries: Egypt, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Niger, Chad, Sudan and Southern Sudan, and Cape Verde. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show cities, towns, rivers, mountains, and places of special inte
The Atlas of Southeast Asia is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Timor-Leste, and the Philippines. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which are labeled in braille. The atlas contains 83 pages
The Atlas of Southern Africa is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 14 countries: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland, Lesotho, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Comoros, Seychelles, and Mauritius. Each country has an introductory section in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show cities, towns, rivers, mountains, and place
The Atlas of the Middle East is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers 17 countries: Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine National Authority, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of whic
The Atlas of Western Europe is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This two-volume set of maps covers 21 countries and their nearby territories. Each country has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and a detailed full page tactile map. The maps show cities and physical features, each of which has a braille label. Volume 1 has 72 pages and 23 maps, covering Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Iceland, Denmark, Norway
Tone indexer for tapes and cassettes. Places indexing tones on any tape or cassette as it is recorded. Small box with single push button and level control, plugs into recorder. Provides tone indexing with microphone or copy input. Low frequency tone does not interfere with recording at normal listening speeds. On fast forward or rewind it is heard as high pitched beep. Lectures, readings, tapes being copied can be indexed without the recorder. Indexing can be heard only on machines which operate
Science Products bought up the remaining supply of Fisher-Price Sesame Street child's record player and has turned them into Talking Book players. This new model is slightly larger than their older model, measuring 11 by 12 by 4 inches. It plays Library of Congress 8 1/3 rpm disks and up to 16 2/3 rpms. Runs on four C cell batteries (included) or one can use an AC adapter ($12.50 extra). Instructions for soundsheet support base are included. Big Bird motif is unobtrusive.
Aussie Pouch is designed for classroom and student use to keep material accessible and organized. It comes with two large pockets that fit easily over backrest of student chairs. It can be used to hold homework sheets, workbooks, art projects, math materials, etc. SIZES: 12.5” or 17”. COLOR: Green, Yellow, Orange, Red, Blue, Navy, Purple, Black and Pink. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
Author's Toolkit is a writing skills program designed to encourage students to explore new writing styles and instill confidence in writing for individuals with a developmental disability. Its objective is to help student's generate ideas and assist students in reviewing and editing their work. On screen prompts guide the user through each stage of the writing process. The prompts are tailored toward the specific type of writing that is being done, whther it be journal, short story, research pap
Avaz is a picture based communication app. It is an Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC) app designed for children who are non-verbal or who have difficulty speaking. Avaz is designed to expand as the child grows to develop literacy. It tracks therapy sessions to help you measure the child’s progress. Avaz’s vocabulary is color-coded in accordance with the Fitzgerald key. Its speech synthesizer is powered by Acapela. Users are able to select gender, vary the speed of the voice and custom
The b-Calm GP Audio Sedation System is designed for use by individuals with sensory challenges, Autism, ADHD or other disabilities. It functions as an “acoustic shield”, allowing the individual to have control of the sound environment, and helping reduce off task behaviors and irritability. It uses a unique mix of sounds specially designed to help eliminate distracting noises. Noises are blocked and replaced with familiar and soothing sounds from nature and the world around them. The tracks feat
The Babee-Tenda Safety Table is a safety feeding and play table designed for use by young children with parents who use wheelchairs. Height-adjustable, this product can be used as a "short" high chair for feeding and taking care of a child. This product converts for a number of uses including infant seat/carrier, bather, changing table, high chair, booster chair, swing, playtable, chalkboard, easel, utility table. The feeding table is designed so that the baby is surrounded by the table and ca
The Backster Multi Finisher is a laminating and adhesive application machine designed for use in creating communication boards and books. Using a cartridge-based system, this unit requires no heat and no electricity to laminate, apply repositionable or permanent backing to photographs, images, printed words, etc. to create communication boards and books, behavior prompts, and more. The unit includes one cartridge of permanent adhesive-only film. The unit places film only on the desired item from
Beamz is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. User’s pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Beamz interactive music song library contains 50 songs. DIMENSIONS: 21 1/2" L x 4 1/2" W x 19 1/2" H. WEIGHT: 10 lbs. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUAR
Beamz Education Bundle is an interactive music system that can be used by individuals with upper extremity, neurological and cognitive disabilities. It is a musical instrument that enables special needs users and individuals of all ages to interactively create and play music. Users pass their hands through the laser beams to trigger music, vocals or sound effects. The Education package includes 50 songs and 10 lessons for education and therapy settings. The Education package includes the Beamz l
Behavioral Intervention Planning — Third Edition (BIP-3) Computer Version for Single User, model 12293, is a behavior assessment program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. This CD-ROM version of the BIP-3 can be used to complete a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) and develop a behavioral intervention plan (BIP). It includes the same steps and forms used in the print version of the BIP-3, but information is keyed in instead of written, summary sheets are completed
The BibleCourier is a digital talking book player pre-loaded with a digital Bible, designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This is a streamlined version of the manufacturer's BookCourier digital talking book player (see separate record), containing only those features that enable the user to navigate the text of the Bible. It is available with a variety of translations, including King James, American Standard, New International, and others. The text is read by a built-
Book Port DT is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Users can also record or edit their own material in Digital Talking Book format. In addition, users can listen to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. Book Port DT offers:
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The Book Port Plus is a digital talking book player and MP3 player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio book player, an accessible MP3 player, a clockand a voice recorder and player in one unit. The Book Port Plus contains a Wi-Fi chip, USB port, SD card port (up to 32 gigabytes [GB]), stereo microphone and headphone jacks, and a built-in speaker and microphone. One SD card is included. The USB can be used to connect to a computer
Book Wizard Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This progam allows the user to read digital talking books using a PC sound card and speakers. It supports all the media types covered by the DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) Consortium's Digital Talking Book 3.0 specifications, including audio only, text only, and synchronized text and audio. The program can be used to create digital talking books in DAISY 3.0 for
The BookSense, model T50, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It can play audio books and reads digital text in a wide range of formats. Media file types supported include DAISY, NLS, Learning Ally, BookShare, Audible.com, NISO, MP3, MP4, WMV, FLAC, ASF, OGG, WAV, WAX, M4A, WMA and Apple iTunes. The BookSense also supports the following document types: TXT, HTML, XML, RTF, DO
The BookSense XT, model T50XT, is a digital talking book player, voice output electronic book reader, and digital recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit has more storage than BookSense (see separate entry), and it includes several additional features such as an FM radio with up to 6 channel presets and Bluetooth. It can play a wide range of audio formats and read a wide range of text formats. Support media file types include DAISY, NLS, RFB&D, Bo
The Bookworm is designed to transform any book in a users library into a switch-adapted audio book useful for individuals with autism. Included SD memory card allows users to create a library of adapted books. Bookworm allows the user to create one's own content-related books to transform any book in their library into a switch-adapted audio book in minutes.Includes one 8-minute re-recordable memory module. Features adjustable volume, removable memory allows for saving recording to build a libra
DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To provide blind students taking a Braille matching test with a method of indicating when an answer has been used. Transcribe the question and answer columns of a matching test double-spaced on the same page or, if the questions are long, on two separate pages. Beginning at the right side of the page, cut a horizontal line from the end to the beginning of each answer just below the Braille. As each student uses an answer, he/she folds it back under the paper leaving a ga
Braille Outline Maps, models 1-01600-00 through 1-01611-00, are tactile maps designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. These maps of the United States are inexpensive and consumable, so teachers can mark them appropriately for the lessons of the day. There are ten different types of maps embossed on 80 pound braille paper. One map is of the 48 continguous states and bordering areas of Mexico and Canada. Another map is an overview map which depicts all of North America includ
The Braille World Atlas, model 5-06000-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This one-volume atlas has 37 maps with descriptions, including maps of the solar system, the seasons, continents, oceans, countries, and the regions and states of the United States.
The Brookfield is designed for children 2 years and older who require moderate levels of postural support when seated. It can be used in daycare, school and home environments. The Brookfield has a molded back, which promotes central alignment and gives additional support while the child is seated. Its seat height and depth can also be adjusted. As an additional feature, the back can be adjusted in height. The Brookfield comes complete with a molded back, contoured seat, pelvic strap and heigh
BubCap Pro is a designed to deter users such as toddlers, individuals with autism, ADHD and intellectual disabilities from pressing the home button during an activity on an iPad, iPod Touch and iPod without limiting access by aduts. Parents, teachers, and other adults can activate the home button with a firm press.
Sizes: BubCap Regular is the least rigid model, designed for younger children using an iPhone or iPod touch. It doesn't provide significant resistance on an iPad.
BubCap Ultra is toug
BubCap Pro is a designed to deter users such as toddlers, individuals with autism, ADHD and intellectual disabilities from pressing the home button during an activity on an iPad, iPod Touch and iPod. BubCaps are small aluminum tabs that self-adhere to the cover of the home button on the device. When the aluminum tab is in place, the home button cannot be pressed directly to exit an application. To access the home button, parents, instructors or therapists can use a pen point through the small
BuildAbility Software, model BU-07, is a lesson authoring progam designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. With this authoring tool, teachers can create multimedia lessons and activities for reading, writing, math, and other curriculum topics, with drawings, pictures, text, video, and recorded sound. Files can be shared with other teachers and projects can be printed for off-computer use. Students can also use the software to create their own presentations. The program is touch
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
The Can-Do Cassette Player/Recorder with Sleep Switch is a four track cassette player designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. It plays both four- and two-track cassettes and records two-track cassettes. The sleep switch turns the player off when the user falls asleep listening. The user holds the switch in one hand, and on falling asleep the user releases the switch. When not needed, the sleep switch can be deactivated. The user can listen to cassettes with or without the i
The Card Chart Kit, model 1-03550-00, is a braille flash card holder designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This product is designed to hold the 3.5 x 2 inch braille and large print flash cards sold by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH), such as Expanded Dolch Word Cards, Grade 2 Braille Cards, and Math Drill Cards (see separate entries). The flash card holder is a chart board with holes for hanging and a corner cut for orientation. Up to five cards can be in
Case-e is a special education case management and Individualized Education Plan program designed for use by teachers, educational administrators, and service providers working with students with disabilities. Features of this tool for overseeing the IEP development and implementation tracking process include electronic IEP audits, IDEA compliance tracking, electronic IEP approval process, staff compliance alerts, automated report writing, integration with Waypoynt Medicaid billing (see separate
Chester Creek Headphones are designed for children and adults who require noise cancelling headphones to cancel out background noise while working on a computer. These adjustable headphones are ideal for computer labs and speech classrooms. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
With the addition of easily attached accessories, this basic chair can be customized to meet the individual needs of orthopedically delayed or neurologically involved children, who are up to approximately 48 inches tall. An adjustable back rest and seat belt are standard features. The accessories the as follows: adjustable lateral supports, removable knee abductor, adjustable pelvic supports, clear acrylic tray, adjustable foot bracket and stabilization skis to prevent tipping. COLORS: Black, sp
Chin Switch Harness
------- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A thermoplastic chin switch holder worn on the chest. The switch is held on to the harness with Velcro and can be easily removed.
Chubbi Paint Sticks are crayons with built-up handles designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These short, thick crayons are long-lasting and break-resistant and easy to grasp with a whole-handed palmar grasp. They can be used dry for a rich color similar to a pastel or they can be dipped in water and used wet for a paint-like color. COLOR: Eight colors per set.
Chubbi Stump Crayons are crayons with built-up handles designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These short, thick crayons are easy to grasp with a whole-handed palmar grasp. COLOR: Eight colors per box.
The CLASS|BRIDGE IEP Program is an Individual Education Plan (IEP) program that allows special education professionals to administer tests, produce reports, and develop an IEP. The program includes more than 20,000 goals and objectives, and allows the user to add or edit goals and objectives. The program helps determine enrolled grade level skills based upon current functional level and determine strengths and weaknesses at all functional levels. The user can document progress against IEPs to g
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To enable a child with neurological disabilities to participate in the classroom. This footstool has a plywood platform containing holes in one of the long edges through which the legs of the chair can be inserted. This holds the chair and the footstool together, reduces the chance of knocking the stool over, and keeps the chair and the stool in optimal position. The stool legs can be cut down in the future for continued use as the child grows. TITLE: School Desk and
The Classroom Positioner Chair is a youth positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This wooden chair features independent adjustment of the height, depth, and angle of the seat back and footrrest. The contoured seat cushion can be set at up to 20 degrees anterior tilt, as well as level or at a posterior tilt. The chair comes standard with a contoured seat cushion, seat belt, back pad, lateral supports, and locking casters. OPTIONS: Foot surface w
The Classroom Positioner Desk/Stander is a height-adjustable classroom desk and standing table designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This desk can be used with the Classroom Positioner Chair (see separate entry) or independently. Features include height and angle adjustability, a multi-adjustable desktop, adjustable knee block, and lateral pelvic pads for standing positions. The desk also included latches to secure it to the Classroom Positioner Chair. The desk
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
Colorku® Game Set is a designed for children 8 years and older through adult. It is designed for individuals with cognitive and neurological impairments such as TBI (traumatic brain injury) and strokes, to build logic and deductive reasoning skills like Sudoku in full color. In Colorku, users use brightly colored wooden balls instead of numbers to solve the puzzles. Players start with a partially completed puzzle grid and then fill in the rest. Or simply have users replicate the colored patterns
Consumable Number Lines are number lines designed for children with low vision. Reinforces beginning number concepts such as counting, number recognition, number relationships, addition, and subtraction. Use the blank number lines to provide a concrete representation when introducing fractions, decimals, or negative numbers.
Cool Cards: Part to Whole is a board game that teaches part-to-whole communication with picture cards. Can be used at both occupational and speech therapy sessions or at home for literacy skill training. Reading level not required. All words are functional and age appropriate. Supports children with language or developmental delays, learning disabilities, and autism. Packaged in durable metal tin. 1 to 4 players. Age 3 and up. Enhances visual analysis and organization, increases deductive reason
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- DESCRIPTION: A vinyl communication book attached to the wheelchair lap tray with U-bolts. Staggered corkboard strips separate the pages. The user flips each page over the front edge of the lap tray until the desired pages is found.
PURPOSE: To stabilize and facilitate easy page selection and page turning of a communication book for individual who have poor arm and hand coordination. The system described here is very durable, to accommodate a particular in
Crayon Brix are crayons with built-up handles designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These wrapperless aqua crayons can be used wet or dry and come in a thick rectangular shape for ease in grasping. A reusable clear plastic case is included. COLOR: Eight colors per set.
Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty is designed for use by children and adults to reduce stress, build hand and arm strength, provide tactile stimulation and develop motor skills. Each tin of Crazy Aaron's Super Magnetics Thinking Putty comes with a powerful magnet that can be used in a variety of different ways. It can be rolled, stretched, pulled and twisted. Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty is odorless and designed to not dry out if it is left outside of the container.
The CTL Series Classroom Table is a height-adjustable classroom table and computer work station designed for use by children who use wheelchairs. This table can be used in school computer labs. The work surface is made from high-density laminated wood and is supported by a powder-coated steel frame. OPTIONS: Enclosed CPU holder; keyboard drawer; keyboard arm and tray; modesty panel; wheel kit; surge protector; cable management kit; table to table cable connection kit; floor to table cable connec
Cuisenaire Rods are designed for children with down syndrome to help them transition from concrete to abstract representation of math concepts. Each color represents a different rod length that can be assigned a different numeric value or unit of measure. Great for improving Common Core State Standards (CCSS) skills such as fractions, measurement, and more.
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide customized platforms for various classroom environments for individuals with short stature. Platforms were needed for at least three different classroom environments and needed to be light and easy to move around the classroom. The platforms were mass-produced by cutting tubing to make two of each design, with the hand rails and legs in one U-shaped piece in most cases. The platform bases were made from plywood, painted white, and anti-slip strips were adde
The Darwin Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables a cell phone or tablet computer running the Android operating system to function as a voice output electronic book reader for full-text, full-audio, and combined books and other print media in the standard DAISY 2.02 and 3.0 formats. Darwin Reader has a voice input search feature, and the user can download books directly into their device
The Desk Buddy Sensory Bar is designed for child who constantly "fidgets" at his or her desk or at home while doing homework. A ruler that sits on a user's desk, the Desk Buddy was designed by a team of teachers, occupational therapists and product engineers, and is a useful tool for children who are constantly looking for different textures to touch or fidget with. Constructed from an FDA-approved material, it's even safe to chew on if students are looking for a way to satisfy chewing tendencie
The Desk Top Reading Stand is a stand designed for individuals with low vision. This reading stand is made of durable white plastic. It is portable and holds reading material at a proper position for low vision users. Some features include adjustable page clamps and a built-in carrying handle.
The Desktop Desk is an adapted desk or table adapter designed for use by individuals with fine motor, orthopedic, or mobility disabilities. Placed on top of a table or other table-like surface, this lightweight, portable unit provides a large, stable writing surface with adjustable heights and angles. The unit's clear plastic, removable and erasable writing surface allows for templates to be used in writing practice or for tracing art. An accessory tray attaches to either side of the unit and pr
Detroit Tests of Learning Aptitude (DTLA-2 and DTLA-P) are programs for statistically analyzing scores from the DTLA-2 and DTLA-P (Primary) tests. The programs convert the student's raw scores into standard scores and percentile ranks. The programs also generate composite scores and compare composite performance within domains for significant differences. The user can also analyze discrepancies between DTLA scores and achievement test scores. The DTLA-P program offers the option of either enteri
Diagnostic Articulation Analyzer is a student report writing program designed to produce a summary report of performance for most means of sampling articulation. After test results are entered, reports of pre- and post-test articulatory ability are produced. Sound errors are listed in order of developmental age and word position, and are categorized according to articulatory features. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIc, Apple IIe, and Apple IIGS computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: Two 5.25-inch dis
Diagnostic Report Writer is a student report writing program designed to produce reports on children with communication disorders. The program solicits answers to multiple choice and fill-in-the-blank questions. These answers are used to produce three-page detailed diagnostic reports. COMPATIBILITY: For use on Apple IIc, Apple IIe, Apple IIGS, and IBM PC computers. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS: A printer is required.
3 Ring Binder Opening Tool is designed for use by individuals with fine motor dexterity, coordination, and limited upper extremity skills as a result of arthritis, stroke, multiple sclerosis, or traumatic brain injury. This tool is designed to provide the additional leverage that is often needed for a person with limited hand dexterity to open a three-ring binder.
DIY Weighted Glove is designed to provide additional sensory input to the hand for children who need the extra input to be more aware of the position of their hand. Material: Hook and loop strap (i.e. Velcro), washers, a mitten/glove (the author purchased the gloves from Target).
The DNA-RNA Kit is an interactive model designed for individuals with low vision. The DNA-RNA Kit is an accessible interactive model that demonstrates introductory molecular biology concepts, including the formation of single and double strands of DNA, DNA replication, and transcription of DNA to messenger RNA. The model consists of interlocking jigsaw puzzle-like pieces that represent nucleotides, which are the subunits of DNA and RNA. These subunits are accessible to all students and have colo
The Dolphin EasyReader is a software digital talking book player, allowing users to read and listen to content through a combination of text, speech and images. With EasyReader, readers can navigate to any section of a book, change the reading voice, customize their preferred text, alter the background and highlight colors, search for words and phrases, and place bookmarks within a text.
Early Childhood Break Box is a box full of educational toys and therapy tools, designed for young children and meant to engage those persons with autistic traits or Asperger’s syndrome, Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder or any students who cannot sit still. The box is geared toward preventing disruptive behavior by integrating the sensory motor activities throughout the day. Assists in self-regulation in order to develop the ability to calm down, channel energy, and focus for extended p
Early Visual Skills is a reproducible worksheet booklet designed for young learners (K-1) learners working of improving their visual skills. Areas addressed include figure ground skills, visual discrimination, same/different, position in space, part to whole, size sequencing and directionality. Fine motor skill development is also addressed through the continued practice of coloring, drawing, cutting and pasting. The booklets contain 48 images that include instructions in graphic form requiring
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- A switch mounted to the front surface of a Triwall easel and covered by a square plate of expanded PVC material to enlarge the switch surface.
The EaseReader DAISY Player is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program enables publishers of audio e-books to deliver text and audio content that is protected from unauthorized copying, viewing, or editing of the source text. Content published using this program can be played back on DAISY-format playback devices, but cannot be copied, edited, or distributed in other formats. When content is viewed in applications such a
The eClipseReader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software plays text documents and DAISY format digital talking books. It has a talking user interface that can be customized for keyboard operation or a simple graphic interface for users with low vision. The software is screen reader compatible. Volume and speed controls are selectable via a hot key or tool bar. The software allows chapter, page, heading, and phrase
Excent Medicaid is a case management program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This program tracks services provided to Medicaid-eligible students, and automates the Medicaid management process to ensure all encounters are documented and accurately transmitted. The software can also create reports, including annual reports comparing services promised in IEPs to actual services provided; end-of-year reports by provider, position, and total for the year; and quality assur
Excent Online is a case management program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This software streamlines data management for special needs students and enables educators to enter student data online. Once data is entered it is available throughout the system to generate forms, reports, and letters. Data can be viewed and organized with flexible reporting options. For communicating with parents, administrators, and educators, the program includes built-in notices, consent
Excent SIF Agent is a database management program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. With this program, educators enter student data once, and the data is transmitted to all other applications in use within the school district. The program helps in sharing information with local, state, and federal educational systems, and provides real time access to all student data.
Excent Tera is a case management program designed for use by educators of students with disabilities. This program is flexible and customizable so it can be adapted to the requirements of each school district that uses it. The program is built around a common core of database elements dictated by state and federal requirements, customized to support the district's forms, reports, and processes. The program allows automation of case management processes, including state child count reporting and
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- DESCRIPTION: A sturdy, padded support for use with school chairs. Height and thickness can be customized to suit a particular student’s needs.
PURPOSE: 1. To provide firm support for the student’s back while I a chair, improving trunk stability and providing a stable base from which to the arms for functional tasks.
2. To reduce the seat depth of a chair, allowing the student to sit upright with the pelvis in neutral position and feet flat on the floor or
Flexcat is a compact classroom-audio system that provides access to direct instruction, flexible two-way communication, dynamic redirection, student monitoring and assessment. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or auditory processing disorders. Flexcat is designed to for teachers while speaking to the entire class or for students communicating in a small group setting. It is also used to assist with small group redirection by providing two-way communication without disturbing
Foxdenton is a basic classroom chair designed for children ages 3 years and older who require minimal levels of postural support when seated. It is designed to fit into any classroom environment. The Foxdenton has side supports that may be adjusted to help keep your child’s pelvis better aligned. A flip-up footrest also enables your child to sit in a more comfortable position. In addition, it comes complete with side supports, flip-up footrest and pelvic strap as standard.
OPTIONS: Backrest 1
The GeoSafari Talking Globe and GeoSafari Talking Globe Jr are voice output globes with built-in electronic geographical quiz games suitable for children with learning disabilities or low vision. Games may be played by one to four individual players or teams and may be customized to three skill levels. The GeoSafari Talking Globe asks and answers over 10,000 questions about countries, capitals, cities, rivers, oceans, landmarks, and national songs. The GeoSafari Jr version features a simplified
Getting To Know You is a social skills/awareness curriculum for grades K-12 in which blind and visually impaired students and sighted students interact and get to know each other.
The gh PLAYER is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This playback software enables users to play DAISY-standard digital talking books, save time finding information, and improve reading productivity. Text can be read aloud with or without an on-screen display. Users have the option of navigating a book by individual sections or segments or by going directly to a specific page, and can determine their location within the book us
Giant 4 In A Row is a giant game board game designed for use by children and adults of all ages. It can be played in many different positions. Positioned on the floor, it can be played while users are in a side sitting, kneeling or half kneeling position. Players can also play with it while sitting on a therapy ball or T stool. When the game is positioned on a table top, it becomes an activity aimed at improving players upper extremity range of motion and shoulder stability. Single players can u
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.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children with fine motor and grasping difficulties turn the pages of a book. Materials Needed: Book, hot glue gun
Preparation: 1. Plug in hot glue gun and allow it to heat up
2. Place a small amount of glue on the bottom right corner of each page in the book
3. Allow glue to dry before turning the page
Ways to Adapt this Activity
Small, round, felt chair leg protectors could also be used to separate the pages of the book
Author: Designing En
GoBible Voyager is a recorded book and voice output recorded book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This handheld, portable unit is preloaded with an audio version of the entire Christian Bible, with 3 gigabytes (GB) of space available for additional content (approximately 750 songs or over 100 hours of audio books). An interactive on-screen menu with voice output enables the user to scroll through the Old and New Testaments, select the book, chapter and ve
Ergonomically designed GoNow Cases (for iPads 2, 3, 4, and Mini) are built for special education. The built-in handle makes the iPad easier to carry. High-impact exterior and soft plastic interior protect the iPad from the knocks and drops of everyday life.
The Hardrock is a durable chair that has been specifically designed for children who are prone to rock repetitively. Hardrock also provides moderate levels of postural support for the user. It incorporates an anti-thrust system and anterior pad to provide secure postural management. Thoracic supports and stabilizers are available for children who exhibit a sideways rocking motion. Hardrock comes complete with adjustable armrests, anti-thrust seat cushion, tray, skis (for size 2 and 3), mobil
The Heathfield Chair with Adjustable Arms, models 6901, 6902, 6903, 6904, 6905, and 6906, is an adjustable child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. This chair is designed for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is a low chair with a choice of feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuration. The legs and arms can be adjusted independently. The seat height and depth are also adjustable. The chair is a
The Heathfield Chair with Fixed Carver Arms, models 6911, 6912, 6913, 6914, 6915, and 6916, is a child's posture chair designed for home or classroom use by children with neurological or physical disabilities. This low chair has a contoured seat and buckle strap for good postural sitting with minimum support. It is available in feet on the floor, dolly, footrest, or footplate configuraton. OPTIONS: Flat seat; Velcro strap; tray; footrest; footplate; dolly (mobile base) with 75-millimeter locking
Icon is a personal digital assistant (PDA) and voice output electronic organizer designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Used by itself, this device is a portable electronic organizer and digital talking book player. Used in conjunction with the optional docking station, it is a notetaker and Internet access device. Pre-installed software applications include a calendar, address book, Web browser, e-mail, word processor, music player, podcast player / recorder, voice re
ida-reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by people who are blind, dyslexic, or have reading disabilities or low vision. This software accepts ePub 2/ePub 3, Daisy 2.0/2.02, Daisy 3.0, HTML, RTF and XML as input and reading file formats. It has a bookshelf feature that automatically collects information on, and displays the names of, the books stored on a computer or on external devices like memory sticks, CDs or DVDs. When a book is being read, the text is displayed a
IEP Checklist is an individual education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This application (or app) allows the user to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to develop the IEP for special education students. The app features the ability to record IEP meetings and individual voice notes; the ability to export and print out custom notes; a dedicated checklist for review of notes and top priorities with active links to federal regulation website; a
IEP Direct is a web-based Individualized Education Plan (IEP) program designed for use by school administrators and teachers. This special education program management software provides 24/7 online access for an unlimited number of authorized users. It allows real-time sharing of IEPs and student data between school districts and BOCES. IEPs can be drafted and viewed online, and state and federal compliance reports, accountability reports, and customized reports can be generated with a few click
IEP Planner is an individual education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of students with disabilities. This program can create all five IDEA required documents, including Evaluation Plans, Classification Summaries, IEPs (Initial, Annual Review, Re-evaluation, and Speech), Manifestation Determinations, and Behavioral Intervention Plans and 504 Plans. Most information is entered through drop-down lists and pop-up windows. All information within documents can be customized to meet th
The PECS system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. I Hear PECS®: Animals™ Activity App is designed for students with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are learning to comment in Phase VI of PECS®. It includes two different sound tracks for 12 familiar animals, a PECS® Activity Board™, 3 Pics for PECS™ Sentence Starter™ images and 12 Pics for PEC
The Individual Study Screen or ISS, model 1-03300-00, is a projection screen designed for individual use by students with low vision to view filmstrips and other materials magnified on a screen up close. Student can view materials simultaneously with other students; if placed correctly, screen can magnify material up to 7 times. Clear acrylic frame. Image is projected from rear on frosted plastic insert. Rubber feet prevent slipping.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of a delivery cart that serves as both a learning and therapeutic tool, providing a safe, customizable, and fun device from which elementary school students with disabilities can learn to assume responsibility and practice essential skills. The delivery cart is a unique therapeutic device for elementary school students with disabilities, helping to promote motor skills as well as work ethic and responsibility. It is accessible to students w
The Invisiboard, model 1-08541-00, is a desktop screen designed for use by students with cortical visual impairment (CVI). This trifold board has a solid white, slick material on one side and a solid black, Velcro-compatible material on the other side. It can be set on a student's desk to block out distractions. The portable,lightweight board comes with a carrying case and orientation material in print and braille. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 30 x 48 inches. COLORS: White on one side, black on the other
iPraiseU™ is designed for use by instructors and parents who often struggle to think of praise statements beyond, "Good Job!" or "Well done!" The iPraiseU™ app is a quick and easy way to praise your learners with multiple phrases, by multiple voices! Simply open the app and tap or shake your device to generate one of 100 praise statements. All are general statements appropriate for any positive behavior.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This
iSpeak for Pocket PC is a voice output program designed for use by individuals with low vision. This text-to-speech (TTS) software product allows users of Pocket PC handheld devices to listen to e-mail messages, text documents, web pages, MP3 (.mp3) files, and Wave (.wav) files. This program will play text files of any length, including web page information, presentations, papers, reports, and e-books. Users can create or merge playlists consisting of text, MP3, or Wave files. The program includ
Juni has a seat and backrest that promotes better posture for children who require minimal level of postural support when seated. The Juni chair comes with contoured seat and backrest, built-in lumbar support, pelvic strap, height and depth adjustable seat, height adjustable armrests as well as angle adjustable backrest as standard features. This chair can be used in the classroom or at home and comes in a variety of colors.
This chair base is equipped with a gas strut to make adjusting the chair to 22.5" in height easier. The slimline footprint makes this the ideal chair to fit under most classroom desks.
The Juni Hi Lo Base has been designed with both the carer and child in mind. The adjustable push handle and lockable castors aid maneuverability. The adjustable footrest provide stability for the child’s feet. The Hi Lo Base is only available for the size 1 & 2 Juni chair. The mobile base and push handle hav
The Kaye Adjustable Benches are adjustable wooden chairs designed for use by children with lower extremity or neurological disabilities. These height-adjustable benches feature tilt capability and vinyl-covered padded seating surfaces. The benches are useful for learning to move from one level to another or for progressing from floor sitting to bench sitting or from side sitting to upright kneeling, or from sitting to standing. The benches can also be used for dressing or as tables in conjuncti
The Kaye T-Seats are adjustable wooden chairs designed for use by children with lower extremity or neurological disabilities. These height-adjustable benches are designed for use with Kaye T-Tables (see separate entry) feature tilt capability and vinyl-covered padded seating surfaces. The benches are also useful for learning to move from one level to another or for progressing from floor sitting to bench sitting or from side sitting to upright kneeling, or from sitting to standing. The benches
The Kenneth Jernigan Tactile Map is a tactile relief map of the United States designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. The map shows all 50 states and their capitals, along with major rivers and mountain chains. The states are removable pieces. Instructions in print and Braille are included.
Kurzweil 3000 for Windows is an optical character recognition (OCR) and test program with voice output designed for use by individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This OCR software scans documents and reads scanned or electronic text aloud using synthetic speech. Documents are shown on screen with words highlighted as they are spoken. This combined auditory and visual presentation of information helps increase reading accuracy, speed, and comprehension for struggling readers.
Large Type Outline Maps, models 00-01890-00 through 00-01901-00, are large print maps of the United States and its regions designed for use by individuals with low vision. They are inexpensive and consumable, so teachers can mark them appropriately for the lessons of the day. There are ten different types of maps printed in black ink on nonglare antique ivory paper. One map is of the 48 continguous states with border regions of Mexico and Canada. Another map is an overview map which depicts all
LaserLine Graphics are tactile graphics designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. They are designed to provide clear and accurate tactile access to complex visual information, with various pattern fills, line styles, and directional indicators. These tactile graphics are produced to order as Vector-based graphics files in an XML-based conversion process. Items that can be converted into tactile graphics include maps, diagrams, flow charts, and educational materials in mat
Learning Ally Audio is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. Learning Ally membership is required in order to use the app and download audiobooks from the Learning Ally website. The Direct Downloading feature allows the user to download audiobooks from their Learning Al
Learning Assessment Programs (LAPs) are skills assessment and training systems and job readiness tutorial programs designed to diagnose and remediate basic math and English competencies for a job or technical skills training program for individuals with a cognitive or developmental disability. The Learning Assessment Programs were written to help identify the student or employee’s ability to handle job-specific math, communication, science, and problem-solving skills related to the workplace. Th
Designed by the Leckey team of therapists and engineers, the Leckey Pal Classroom Seat is a sturdy, classroom seating system for kids of 1-12 years of age. The Leckey Pal was created for children with mild to moderate postural needs as it is designed to give improved stability, which helps reduce fatigue and allows the child longer periods of concentration and fine motor activity.
LessonPix is an online resource that allows parents, teachers and therapists to create various customized learning materials for children with communication, physical or motor disabilities. The database has over 20,000 pictures and over 500 templates. Users can upload or add their own clip art or photos to be used with custom materials.
OPTIONS: Subscribers are able to access the sharing center or request a picture that is not in the database.
COLOR: Multiple colors.
WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As sta
Portable cassette player that plays Library of Congress formatted four track cassette recordings. Includes: variable speed control from 15/16 to 1 7/8 inches per second, capability of two track recording on blank tape using either built-in or external microphones, large 3 inch speaker and high gain amplifier, lockable pause control, cassette eject, bidirectional scan capability for quick location of marker tones, automatic level control and tone indexing for two track recording. POWER: AC adapte
Long Strong Crayons are crayons with built-up handles designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. These long, thick crayons are long-lasting and break-resistant and easy to grasp with a whole-handed palmar grasp. COLOR: Nine colors per box.
Look at Us Mirror Boards are speech teaching devices designed for use with individuals with speech disabilities. The mirror boards help build self awareness, improve speech and language skills and encourage proper sounds, lip position and tongue control. Non-breakable safe mirror on one side and write on/wipe off board on reverse with head outline. Set of 4.
This Magnetic Pattern Activity Set is an educational aid to help children with autism with spatial recognition and memory and more, to help them learn shapes and colors and patterns.This item also works well to help special students develop fine motor skills, motor planning, and hand eye coordination. The Magnetic Pattern Activity Set has bright inviting colors and interesting pattern cards that will instantly engage students. With 10 double sided magnetic cards and 98 blocks, this set is good f
Maps of Alaska is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The book is divided into two sections. The first half of the book contains overall maps showing land regions, cities and towns, rivers, mountains, national parks and native corporations, boroughs and climate. The second half of the book divides the state into seven regions: Brooks Range and North Slope, Fairbanks and the Interior, Anchorage and South Central Alaska, West Coast, Kodiak
Maps of California is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Northern, Central, and Southern California; San Francisco; Yosemite National Park; the Los Angeles area; and San Diego. Each area has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and general information followed by a full page tactile map. The maps show location of major cities, rivers and lakes, mountains, highways, parks, and counties, each of which
Maps of Canada and the United States is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps is divided into three sections. The first section contains four thematic maps that show major cities, land forms, elevation and climate of Canada and the U.S. The second section contains six maps of Canada including enlarged maps of the Maritime Provinces and the Great Lakes Region. The third section contains 18 maps of the U.S. and its territo
Maps of Individual U.S. States is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This set of maps covers the following U.S. states in separate volumes: Maine (27 pages in total and 11 maps with keys), New Hampshire (29 pages in total and 11 maps with keys), Vermont (18 pages in total and nine maps with keys), Massachusetts (48 pages in total, 15 maps with keys, and information about and overall maps of Boston), Connecticut and Rhode Island (38 pages
Maps of Morocco is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps contains 19 pages and seven maps with keys. The maps show cities and physical features and are labeled in braille.
The Maps of Russia and Its Former Republics is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The maps show boundaries, rivers, and major cities as of 1997, each of which has a braille label. This volume of maps contains 16 pages and six maps.
Maps of the Bible Lands – Old Testament is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers Ancient World; Abraham; Exodus; Kingdoms of Saul, David, Solomon, Israel, and Judah; Assyrians; Babylonians; Persians; Alexander; Seleucids; and Maccabees. The atlas contains no text, keys labeled in braille, and can be used by serious students of the Bible or ancient history. There are 98 pages in total and 25 maps.
Maps of the British Isles is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. Overall maps show boundaries, bodies of water, mountains and hills. Maps of each region show cities, towns, major rivers, and counties or regions, each of which has a braille label. Places of interest in the Greater London area and an overall map of London are also included. The at
Maps of the State of Hawaii is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps covers eight major islands; and a general view of the city of Honolulu and of Pearl Harbor are included in the maps of the island of Oahu. Each island has an introductory page in braille featuring facts and general information followed by one or more key pages and a full page tactile map. The atlas contains 55 pages and 10 maps with keys.
Marvel Math is a math tutorial program designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. This program enables teachers to create multi-media versions of math tests. Tests can be created by converting a printed test or math book page into an electronic test, or the program can generate questions based on the teacher's specifications. The program supports addition, subtraction, multiplication, division with or without remainders, exponents, and decimals. Test questions can be presente
Maxess Switch Tray is designed to hold switches or switch mounts firmly in place. It can be used for individual use or in assessment situations, where a range of secure switch positions need to be tried. The Maxess Switch is designed for use by an individual with limited upper extremity mobility and strength.
SIZES: Available in 3 sizes (please refer to dimensions for sizing).
DIMENSIONS: 540 millimeters x 290 millimeters, 350 millimeters x 350 millimeters, 240 millimeters x 360 millimeters.
Memory Quest is computer software designed for children and adults with ADHD. Training with memory games may help to improve arithmetic skills and verbal working memory in children with ADHD. Memory Quest includes the following: A unique homepage for the training software with material for teachers such as rating scales, diplomas, evaluation sheets etc., as well as research and new training programs, a book about working memory and working memory training by Clinical Psychologists Erik Truedsso
The Middle East Map is a tactile map designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This Thermoform map shows Iraq, Afghanistan, neighboring countries, and surrounding bodies of water, with a braille legend or key for reading the map. The map enables the user to visualize the region as a whole.
The Milestone 312 DAISY Player is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals with blindness or low vision. This small device incorporates an audio books player, an accessible MP3/AAC player, voice recorder, FM tuner/recorder, alarm clock, and an RFID tag reader in one unit. The DAISY player offers full access to heading levels, page numbers, phrases, etc. It also supports bookmark setting and switching between books on the memory card. The MP3 player offers accessible MP3 nav
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: The Milk Jug Crayon/Marker Holder is a clever way to modify writing utensils for individuals who have fine motor and grasping difficulties hold and use a crayon/marker. It can also be used to hold drum sticks, scarves or ribbons (for play during music class), glue sticks, or paint brushes.
MATERIALS USED: Plastic milk jug (1/2 gallon for crayons, 1 gallon for markers), 1” piece Hook (hard) sticky back Velcro, 1” piece Loop (soft) sticky back Velcro
The MimioPad wireless tablet is a digital presentation input system that can be used to enable students or teachers with mobility disabilities to write on a classroom whiteboard without leaving their desks. It can also be used in the workplace or in other venues in which meetings are held. The MimioPad is designed to be used with the MimioTeach electronic whiteboard (not included). The unit connects wirelessly to the MimioTeach whiteboard, allowing the teacher to move around the classroom while
The optical Mini Mouse-Tiny Mouse is a computer mouse designed to fit in the palm of a child's hand. It is about half the size of a standard computer mouse. It is designed to give children greater comfort and control. The right and left “click” buttons are different colors allowing the instructor to say “click blue” or “click red”, when right/left concept is not fully understood. Body of mouse is black to match the Lesson Board Keyboard. COLOR: Blue, Yellow and Black. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stat
Chair with straddle position design. Adjustable height, 8 to 11 inches. Accessories: 28 1/2 inch wide by 22 inch deep tray, adjustable pelvic strap, and handle. 22 inch by 19 1/2 inch base with swivel casters and safety railing available. .
CUSTOM ADAPTATION PURPOSE: To provide customized desks for children with dwarfism. To modify the existing desks, the wooden desktops were removed and a 20-centimeter piece was cut from the 25-millimeter metal legs using a jig to ensure all the desks would be the exact same height. Tubing inserts were cut to fit inside the metal legs and rejoin them, but because the tubing had a raised manufacturer seam, the leg pieces had to be drilled to a depth of 10 centimeters. The legs were reassembled, fi
The Mood Stabilization Kit is designed for children with autism or attention deficit disorders who need a mood stabilizer and/or sensory items . The kit is complete with a bean bag that is lightweight and portable and ideal for children with low muscle tone or for those with sensory to hard surfaces, a Reggie Regulation Ruler or a fidget, Emotion Calms Putty for strengthening hands and for fun (as it changes colors when user twists and pulls), and a weighted lap pad that improves social skills,
The Moshi IVR (Interactive Voice Responsive) Alarm Clock is a voice input and voice output alarm clock designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This voice responsive alarm clock allows the user to set both time and alarm by voice. To initiate commands, the user says "Hello Moshi," and the clock responds, "Command Please." A total of 12 voice commands are available, including commands to have the clock speak the current time or alarm setting, to set time and alarm time, t
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To help children who have difficulty attending, to participate in reading books by staying on task with the help of a personalized adapted book.
Materials Needed: Digital camera, computer, printer, three-ring binder, three-hole punch, page protectors
The National Geographic Picture Atlas of Our Fifty States, Braille Edition, model 5-87431-00, is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This comprehensive atlas has detailed maps and information for each state. There are three maps of each state, including a political map of major cities; a physical map showing mountains, rivers, and other physical features; and a road map showing Interstate and other highways. The atlas is in seven volumes
Nearpod is an application designed for teachers of children with learning disabilities that promotes technology integration during lessons and allows students to follow along with the lesson on their iPads. This app allows teachers to share their presentations, control students’ activity, assess students, and track progress. Teachers must create an account at www.nearpod.com and download the app on the students’ iPads. Once the teacher creates an account, they can explore the website for pre-mad
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To enable a student to operate a battery-operated toy or battery-operated appliance using a single switch. Some student prefer the textured surface of the Nerf ball, and it requires only gross movements of the arm or hand to activate it.
Nessy Learning Programme 4 Deluxe is a software program designed for use by individuals with dyslexia, Down’s syndrome, Asperger’s and Emotional Disabilities. It uses a combined structure of phonics linked with language, writing skills and vocabulary development, to create multisensory learning. Nessy enables all abilities to read, write and spell with confidence. Nessy is ideal for teachers who need to provide a complete literacy scheme for students with dyslexia. The extensive resources are or
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To provide an opportunity for children who have difficulty with fine motor and upper extremity coordination participate in drawing activities by using a weighted marker holder to select and recap markers.
The Note-Taker device is a prototype for visually impaired students to be able to listen, watch, and take notes all at the same time. It was developed by David Hayden, at the end of his junior year at Arizona State University, when he submitted his invention to the worldwide Microsoft Imagine Cup competition (in the “touch and tablet” category).
NOVA chat 10 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech. It offers the Chat software on an Android platform. NOVA chat 10 is portable and offers an10.1 inch display. Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize. A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.
NOVA chat 12 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech. It offers the Chat software on an Android platform. NOVA chat 12 is portable and offers a 12.2 inch display. Some of the features include switch scanning, Social Chat, and IVONA speech synthesize. A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems.
NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech. Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features. A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym
NOVA chat 5 is designed for use by individuals who are not able to use their natural voice to communicate as a result of stroke, cerebral palsy and neuro-genetic disorders that impact speech. Features include multiple position capabilities, switch scanning, Social Chat, IVONA speech synthesizer, and many other Chat features. A variety of vocabulary configurations provides options for each individual that uses our "Chat" systems. NOVA chat includes thousands of SymbolStix™ symbols, and PCS™ sym
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.
The Numicon Number Line is a counting aid designed to teach children with down syndrome and other learning disabilities early math skills of measurement and counting. Decade sections are shown in red and blue, with numerals 0-100 marked beneath in centimeter intervals.
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.
The Odyssey III Talking Globe is an interactive educational toy designed for teaching geography to children with learning disabilities or low vision. The globe may also be adapted for the use of blind children by applying tactile markers such as High Marks, high dots, or Wikki Stix (see separate entries). When a spot on the Odyssey III globe is touched with a special pen that comes with the globe, a clear synthesized voice speaks the name of the city, state, country or ocean that has been touche
OdysseyWare is a math, science, language arts, history, and geography curriculum program designed for use by children with learning disabilities. This multimedia curriculum program automatically performs teacher tasks such as grading, lesson planning, and record keeping. It covers the four core subjects of Language Arts, Math, History and Geography, and Science, plus a variety of electives, including Spanish, Consumer Math, and Health. The curricuum can be configured for use in a classroom (mult
The Original Yacker Tracker® is a device created for children with behavioral problems and emotional disabilities, and is designed to be turned on during activities at home or in the classroom that could be too loud. The Yacker Tracker signals when the volume level is becoming too loud (yellow light) and when the volume is too loud (red light). Ideal for students who are hearing impaired, as it displays a visual signal. Equipped with longer lasting LED lights eliminating the need for replacement
The Orion TI-84 Plus Talking Graphing Calculator is a modified TI-84 Plus with a small attachment that adds accessibility and additional controls for individuals with low vision.
Ormesa School Table is an adjustable table that can be used in home and school environments. The Ormesa comes in three different sizes and is adjustable in height and in angle to accommodate many different adaptive seating products. The tabletop is washable and contains book, pen and pencil supports for when the table is angled. The frame is tubular chromium-plated with the base painted blue. SIZES: 2, 3 and 4. DIMENSIONS: Size 2: Floor to Table Top Height 16-22.8"
(41-58 cm), Table Tilt Angle 0
Outline Maps of the World is a braille and tactile atlas designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This volume of maps is divided into five sections: North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, Africa, and Polar Regions. The maps show political boundaries, capital cities, and surrounding bodies of water, each of which has a braille label. An index at the end of the volume lists counties and islands, and indicates the page number of the map on which they appear. T
The Panasonic 4 Track Player with Variable Speed is a four-track cassette player and two-track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This four-track player uses earphones only and has no external speaker. It features variable speed control, fast forward and rewind, and comes with a belt clip. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 1.125 x 3.5 inches. WEIGHT: 5 ounces.
The Panasonice Classmate Four Track Cassette Player-Recorder is designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays and records four track cassettes at 1 7/8 and 15/16 speeds, and is a tone indexer. It has a built-in stereo microphone and an external microphone jack. It also has a built-in mono speaker and comes with headphones. Other features include variable speed control for output, a pause control, and a tape counter. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: The PaperTab prototype tablet allows the device to bend without breaking. Developed by Plastic Logic, PaperTab has a flexible touchscreen that lets users send files and emails as well as navigate through pages of documents using hand gestures. One can also combine several PaperTabs into one larger surface by placing them side by side, or share files by touching one tablet to another.
POWER: Intel i5 processor
SIZES: 10.7-inch tablet
PESLA is a student report writing program designed to do a grammatical analysis of a language sample. The user types and translates a language sample of up to 100 utterances. The computer then analyzes the sample and provides the following analyses: percentage correct of specific demonstratives, locatives, pronouns, articles, conjunctions, prepositions, possessives, comparatives, superlatives, copula be, modals, past tense markers, and present progressive markers. In addition, the user is provid
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To assist children and adults with cognitive and physical disabilities keep their fingers properly positioned on a computer mouse while pointing, clicking and maneuvering the mouse.
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.
The PECS Phase III App, is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The PECS system is an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The PECS Phase III App is designed to look just like a PECS communication book while teaching picture discrimination. This app is not intended to replace the learner's PECS communication book, but rather to serve as
The PennStar System is a set of computer programs designed as administrative aids to special education professionals. The PennStar Curriculum Manager allows production of a curriculum that includes lists of learning objectives with related materials and methods, quality goal learning objectives, expected levels of achievement, and procedures for evaluation. The report generated is intended to serve as a resource for Individual Education Plan (IEP) production. The PennStar IEP Manager can be used
PEPPER: Programs to Examine Phonetic and Phonologic Evaluation Records is a series of speech analysis programs designed to examine phonetic, phonologic, and prosodic aspects of normal and disordered speech. Speech transcripts can be entered using broad (IPA) or more narrow phonetic transcription systems for single or multiple samples. Ten analysis programs provide quantitative profiles of consonants, vowels, and diphthongs by segment, word, position, feature, and phonological process. Flexible o
Periodic Table of the Elements Reference Chart and Booklet is a reference chart designed for individuals with low vision. This frequently requested reference chart is available in a durable and colorful print-braille version. The chart comes with either a reference booklet in print or in braille that contains additional tables listing the elements by name, atomic number, electron configurations, etc.
Pixy Cubes is a visual perceptual game designed for children and adults with developmental delays, traumatic brain injuries and learning disabilities. Users are asked to copy one of the many, progressively more challenging patterns, or make up their own. You can use 4 cubes or all 16. Race the other players to see who can copy the design first. It works on improving design copy skills, visual memory and creativity.
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
The PLEXTALK CD/SD/Online Player, model PTX1, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device plays digital talking books from CDs, SD cards, USB flash drives or online (LAN or WIFI) using its voice synthesizer. Playable formats include DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO Z39.86/DAISY 3.0, audio files (MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM)), and text/HTML contents by embedded text-to-speech engine (TTS). The user can listen with the built-in sp
The PLEXTALK Daisy Player, model PTN2, is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0 along with content from PDTB2, NLS, RFB&D, Bookshare.org, and Read How You Want. Content can also be read from USB 2.0 media. Text is supported from Microsoft.d
The PLEXTALK Linio is is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The device features DAISY structure navigation-levels, bookmarks and headings. The unit plays music, voice, book CDs, and MP3 CDs from multiple formats including DAISY 2.02, ANSI/NISO and DAISY 3.0. Text is supported from Microsoft .doc, HTML, plain text or DAISY text files. The Linio has 2 gigabytes (GB) internal flash memory and a LAN connection port. It reads media from CDs
Plextalk Pocket, model PTP1, is a portable digital recorder and electronic talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This pocket-sized unit plays Daisy-format digital talking books, music CDs, MP3 CDs, and audio books on CD. It reads HTML input from SD cards and USB flash memory so the user can input media, including text-to-speech (TTS), without connecting to a PC. The unit has a built-in microphone and speaker for voice recor
The Plextalk Portable Recorder, model PTR2, is a digital talking book player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit can record DAISY 2.02 books and audio file or music CDs, and can play DAISY titles, music and audio file CDs, and CF cards. When connected to a computer, it can be used as a CD-RW or memory card drive. The unit comes with Plextalk Recording Software (PRS) for recording, editing, and finalizing audio only DAISY 2.02 books. Radio prog
POD Pillows are intended for use by ages 9 and up (children) at home, school or daycare. The cotton chintz zippered out cover is removable for machine washing and drying. The inner cover is filled with shredded fire retardant foam. The pillows help support the head at a higher elevation.
The Portable Achievement Carrel, model 903A, is a desktop study carrel designed for use by children with communication, learning, or behavior disabilities. This portable carrel creates a semi-private tabletop space to help students concentrate on their work by controlling their surroundings, including the visual environment, light, and sound. The carrel has a back panel and two side panels with optional windows, an angled work surface with an 18-degree slope, a reading easel with a dry erase sur
Infrared Wireless Amplifier System provides voice reinforcement for any classroom, meeting or teaching space. It is ideal for use with students with hearing impairments, attention deficit and auditory processing disorders. It features an all-in-one infrared wireless teaching amplifier column speaker system.
These Preschool Crayons (no. SC0409) are specially shaped with a large knobbed end so that they are easier to grasp by small children or persons with limited manual dexterity. The crayons are break-resistant and their color won't rub off on skin. These crayons are non-toxic. COLORS: Pink, yellow, green, orange, red, and blue.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Device to help a student who cannot hold a ruler still while drawing a line, as in doing geometry problems. Device made with a plexiglass ruler suspended above a piece of board (such as plywood) by a spring on a bolt at each end. The student slips the book or paper to be drawn on under the ruler in the correct position then pushes down on the ruler, which holds the paper and the ruler in place. Includes drawing. SKILLS REQUIRED: Assembly. AUTHOR: Kunc,
Chair with a flat padded bolster bench. Foot railings to maintain foot placement. with or without straps. Adjustable pelvic straps and tray. Back slots accept the TherAdapt Winged Back Insert and Thoracic Pads. 2 inch swivel casters. Bolster is 8 1/2 inches wide, 22 inches long and adjusts 9 to 15 inches in height. Tray is 28 inches wide, 28 inches deep and adjusts 5 1/2 to 8 1/2 inches cutout depth. Base is 29 by 20 1/2 inches.
The QUEST Program II: Social Skills Curriculum for Middle School Students with Autism is a program designed for use by middle school students with Autism, or students who have difficulties with social skills and social language (pragmatic language). The program helps teach them appropriate social skills them through highly effective lessons. There are two options in this package: a book with lessons for elementary age students or a book designed for middle school. Lessons can be taught independe
R+Remind is an app designed to help educators remember to reinforce good behavior. With R+Remind, you choose an interval and the app does the work. A tone unique to each interval sounds at a variable rate so user can pause and reinforce a new behavior, the lack of a targeted behavior, or even an existing behavior. Perfect in busy classrooms to remind all staff to catch someone being good.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimize
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- Description: A raised, horizontal work surface, exactly the same size and shape as the lap tray or the cut-out desk that it is placed on.
PURPOSE: To improve sitting posture and arm control during functional table-top tasks, for certain students who have severely increased tone, very low muscle tone, and/or severe muscle weakness. A student who requires a raised table surface often also benefits from using a lap tray or cut-out-desk so the arms are fully sup
Read2Go is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book (e-book) reader for books in the standard DAISY format. From within the app, the user can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare (Bookshare membership required), as well as read DAISY books from other sources. When Read2Go audio is on, Read2Go
The Talk Block is a recordable block that reaches beyond foundational listening and speaking practice (auditory) by providing visual reinforcement. Insert any Picture Communication Symbol (PCS), image or photo, and press down to record and replay up to 30 seconds of sound, and then flip the switch to lock. This cross-curricular, open resource offers many opportunities to practice skills, assess students, and convey instructions for center activities.
Redcat Access™ is designed for use by children with attention deficit and auditory processing disorders. It is a compact classroom-audio system that provides access to direct instruction, flexible two-way communication, dynamic redirection, student monitoring and assessment. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or auditory processing disorders. When combined with the Flexcat, its use is expanded from whole class instruction to small group, student-centered learning across chan
The reggie regulation ruler is a squishy toy that is a ruler that measures things up to 12 inches and a toy designed for kids to regulate their emotions. It measures moods. The regulator helps children who are overactive, for example, by changing their mindset. It also tells the child what to do about their mood. For example: Hyper? Exercise. Alert? Read a book.
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To prevent children with cognitive disabilities and poor impulse control from rocking or throwing the chair. The chair frame was made from tubular steel and fitted with a steel seat and back. The backrest was slightly angled and curved for comfort. The legs were welded to steel plates which were bolted to metal floor plate with Tekscrews, creating a firm, immovable base. The chair was also equipped with a lap belt. TITLE: Reinforced Chair. JOURNAL: TAD Journal. REF
Relief Map for Dark Use is a map designed for individuals with low vision. Relief map of the continental U.S. with elevations that are exaggerated 20 times. Ocean floors are incised with latitude and longitude lines. This plastic map uses high-contrast paint to depict water areas as blue and land surfaces as yellow and brown.
The Relief Map for Desk Use, model 1-01650-00, is a tactile map designed to show elevations in the United States for individuals who are blind or have low vision. This relief map shows the continental U.S. with elevations that are exaggerated 20 times in relation to horizontal areas. Ocean floors are incised with latitude and longitude lines. This map uses high-contrast paint to depict water areas as blue and land surfaces as yellow and brown. DIMENSIONS: 21.25 x 15.25 inches.
Report Writer: Children's Intellectual and Achievement Tests 1.1 is a program for interpreting six tests: the K-ABC, the WISC-R, the WPPSI, the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (Form L-M), the PIAT, and the WRAT. The user enters test score information plus some demographic data and, if desired, behavioral observations during testing. Report Writer then generates a report: compiling facts, making general statements and statistical comparisons, and suggesting possible hypotheses and explanations
Report Writer: Children's Intellectual and Achievement Tests 1.1 is a program for interpreting six tests: the K-ABC, the WISC-R, the WPPSI, the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale (Form L-M), the PIAT, and the WRAT. The user enters test score information plus some demographic data and, if desired, behavioral observations during testing. Report Writer then generates a report: compiling facts, making general statements and statistical comparisons, and suggesting possible hypotheses and explanations
The Rocket Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals with cognitive or learning disabilities. Designed for use on a pocket PC, this audio book reader has been simplified by removing text-based instructions and menus, utilizing the efficiency of pictures and audio to guide the end user through the book selection and reading process. COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with books from Audible.com only.
The Royal ADA-Compatible Desk is an adapted student desk designed for classroom use by individuals who use wheelchairs. This wheelchair-accessible desk is adjustable and constructed to roll comfortably and conveniently in front of the wheelchair, covering the user’s lap. Features include a laminated furniture board with a vinyl T-mold edge banding, reinforced frame with three-quarter-inch, 18-gauge tubular steel U-braces, chrome-plated legs, and nickel-plated swivel glides. DIMENSIONS: (HxDxW):
SALT is a language tutorial program with many coding and analysis options that can be selected and combined to meet each user's specific needs. Options are available for either a standard set of analyses or user-created analyses. Standard SALT performs over 50 analyses of language samples of any length or number, with flexible transcript coding and editing. Analyses include summaries of: total, complete, and incomplete utterances; total words, root words, TTR and MLU; Brown's stage and related n
The Samson Go Mic is a computer-based microphone and recording solution designed for use by individuals with cognitive and intellectual disabilities. The Go Mic can clip onto the user’s laptop or sit unobtrusively on the desk. The plug and play operation also means it is compatible with a Mac or PC, with no drivers required. Perfect for recording lectures, music, podcasts or field recording, the Go Mic's range of functionality extends beyond typical USB microphones. It's also ideal for voice re
The Satalight is an adapted student desk designed for use by children with physical, mobility, and learning disabilities. This desk on wheels is designed to increase one on one interaction between student and teacher by allowing educators to engage students in becoming more independent through learning problem skills. This tip-resistant, wheelchair-accessible learning station is equipped with a SMART BOARD interactive whiteboard, four locking wheels, an overhead projector mounted on an arm. The
Savant Elite Foot Switches is a family of programmable USB foot switches designed for use by individuals with limited use of the upper extremities to access computer programs. The Savant Elite Foot Switches are available in single, dual, and triple foot switch configurations. It connects to virtually any computer with an available USB port.
This Sensory Bin Kit is designed for children with a sensory integration disorder, fine motor delays, and tactile defensiveness to explore their senses and to aid in their childhood development. It provides sensory integration and tactile exploration. Fits nicely into a bin for storage and portability. Bin is full of sensory pellets and twenty hidden animals. Children can feel their way through the pellets and animals while improving their communication skills on the hunt for each animal. Tool f
ShapeOmetry is a board game designed for children as fun way to develop geometric, spatial, abstract, and quantitative reasoning skills. To solve the puzzle challenges, stack green pieces on top of blue pieces, or vice versa, to create identical shapes. Through hands-on play, students build key skills, such as strategies and mathematical understandings (part-to-whole relationships). Perfect for children needing to develop visual processing skills. For use during Occupational Therapy sessions, at
Sight Word Cues is a speech activity to be used by students in the classroom, in speech therapy, or at home, for learning words kinesthetically. Six blue cubes with sight words on each of their faces. Players toss the cubes as they learn the 36 most common words, using them in a sentence to challenge themselves further. Quiet when rolled. Easy to clean.
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
The Sleepsonic Speaker Pillow for Kids is an innovative pillow speaker designed to play music to help your child fall asleep. It is ideal for children with sensory processing disorders or who benefit from music while trying to transition to sleep.The Sleepsonic Speaker Pillow uses lightweight speakerphone technology, which emits a relaxing, high quality sound to the user through tiny loudspeakers located within the pillow. The stereo speaker pillow easily connects to most mp3 players and is powe
Slosson Intelligence Test - Computer Report (SIT-CR) is a program for analyzing the results of the SIT. The program examines the IQ and reports the ability level based on it. The program examines the age and IQ level, selects the proper value for the 95% confidence interval, and reports the next expected grade level. Achievement standard scores in each area are analyzed, and appropriate statements comparing achievement and ability are generated. SIT-CR also determines the severe discrepancy leve
The SMART Board 885ix Interactive Whiteboard System is a touch screen designed for use by children with learning, cognitive, developmental, fine motor, hearing or upper extremity disabilities. It projects a computer display on a large white borad and enables one or two users to instantly and easily interact with the display's content using their fingers or a pen as a mouse. The integrated system combines an interactive whiteboard with an ultra-short-throw projector for minimal shadows and glare.
The SMART Response LE is a wireless student response system and test interpretation and report program designed for use by children with communication, learning, speech or fine motor disabilities. This system features wireless remotes with large LCD screens, big buttons and a range of up to 100 feet; a receiver that connects to a computer using a USB connection and can either be mounted on a wall or placed on a desk; and assessment software that integrates with SMART Notebook collaborative learn
SmartGlobe Deluxe, model PR18S, is a voice output globe designed for use by individuals who have low vision or learning disabilities. This globe features interactive lessons with 30 English and six Spanish activities. Activities include quiz games about countries, capitals, major cities, populations, languages, currencies, time, distances, history, science, and current events. There are six additional alternate language options. Activities are activated by touching points on the globe with a Sma
The Sony ICDPX333 Digital Voice Recorder is a recorder designed for the hearing impaired and for those with blind or low vision and individuals with memory problems to allow them to playback lectures and conversations they don't want to forget or didn't hear correctly. Features include 4GB flash memory for storing up to 1,073 hours of audio, a track-mark function for simple recall of important moments. The noise-cut mode plays back speech clearly. Activates the recorder only when audible sound i
The Sony Four-Track Cassette Player/Recorder is a four-track cassette player and recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include variable speed playback, an external speaker, headphones, a microphone jack, and a tape counter. It will not erase tapes. It comes with a carrying case. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 1.25 x 3.25 x 4.375 inches.
The Sony Radio Cassette-Corder is a four-track cassette player, two-track cassette player/recorder, and TV/weather band/AM/FM radio designed for use byindividuals who are blind or have low vision. The unit features variable speed control, built-in speakers, and an FM/TV telescopic antenna. The unit does not erase four track cassettes. POWER: Uses four D batteries or alternating current (AC); batteries and a power cord are included. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5 x 10.75 x 6 inches. WEIGHT: 3 pounds 6 oun
The Sony Slim-Man is a four track cassette player and two track cassette player/recorder designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It plays cassette tapes at 1 7/8 (standard) and 15/16 (Library of Congress Talking Book) speeds. It features a stereo microphone, variable speed control, pause, a tape counter, and microphone and headphone jacks. Print and cassette instructions are included. POWER: Uses four triple-A batteries (included) or alternating current (AC) adapter (in
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.
Spangle Tangle kit is designed for children with low vision. Spangle Tangle provides opportunities for learners to improve visual and tactile attention, communication, and creativity. Through specially designed activities, the learner develops motor, problem-solving, cognitive, self-care, social, and pre-braille skills.
Speaking Spelling is a spelling tutorial program with voice output designed for use by students who are blind or have low vision. The program has both test-creation and record-keeping functions for teachers. The program can create an electronic spelling test from a printed spelling drill or word list. Tests can be in multiple choice format, or the program can read words from a list aloud for the student to spell on the computer. Instructions, tips, and encouragement can be added. Audio feedback
Special Education Manager is an individualized education plan (IEP) program designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. This software provides the user with tools to manage the paperwork required for special education students. It features a complete tracking and reporting system for the IEP, BIP (Behavioral Intervention Plan), ITP (Individual Transition Plan), and Texas Public Education Information Management System (PEIMS). The program includes more than 110 interactive forms.
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.
Splish the Fish is a book designed for children with low vision. The child tactually searches for Splish and helps him find his way back to his friends. An accompanying storyboard with Velcro backed pieces permits the child to retell the story.
Spot It is visual discrimination game designed for children and adults with neurological and cognitive disabilities. This game includes cards filled with colorful and appealing images. The object of the game is to be the first to spot the one and only one matching symbol between any 2 cards.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY -------DESRIPTION: Household loop scissors (that include finger holes in addition to the loop handle) or regular household scissors mounted onto a wooden base.
PURPOSE: To enable students who have severe motor limitations to participate in cutting tasks. Following are some of the ways in which stabilized loop scissors have been used:
The student presses the scissors with the dominant hand while an adult turns the paper.
The student presses the scissors with a mouth
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.
Chair adjusts to accommodate children ranging in age and size. Straight back, stabilization skis on base, footrest. Foam padded seat adjusts from 12 to 6 inches in depth. Footboard adjusts from 10.5 to 4 inches from seat. Seat height from floor 14 inches. Arm height from floor 18.5 inches. 58 inch adjustable seat belt. Chrome plated steel frame. 24 by 24 inch accessory tray with cut out available (T3531).
Sticky Dots Adhesive are designed for children with low vision. These sheets of self-adhesive dots allow you to transfer the dots to various materials.
StorEbook is an application designed for children who can not read but want to read or for parents who want their child to hear a bedtime story but do not have time to read to them. This application is designed so that when Mama is talking it plays a mother's voice and when Papa is talking it plays in a father's voice.
The Stretch & Match Geoboard Set is a sturdy activity board, recommended for children ages four and up with Autism, for helping students develop fine motor skills, learn basic geometry and shapes, gain problem solving skills, and more.
The Student Behavior Intervention Planner (S-BIP) is a behavioral assessment and Individualized Education Plan / Behavior Intervention Plan program (IEP/BIP) designed for use by teachers of children with disabilities. The program helps educators organize, analyze, and report problem behaviors; identify effective intervention strategies through Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA); and select Goals and Objectives to create an IEP/BIP. The program is available online or in a kit. The online veriso
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To design a prototype of a learning aid to inhibit distractions in the classroom for students with learning or developmental disabilities, including attention deficit disorder, autism and Down syndrome. Aaron Kowald, a University of Canberra student in Australia, created a solution entitled the Study Nook, a miniature desktop divider that stands on a desk and provides privacy on three sides - the front, right and left. The Study Nook is a portable workstation, w
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: To make a toy accessible by adding a switch for children with limited fine and gross motor development.
For this Instructable you will need the following:
1. Drill with 1/4 inch or drill bit.
2. Glue Gun.
3 Soldering iron and solder.
3. Wire strippers and two pieces of small gauge wire.
4 Jelly bean Switch or similar to test your work.
5. Small electronics sized Philips screw driver.
6. Giggle pig, cow, dog or the like.
The Tactile Map is an accessible map and tactile map designed for people who are blind or deaf blind or have low vision. This customized map features a tactile map vocabulary developed by Coco Raynes Associates that introduces architectural spaces and other sites. These maps, which are custom designed and produced by the manufacturer for each location, use glass, metal or photopolymer to provide a tactile representation of the environment. It may also be used to provide emergency evacuation info
Talk Point is designed for little hands, each of these quick and easy audio buttons record and replay up to 10 seconds of clear sound. Use for activity instructions, reminder messages, word or sound practice, math fact exercises, speech therapy and more. Record and re-record instantly, or flip the switch to lock. Talk Point was developed to be used in a busy classroom and is adapted for use in multiple environments. It can be mounted alongside bulletin boards, tucked into pocket charts or stu
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.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: Talking Tactile Globe (TTG ) prototype, is an 8” diameter audio-tactile interactive map of the world. Users will experience this globe by looking, listening and touching. The colorful plastic sphere includes tactile markings to indicate landmasses, cities, rivers, mountain ranges, and bodies of water, so that visually impaired readers can perceive the world in its actual form. Double-tapping any location with a finger will cause that place’s name to be spoken al
The Talkman XL is a stereo four-track cassette player/recorder and stereo AM/FM radio designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This unit also plays and records standard two- track cassettes. It features a built-in speaker, variable speed, a pause control, an external stereo microphone, and headphones. Cassette and print instructions are included. POWER: Uses two double-A batteries or alternating current (AC) adapter (included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.5 x 1.5 x 3.5 inches.
Team Up with Timo: Vocabulary is a vocabulary enhancement program designed for use by children who are deaf or hard of hearing, or who have apraxia, autism, or other language learning delays. This computer-based instructional program uses a three-dimensional animated agent, a talking head called Timo, to help children practice identifying, hearing, and saying new words. Timo engages each student in conversation and addresses them by name as he takes them through personalized, interactive lessons
The Boy and the Wolf is a book designed for children with low vision. The user tactually searches the page for characters, counts and compares similar and different pairs of sheep, and notices differing orientations. The book also introduces a variety of concepts that include: left, right, top, bottom, near, far first, last. Includes storyboard and symbols.
The Eden Autism Assessment and Curriculum are designed as a guide to help children and adult students with autism to effectively learn and provide them with comprehensive, individualized services. Employing a hands-on approach, the curriculum includes practical strategies for each teaching program. In addition, each skill area includes a systematic assessment and flow chart to support appropriate goal selection. Teaching programs are clearly written, with step-by-step instructions, and include t
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 Globe: Tactile and Visual, model 1-01551-0, is a tactile globe designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a basic table-top visual political globe with a clear plastic overlay that shows continent outlines, higher and lower elevations, and lines of latitude and longitude. Tactile markings include a thick raised line to denote the equator; dashed raised lines for the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capicorn; a solid raised line for the Prime Meridian; and a das
The Hand Glider Tablet Glove is designed for children and adults who have difficulty holding and manipulating a stylus due to decrease arm strength and dexterity while manipulating a touch tablet such as an iPad. The Hand Glider is designed to promote an ergonomically correct writing posture while writing on a tablet. It is designed to discourage a “hand in the air” posture. The two finger Hand Glider glove protects the forehand, pinky, and ring finger from being detected by your tablet. The H
The Better Board Slant Board aids those with eyesight issues or carpal tunnel syndrome by sloping a user's workspace. The boards can be used at home, work or at school and can be stacked and stored in a classroom. Made of durable corrugated plastic, it has attached plastic clamps that hold paper well and includes non-slip "feet." Use for writing or holding materials to copy from. The low angle surface is approximately 20 degrees. SIZES: Small or large. DIMENSIONS: Small: 12 inches width x 12-12.
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
Toddler Kore Wobble Chair is a seat design to allow movement when children are required to sit. The base of the Toddler Kore Wobble Chair is designed to allow movement in 360 degrees and to remain upright without tipping over. When the user stands up, the chair stays in place. The Toddler Kore Wobble Chair will allow rocking from side to side, front to back or anywhere in between. The constant motion of the chair provides feedback to the brain to help the child understand where their body is in
Todo Number Matrix: Brain teasers, logic puzzles, and mathematical reasoning is designed for use by 6-8 year old students with learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Dyspraxia, and Down syndrome. Todo Number Matrix is designed to allow students practice math skills such as number sense, addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. The app includes games using matrices for practicing these skills. The matrices
The TPB Reader is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This software can be used to play digital talking books that meet the international DAISY standards, including those distributed by Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic (RFB&D). Users can navigate books by page, chapter, or section. The reading voice can be sped up or slowed down. Up to 200 bookmarks can be placed in a book. Commands are entered through drop down menus or
Transition Tote System: Large Print Kit, Revised is designed for individuals with low vision. Transition Tote materials teach middle school, secondary, and transition students with visual impairments essential skills for learning about themselves and the world of work. This includes seeking, obtaining, and keeping jobs. In addition to seven new lessons and the custom designed backpack, this kit includes updated descriptions of technology, revised resource and reference materials, and an updated
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
The Triangle Crayons are crayons designed for use by young children with fine motor or gross motor disabilities. The crayons are helpful in strengthening the fingers, hands and wrists of children who demonstrate weaknesses in these areas. Use of these type crayons encourage proper writing grasp by reinforcing a tripod grip with the first writing tools a child uses. Each set contains six vibrant colors.
The Tripp Trapp Chair is an adjustable positioning chair designed to fit all people, infants through adults, with physical and neurological disabilities. Users should have some head control for maximal use since no specific head support is built onto the chair. The seat depth, back support, and foot support are adjustable and functional at any standard table. The wood construction of the chair allows possible modification for increased head support. OPTIONS: 3-inch abduction pommel, foot placeme
Turtle and Rabbit is a tactile book designed for children with low vision. A retelling of the classic tale about the race between the tortoise and the hare. The tactile illustrations allow the child to follow the progress of the race by tracking from left to right along the raised lines of Turtle and Rabbit. Includes a storyboard and symbols for retelling the story.
The U.S. Puzzle Map, model 1-01140-00, is a tactile map and educational puzzle designed for teaching U.S. geography to children who are blind or have low vision. This take-apart political topographical map of the United States has a lightweight frame and colorful pieces representing individual states. Features include tactile mountains, rivers, and state capitals; incised state boundaries; state name abbreviations in braille; tactile latitude and longitude lines; finger holes for easy removal of
Straight back adjustable chair for children with footrest. Stabilization skis on base prevent tipping. Back height adjustable by sliding it up and down on seat posts. Seat depth adjusts 6 to 12 inches. Seat width 12 inches. Footboard adjusts 4 to 10.5 inches in depth and adjusts in height. Made of chrome plated steel with vinyl coated foam seat and back. Accommodates children up to 48 inches tall. Accessories available: adjustable lateral supports (T3528), adjustable pelvic supports (T3529), rem
The Variable Position Scanner is a scanning communication training aid with six positions. The instructor activates the automatic scanning mode, and the lights for each position light sequentially until the student activates a single switch. The instructor must then restart the scanning. The Variable Position Scanner may be configured to scan three, four or six positions by turning a selector switch. Any desired symbols may be placed in each of the positions. The Variable Position Scanner is des
The Vertex System (formerly Workshop Information Manager) is a management information system designed specifically for workshop- rehabilitation facilities. The system consists of several software modules for different aspects of management. Modules are available individually, and can be added as needed. Module 1, "Client Payroll," covers payroll, benefit accrual, check reconciliation, and wage reporting. Module 2, "Production Control," covers job estimating, work order processing, purchasing and
Victor Reader Classic is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The Victor Reader Classic reads talking books recorded in digital format, which allows fast and easy navigation through the structure of a book. Unlike talking books on cassette, Victor Reader allows the reader to jump straight to a specific section or passage, skip from page to page, or consult the table of contents without rewinding and fast-forwarding to find a specific pas
Victor Reader Classic Plus is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This player enables professionals and students to read complex and highly structured books like textbooks, reference works, and school manuals. It supports all DAISY navigation levels, including navigation by chapter, section, page, or paragraph, and allows placement of multiple bookmarks. The device also plays audio and MP3 CDs. It has variable speed playback with pitch
Victor Reader Soft is a software version of the Victor Reader digital talking book player (see separate entries), designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision. Installed on a personal computer, Victor Reader Soft reads digital talking books from the computer's CD drive. It provides basic and advanced navigation features, including browsing the table of contents, skipping from section to section or returning quickly to a page, and inserting bookmarks to return to a spot or to mark
The Victor Reader Stream CD Edition is a handheld digital talking book and MP3 player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It differs from the standard Victor Reader Stream (see separate entry) in that it does not require a PC for loading digital talking books and other content such as e-text files, music, podcasts, and voice recordings. The player comes with a CD player accessory that connects to the player via the included USB cable and can transfer DAISY books dir
Victor Reader Wave is a digital talking book player designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision or learning disabilities. This device plays DAISY format digital talking books, as well as MP3s and music CDs, and includes variable speed playback with auto-pitch compensation. It has a compact clamshell shape with a telephone-style keypad and tactile zones to aid users in identifying controls, and includes both audio and visual indicators for reading position (book title and sec
ViewScreen is a calculator screen magnifier designed for use by individuals with low vision. This calculator screen projector enlarges and projects the image of a graphing calculator display so that an entire class can view the screen, including students with low vision. It is designed to work with Texas Instruments graphing calculators, which show graphs and geometrical images on their displays. This product may be used with any standard overhead projector (not included). It can also be used wi
Visual attention teacher's kit is a classroom kit designed to keep a child focused and limit distractions. This kit is ideal for those experiencing auditory sensitiveness. Each kit comes with one desktop study carrel, one set of noise reduction ear muffs, one Ergo-Write writing slant board. This kit provides visual direction, creates a small office space, and is ideal for classroom and homework centers. The ear muffs are adjustable and can be worn in the classroom, at the gym, or at a ball game-
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
VizZle is an academic, independent living and personal skills tutorial program and lesson authoring program designed for use by parents and teachers who work with children and adolescents with learning disabilities, autism and autism spectrum disorders. This subscription-based web application allows a user access to over 7,000 ready-to-use, customizable lessons. Users can also use flexible templates that can be modified for any age or ability level to build original content to meet exact student
Voice of DAISY (VOD) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted for copyr
Voice of DAISY Lite (VOD LITE) is a digital talking book player program designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This application (or app) enables an Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to function as a voice output electronic book reader for books in the standard DAISY formats. The two formats that can be played with VOD are: DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and NCC only, and DAISY 2.02 compliant audio and full text. VOD cannot play DAISY digital talking books that are encrypted
The PECS® system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The Wait4it app is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who have mastered Phases I and II of PECS. Its aim is to encourage waiting for a desired object or event. Many learners who encounter situations during which they must wait have difficulty with this concept. Th
The Wall Clock with Day & Date is a calendar clock designed for use with individuals with Alzheimer's disease, cognitive disabilities, brain injury, or memory disabilities. The rectangular clock dispays the day of the week, the date, and the month above a large round analog clock face. The day of the week and the month are each presented as three-letter abbreviations. The clock face has large numbers at each position and dots for the minutes in between. The clock also has a second hand. The
The Weber Inferencing Cards allow young students to "infer" or use context clues to make statements about a given situation. Each card has a picture on one side and then a series of relation questions on the back. The cards are also helpful to children on the autism spectrum or those who need help distinguishing specific situations and emotions. The set includes game ideas and content cards.
The Welded Frame Science Table, Round Legs, model A3080-99, is a height adjustable work table and adapted student desk designed for use by individuals with lower extremity and mobility disabilities or spinal cord injury and others who use wheelchairs. This table has a welded steel frame and a chemical-resistant EcoStone top that is made from 100% post consumer recycled materials. DIMENSIONS (HxWxD): 29 (minimum) x 60 x 24 inches. WARRANTY: Lifetime warranty.
The WePlay Tai-Chi ball is designed for children to increase coordination, posture and concentration. Involves twisting and turning one's body and encourages hand-eye coordination. Strengthens the flexibility of wrist and promotes good posture for writing. Promotes self-confidence and enhances the ability of reaction and concentration. Improves balance in movement. Ages 4 and up. SIZE: 8 inches. COLOR: Clear with green track pathway and yellow ball inside.
The Wheelchair-Accessible Desk is a height-adjustable deskdesigned for classroom use by children who use wheelchairs. This desk features a heavy 16-gauge frame with an integral U-brace and an oversized solid-plastic top. It includes a dual-bolt leg attachment system for added security. DIMENSIONS: The desk height can be adjusted from 31 to 34 inches. The desktop is 20 x 36.5 inches. COLOR: The top is available in beige or grey.
The WhisperPhone allows users to improve articulation and sensory development without invasive changes to the teaching process. The WhisperPhone is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables children to focus and hear phonemes 10 times more clearly as they learn to read, spell or process language aloud.
The Tabletop Light Box features an LED lighting system which displays bright and uniformly distributed light, uses less electricity, and produces less heat. The design is meant to feature colored shapes and overlays, which aid in a child's development of visual distinction. The low current and handy on-cord on/off switch makes the light table safe and easy to use. Objects reveal their intrinsic attributes under the brightness. Anywhere there's a horizontal surface, set the light box down and wat
Whizzimo is an IOS application that is designed to help teach individuals with dyslexia in reading and spelling. Whizzimo account is accessible on any tablet or computer. Move between devices without missing a step. Whizzimo is designed to support current instructional routine. Everything from the sound tiles' colors to the concepts covered are customization with just a few clicks. Whizzimo is equally effective when used on its own or alongside a current reading system.
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The Wombat is a child's adjustable positioning chair designed for use by children with mobility or neurological disabilities. This four-caster chair has an adjustable back and seat, and comes with a variety of support devices. The back adjusts manually in depth, height, and angle. The angle of the seating surface can be changed to accommodate multiple activities. In the classroom the chair can be adjusted for use by different children. OPTIONS: Available accessories include head supports, lift h
The PECS system is described as an aided augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) system in which individuals exchange pictures of items to obtain tangibles and other needs. The Working4 app is designed for use by individuals with communication and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) who are using a visual reinforcement system. This app visually reminds the user what they are working for, how much work needs to be done and how close they are to earning a reward for that work. This app can b
World at Your Fingers is a map designed for individuals with low vision. World At Your Fingers features a large tactile reference map showing the major oceans and land masses of the Earth using high-contrast raised surfaces, braille and print labels, and textured lines and areas. It also shows major mountain ranges, rivers, and lines of longitude and latitude. This product also includes four additional maps: Embossed world map, Raised-line world map, Antarctica map, and Sinusoidal map.
World Maps, model 5-06001-00, are tactile maps designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. These thermoformed tactile maps are an aid to geographic instruction and orientation. This volume contains tactile maps of all the continents, regions, and countries of the world. Maps are reproduced from works by The Princeton Braillists. The maps are thermoformed on vinyl with clear variations in height and texture, and show rivers, mountain ranges, bodies of water, and other physic
Writing rascal is a new character-face writing tool that facilitates a proper grasp with molded finger indentations that naturally promote a functional tripod grasp, with three different grasping positions. Made of soft, rubbery material. Intended for use by children ages 5 and up who are learning hand-writing. Comes in right and left hand options.
WYNN Literacy Software Solution is designed for use by individuals with reading challenges and writing difficulties. The software is designed on a bimodal approach - simultaneously highlighting the text as it is spoken - WYNN transforms printed text into understandable information that benefits readers of all ages. WYNN's four color-coded, rotating toolbars create a unique differentiator for this software solution. The simple point-and-click interface is extremely easy to use. The toolbars empha
Low vision projection system allows inspection of images which can be magnified up to 720X. Video camera is used with closed circuit television or CCD camera and monitor. Working distances range from 37mm to 177mm. Magnification from 23X to 36X at camera; 4.6X to 720X on a 9 inch monitor. Various lenses and adapters available.