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Communication Tools (Building Blocks)
Children and adults with special needs sometimes have difficulties with expressing and communicating their thoughts through speech, reading, and writing. However, with such great tools like the WhisperPhone Select and the Tiny Talker, people with communication problems now have simple solutions to help strengthen these motor skills.

Communication Tools (Building Blocks)

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The Tiny Talker

Daily Living

$16.95
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The Tiny Talker

$16.95

The Tiny Talker is a 12 button communication device that helps children with communicative disabilites learn to use an augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) device in a more natural way. Simply press one of the buttons to allow the Tiny Talker to speak for you or a loved one! Some of the sounds include: I'm sorry, Television, More Ple...


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WhisperPhone Solo

Education

From $9.99
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WhisperPhone Solo

$9.99

By using WhisperPhone®, you can help your clients improve articulation and sensory development without invasive changes to your teaching process. WhisperPhone is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables learners to focus and hear the sounds that make up words ten times* more clearly as they learn by processing language aloud....


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Recordable Answer Buzzers, Set Of 4 by Learning Resources Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Recordable Answer Buzzers, Set Of 4 by Learning Resources

$24.99

Learning Resources Recordable Answer Buzzers add POP to your next lesson, quiz or therapy lesson, not to mention playtime at home. The Answer Buzzers include four recordable buzzers in four vibrant different colors.  Record a silly message, words, sounds, or music. Just tap, record, tap, and listen! Once you press the button, the recorded sound ...


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Prop-it Speech Therapist's Tool Kit Patterson Medical specialneedsessentials

Prop-it Speech Therapist's Tool Kit

$44.00

Travel-size pack (9-1/2" x 12" x 1") contains a collapsible stand that supports mirror, magnet board, assessment manuals, large cards and papers. 7-3/4" x 10-3/4" free-standing, non-breakable mirror has a magnet on the back to attach to steel surfaces. Magnet board has a dry-erase writing surface, and kit also includes black dry erase marker and...


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The Pencil Grip - Original

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The Pencil Grip - Original

$1.79

The Pencil Grip - Single Count - Benefits Adults & Children, Righties & Lefties - #1 Grip recommended by therapists to help kids write - Arthritis Foundation recommended as "easy" and "comfortable" - Fits on pencils, pens, crayons & many drawing and writing tools The #1 grip recommended by doctors, teachers, and occupational therapi...


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WhisperPhone Element XL

Education

$6.99
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WhisperPhone Element XL

$6.99

This handheld WhisperPhone XL is ideal for helping learners develop their reading and spelling abilities and for developing new language skills. Perfect for the tactilely sensitive who prefer to hold their WhisperPhone vs. wearing our Solo headset.A great size for older learners and readers, this WhiperPhone XL is a great tool for therapy and le...


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Ready, Set, Touch & Feel Cards - ABC Alex specialneedsessentials

Ready, Set, Touch & Feel Cards - ABC

$17.99

Touch, feel and learn! These double-sided flash cards introduce young children to reading while having fun! Each card has two-sides of letters and an illustration for each letter in bright, fun colors. The wide, sturdy cards are easy for little hands to hold. Children can see as well as touch and feel for developing tactile sense. Feel the soft ...


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Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs

Early Development

$8.99
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Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs

$8.99

Learn while chewing with Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs! Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs are great for children who chew on pencils, shirts and more. Combining multiple sensroy stimulating and food simulating textures, the Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs is an excellent fidget and chew. The A is smooth while the Z is textured. Made of FDA approved ma...


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Original PenAgain (3 pack)

Daily Living

$8.99
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Original PenAgain (3 pack)

$8.99

The Original PenAgain is a ballpoint pen designed with an ergonomic wishbone-shaped body with a finger cradle that allows for a more comfortable grip. The tripod design encourages a proper writing position while eliminating writer's cramp. The PenAgain is designed for both right and left-handed individuals, and it can be used by all ages.  Stude...


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Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers (set of 12) Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers (set of 12)

$1.50

Use with various manipulatives, the Jumbo Tweezers act as a learning tool to strengthen hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills like grip, color identification and so much more. The design of the Learning Resources Tweezers features ergonomic depressions to guide a proper grip and build hand strength.  The early developmental tool can be used i...


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TalkTools® Straw Kit TalkTools specialneedsessentials
TalkTools® Straw Kit

Therapy

$28.50
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TalkTools® Straw Kit

$28.50

The TalkTools® Straw Kit is an excellent supplement to traditional therapy techniques, and the best activity available to promote tongue retraction, grading, and controlled tongue movements. The Straw hierarchy promotes jaw-lip-tongue dissociation through twelve stages of development. This activity, like the Horn Hierarchy, is fun for clients an...


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TalkTools® Horn Kit TalkTools specialneedsessentials
TalkTools® Horn Kit

Therapy

$32.50
TalkTools® Horn Kit TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Horn Kit

$32.50

The TalkTools® Horn Kit is a motivational therapy tool serving as a beneficial adjunct to traditional therapy techniques in Oral Placement Therapy. The Horn Kit is designed to normalize oral musculature, correct articulation errors, improve abdominal grading and speech clarity, and also serves as a prerequisite for working on oral-nasal contrast...


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Ergo Stylus w/ Original Grip The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials
Ergo Stylus w/ Original Grip The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

Ergo Stylus w/ Original Grip

$12.99

- Works on ALL Touchscreens - Great for Kids & Adults - The ONLY Stylus with the #1 Ergonomic Writing Aid - Ideal for Drawing and Handwriting Apps - Writes as Easily as a Pen! The Ergo Stylus improves the touchscreen experience with the #1 ergonomic grip recommended by doctors, teachers and occupational therapists. The stylus works on all to...


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The Crossover Grip

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The Crossover Grip

$1.79

The Crossover Grip  The Crossover Grip uses a revolutionary applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. It uses the same great design as The Pencil Grip but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other.


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The Pencil Grip - Metallic

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The Pencil Grip - Metallic

$1.79

The Pencil Grip - Metallic (Single Grip) The Pencil Grip is a revolutionary applied technology that works with the bodyメs natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. Allowing over a 90% surface contact with its soft comfortable gripping surface, The Pencil Grip sets the industry standard in ergonomics.


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The Pencil Grip - Neon

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The Pencil Grip - Neon

$1.79

The Pencil Grip - Neon (Single Count) The Pencil Grip is a revolutionary applied technology that works with the body's natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. Allowing over a 90% surface contact with its soft comfortable gripping surface, The Pencil Grip sets the industry standard in ergonomics.


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Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater The Experiment specialneedsessentials

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater

$15.95

Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Parent’s Handbook: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating by Melanie Potock and Nimali Fernando Pediatrician Nimali Fernando and feeding therapist Melanie Potock show parents a way to have happy and nutritious mealtimes. With strategies taken from across the globe, they he...


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TalkTools Puppet Pack

Therapy

$17.00
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TalkTools Puppet Pack

$17.00

TalkTools Puppet Pack is a therapy tool used to promote correct oral placement, hand-eye coordination, strengthen fine motor skills, and teach concepts like direction and cause/effect.  An excellent motivator during therapy sessions, the adorable terry cloth puppets are sold in assorted 5 packs.Each pack includes five animal puppets such as a ca...


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Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™ Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™

$21.99

Smart Snacks® Counting Cookies™ will help your child recognize, count and compare numbers while developing fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination. The Counting Cookies include 11 designed cookies with numbers 0-10 on the bottom and the corresponding numbers of the counting chips on the top. Sensory Seekers will love pretending to eat textur...


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Smart Snacks Alpha Pops

Education

$21.99
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Smart Snacks Alpha Pops

$21.99

Smart Snacks® Alpha Pops™ Pop together these frozen treats to match uppercase and lowercase letters. Double-sided to include all 26 letters. Self-checking by color. Also great for fine motor skills and imaginative play! Each Alpha Pop measures 4?L x 1¼”W. Toddlers+ | Ages 2+


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Learning Resources® Lights & Sounds Buzzers Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Learning Resources® Lights & Sounds Buzzers

$19.99

The Light & Sound Buzzers provide a great way to increase student participation in the classroom while making learning and lessons more fun. Boost student response time during any class activity or lesson plan! The set of four electronic buzzers adds an element of excitement to classrooms and homes everywhere. The buzzers are 3.5 inches roun...


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Ready, Set, 123 Touch & Feel Cards Alex specialneedsessentials

Ready, Set, 123 Touch & Feel Cards

$17.99

Alex toys' Ready, Set, 123 Flash Cards are counting flash cards that promote tactile learning and the basic concept of counting. The multi-sensory double-sided flash cards help provide an introduction to early reading and counting skills.  Each card has two-sides of letters and an illustration for each letter in fun colors. One of each side has ...


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Tongue LifteR

Therapy

From $9.99
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Tongue LifteR

$9.99

The Tongue LifteR is a therapy tool designed to help an individual make a proper "R" sound. A contoured cradle that fully lifts and supports the tongue, the Tongue LifteR has an angled handle for optimal lift and control making it one of the best therapy tools based on design and size. Loved by therapists across the country, the Tongue LifteR he...


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WhisperPhone Duet Deluxe

Education

$19.99
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WhisperPhone Duet Deluxe

$19.99

WhisperPhone Duet is an acoustical telephone that enhances student-to-student and teacher-to-student reading activities. Duet keeps classrooms quieter by creating an acoustically-clear connection between two readers. Duet also helps develop reading skills and encourages expressive reading teachers want. Kids will love Duet for the fun and adven...


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WhisperPhone Solo XL

Education

$10.99
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WhisperPhone Solo XL

$10.99

By using WhisperPhone®, you can help your clients improve articulation and sensory development without invasive changes to your teaching process. WhisperPhone is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback headset that enables learners to focus and hear the sounds that make up words ten times* more clearly as they learn by processing language aloud....


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WhisperPhone Select

Education

$85.99
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WhisperPhone Select

$85.99

WhisperPhone Select™ is designed to help manage guided reading. This team-based, direct-to-ear product helps students hear themselves very clearly while reading and allows the teacher to monitor reading performance and assist with word decoding one student at a time. Turn the dial to provide easy and discrete communication between teacher and st...


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WhisperPhone Element

Education

From $5.99
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WhisperPhone Element

$5.99

This handheld WhisperPhone is ideal for helping young learners develop their reading and spelling abilities and for developing new language skills. Perfect for early learners and the tactilely sensitive who prefer to hold their WhisperPhone vs. wearing our Solo headset.  


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Jaw Exercisers

Therapy

$33.50
Jaw Exercisers TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Jaw Exercisers

$33.50

Once clients have completed all grades of the Bite Blocks, they are ready to move on to the Jaw Exercisers. Each kit contains two firm, reusable Jaw Exercisers to address jaw stability, facilitate symmetrical jaw strength, and work on jaw grading through movement to ensure standard speech sound development. These tools are appropriate for those ...


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Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That! TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Nobody Ever Told Me (or my Mother) That!

$24.95

This fascinating new book fills a missing void in the child-rearing world. It explains everything from the basics of nursing, to SIDS, to facial massage, and finishes with the secrets to good speech development and keys to enhancing your child's best natural appearance. Written by a speech-language pathologist with more than 30 years of experien...


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Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks (Purple) TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks (Purple)

$29.95

The TalkTools Sensory Friendly Bite Blocks promote symmetrical jaw strength, stability, and grading for clients with weak jaw musculature evidenced during speech sound production or feeding (i.e. reduced mobility, sliding, or jutting). The Purple Bite Blocks are speech therapy tools particularly adapted for clients who prefer biting into a softe...


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Jaw Grading Bite Blocks (Red) TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Jaw Grading Bite Blocks (Red)

$29.95

The Jaw Grading Bite Blocks promote symmetrical jaw strength, jaw stability, and jaw grading with weak jaw musculature evidenced during speech sound production or feeding. The TalkTools Bite Blocks can also be used to teach jaw position and muscle memory for standard speech sound production. Like many OPT tools, the Jaw Grading Bite Blocks are e...


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Tongue Tip Lateralization & Elevation Tools TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Tongue Tip Lateralization & Elevation Tools

$26.00

The Tongue Tip Lateralization & Elevation Tools helps establish jaw stability to facilitate independent movement of the tongue tip for lateralization across midline and for elevation and depression of the tongue tip. The Tongue Tip Tool teaches tongue tip lateralization, elevation and depression for improved feeding skills and speech clarity...


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The Heavyweight Pencil

Motor

$25.99
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The Heavyweight Pencil

$25.99

Developed by doctors - Great for Adults & Children, Righties & Lefties - Improves legibility, prevents writers cramp, builds strength, and decreases hand tremors - The Arthritis Foundation recommends the unique ergonomic grip - 2.0 mm lead, Includes 6 Refills


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The Heavyweight Pen

Motor

$25.99
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The Heavyweight Pen

$25.99

The Heavyweight Pen is a weighted black pen with black ink developed by doctors. The HeavyWeight Pen is a therapeutic product designed to help manage and overcome hand health issues. Great for all ages and lefties or righties, the heavyweight pen helps to improve legibility, prevents writers cramp, builds strength, and decreases hand tremor.   T...


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The Writing Claw (6 Pack) The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

The Writing Claw (6 Pack)

$12.99

The Writing CLAW is a fun, affordable and effective way to teach young children how to hold their pencil correctly while improving handwriting and increasing fine motor function.  All children and adults, including those with Autism, ADHD, developmental disabilities, learning disabilities and general fine motor delay can all benefit from using t...


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The Pencil Grip, Jumbo - 6 pack The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

The Pencil Grip, Jumbo - 6 pack

$18.99

The JUMBO Grip (Single Count) - The unique shape of The Pencil Grip in a larger size for additional support  The JUMBO Grip uses the same revolutionary shape and is 40% larger than The Pencil Grip, the #1 grip recommended by doctors, teachers, and occupational therapists for children and adults. The larger size of The JUMBO Grip makes it the onl...


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The Crossover Grip - Metallic The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

The Crossover Grip - Metallic

$1.79

The Crossover Grip - Metallic The Crossover Grip uses a revolutionary applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. It uses the same great design as The Pencil Grip but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other.  


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The Crossover Grip - Neon

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The Crossover Grip - Neon The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

The Crossover Grip - Neon

$1.79

The Crossover Grip uses a revolutionary applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. It uses the same great design as The Pencil Grip but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other.  


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The Pencil Grip - Glitter

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The Pencil Grip - Glitter

$1.79

The Pencil Grip - Glitter (Single Count) The Pencil Grip is a revolutionary applied technology that works with the bodyメs natural physiology to gently place fingers in the proper position for gripping. Allowing over a 90% surface contact with its soft comfortable gripping surface, The Pencil Grip sets the industry standard in ergonomics.


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Toobaloo Kit - Auditory Feedback Phone Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

Toobaloo Kit - Auditory Feedback Phone

$8.99

Ease reading, speech, comprehension and pronunciation challenges with the Toobaloo Kit. Created by a teacher, the Toobaloo is an educational tool designed to help children learn to read, increase fluency and comprehension and meet special needs such as autism, APD, stuttering and dyslexia. By speaking into the Toobaloo, children hear themselve...


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Toobaloo Headset

Education

$3.99
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Toobaloo Headset

$3.99

Transform any Toobaloo into a hands-free educational tool for even more learning inspired by fun! With their hands available kids can easily read, play and sing all while getting the auditory feedback they need to increase fluency and improve pronunciation. *Toobaloo sold separately


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Toobaloo

Education

$5.95
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Toobaloo

$5.95

Ease reading, speech, comprehension and pronunciation challenges with the Toobaloo. Created by a teacher, the Toobaloo is an educational tool designed to provide auditory feedback which helps children learn to read, increase fluency and comprehension and meet special needs such as autism, APD, stuttering and dyslexia. By speaking into the Tooba...


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Super Jumbo Crayons (set of 12) Alex Toys specialneedsessentials

Super Jumbo Crayons (set of 12)

$7.99

The Super Jumbo Crayons by Alex are a set of 12 super-sized wax crayons providing long lasting fun while acting as an early developmental tool. The crayons were designed to give children the opportunity to express their inner artist while developing fine motor skills and imagination. The Jumbo size of the crayons allow for little hands to proper...


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Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game Therapy Game HQ specialneedsessentials

Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game

$19.95

The Mad Dragon Anger-Control Card Game is a fast-paced therapeutic card game for ages 6-12. The Mad Dragon card game helps children: control their anger in the moment, practice effective anger management techniques, understand what anger feels and looks like, avoid anger-provoking situations, express and understand their feelings and so much mor...


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Color Dots- Marker Rounds-9 inch (Set of 6) American Educational Products specialneedsessentials

Color Dots- Marker Rounds-9 inch (Set of 6)

$12.50

These high visibility Color Dots or spot markers are great for a wide variety of activities and uses in the classroom and beyond. They help to make sure your students know where to sit in class, or use them as targets and bases for gross motor skill developing activities. There are 6 fun, bright colors included in each set. The marker rounds mak...


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Tangle Relax Therapy

Motor

$6.50
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Tangle Relax Therapy

$6.50

 The Tangle Relax Therapy is slightly different than the Tangle Therapy. It is much smaller but just as effective! Much like the tangle therapy, it can be squeezed, squished, twisted and much more.  The Tangle Relax therapy is a great tool for rehabilitation of injured muscles or bones in your hand or wrist. Its softer texture makes it much ea...


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Speech Therapy Kit (Includes 4 Therapy Tools) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials
Speech Therapy Kit (Includes 4 Therapy Tools) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Speech Therapy Kit (Includes 4 Therapy Tools)

$34.99

The Speech Therapy Kit ( Includes 4 Tools) helps to strengthen oral motor and speech skills for children and adults. The Speech Therapy Kit includes: 1 x Kazoo 12 pack,1 x Toobaloo Green 3 pack,1 x  Pustefix Bubble Bear and 1 x the Toobaloo Head Set. The kit is ideal for individuals trying to find their "voice" or who have speech delays or other...


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Emily's Sister by Michele Gianetti Michele Gianette specialneedsessentials

Emily's Sister by Michele Gianetti

$10.99

Emily's Sister is the newest book by Michele Gianetti, a special needs Mom. Written from a child's perspective, this book serves as a learning tool in understanding and educating others on Dyspraxia and Sensory Processing Disorder while encouraging young people to ask questions.  The book is written from the perspective of Emily, the older siste...


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