Make connections for young children with special needs in your classroom with research-based products for inclusion and progress monitoring. Our goal is to bring you a great selection of products that are all appropriate for early intervention.
3 years & up. Polyblox Totems™ are the new classic ABC blocks. This high-quality collection of wooden, engraved spelling totems represent uppercase and lowercase letters, American Sign Language, braille, and geometric shapes, along with correlating numbers and pictures to provide sequencing reference and reading context. Available in a Starter Set and a Classroom Set.
Grades K & up. Transform reading practice into a multi-sensory learning experience. All children will benefit from beginner readers, to children with speech disorders. Increase the opportunity of maximum reading comprehension by involving three senses: sight, sound, and touch. Hold like a telephone and hear the sound amplified through the earpiece. Perfect for every child in your classroom! Colors may vary.
Grade K & up. The WhisperPhone® Solo is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables learners to focus and hear themselves ten times more clearly as they learn by processing language aloud. Provide your students with this valuable reinforcement. This unit is fund certified for Title 1 and Reading First, dishwasher safe, reversible for either ear and battery free. Set of 6.
3 years & up. Economical set of kids' favorite animals and shapes. Practice coordination while threading tipped laces. No needles needed. Set includes 16 laces and 16 shapes (approximately 6 inches). Made of heavy duty chipboard.
3 - 6 years. Practice coordination while threading tipped laces- no needles needed- in and out of the holes that edge these wipe- clean charmers. Includes 9 tipped 36" laces and 9 colorful shapes (4"- 5" L) made from heavy-duty chipboard.
3 years & up. Each sand has a unique quality that children will find fascinating. the river bed and garnet sands have clean grains with a crunchy texture, while objects sink in quick sand when water is added. The knot sand has a rough texture but is extremely lightweight.
Professional grade medium texture therapy putty for hand and finger rehab and exercise, and for stress reduction. Odorless, non-flammable and will not stick to hands. With endless ways to be molded or shaped, offers a wider range of possibilities versus squeeze balls. Coral-colored putty comes in an air tight, resealable plastic container. 4 ounces.
This lightweight, laminated Token Board is ideal for helping students stay on task and for rewarding good behavior. Once the student receives 1 to 5 stars, they receive a reward: a favorite activity, a toy or something good to eat. There is a 2" box at the end of the row so that the instructor can place an image of the reward. The token board comes with 8 reusable reward stars. Measures 5" X 9".
Chewy Tubes offer a safe, non-toxic surface for developing biting and chewing skills. They are latex-free and lead-free and do not contain PVC or phthalates. Therapists may select Chewy Tubes for use in treatment of individuals who are developing initial oral motor skills or rehabilitating the jaw after surgery. Youngsters seeking additional proprioceptive input into the jaw may also like biting on Chewy Tubes. Children with autism require professional supervision when using Chewy Tubes. They are… More »
This schKIDules™ Magnet Board is magnetically receptive on both sides and has two holes at the top, making it easy to hang. It is lightweight, has no sharp corners, and portable. Measures 14"x 12". Use with schKIDules™ magnets (item #28894).
This schKIDules™ Magnet Set includes 20 magnets featuring children's daily tasks. Magnets included are: Breakfast, Centers, Circle Time, Free Play, Jacket, Library, Lunch, Music, Nap, Outside Play, Pick Up Toys, Playground, Potty, Restroom, School, Snack, Therapy, Wash Hands, and 2 blank magnets. Use with schKIDules™ Magnet Board (item 28893).
2 years & up. This 26 piece Braille alphabet set features double sided pieces. One side upper case, another one lower case. Each has Braille symbol that represents each letter in the alphabet. Made from sustainable rubber wood.
Use this pack of self-assessment bands to help children communicate their understanding of a topic or feelings directly, visually, and confidentially to the teacher. Made out of dual layered silicone, with debossed lettering on both sides. Measures 7" x 1/2".
PreK & up. This ergonomic pencil grip was designed and tested by an occupational therapist. Finger guards hold figures in a mature tripod grasp and activate proper muscles to strengthen hand while writing. Results in increased endurance and precision. Latex free.
This tactile plastic learning frame has high-relief Braille markings of alphabet letters and numbers. An ideal way for blind and sighted students alike to learn Braille. Frame shows the alphabet and numbers 0 - 9. Measures 9 3/4" x 4 1/4". Colors may vary.
Developed by two financial planning experts who also have family members with special needs, this one-of-a-kind book is an absolute must-have as parents and other caregivers plan for the lasting financial security of their families. Transforming the financial planning presentations they've given to families across the country into a thorough, easy-to-read resource, the well-known authors give parents a chronological guide for each stage from birth to adulthood. Parents will get comprehensive advice… More »
2 years & up. This ten piece tile set makes learning numbers in Braille as easy as 1-2-3. Each tile features one side with the numeral and corresponding Braille cells and the other side features impressed leaf illustrations to help children count. Children can trace the indentations on each tile and learn to count with their fingers while counting out loud.
3 years & up. This inflatable wedge seat encourages static anatomical seating while mimicking the dynamic seating motion of a therapy ball. It is great for kids with poor posture and those who have trouble sitting still. In particular, kids with ADHD and/or Sensory Integration Dysfunction will benefit from the Movin' Sit Jr. 10"W x 10"L.
The prevalence of ASD is growing tremendously in early childhood classrooms. This book showcases the diverse capabilities of students with ASD and prepares early childhood educators to work effectively with students ages 3-5 with pervasive developmental disorders. Descriptive examples and interactive activities guide teachers to understand how these disorders affect student progress and how educators can tap into student potential. Each chapter offers several strategies to address specific academic,… More »