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Daily Living Aids
The DenTrust Toothbrush, the Throat Scope and the Uribag are just a few of the many daily living aids we carry at Special Needs Essentials. Need help washing your hair? Try out the Comfort Cape. Have a constant chewer in your life? Gift him or her with a cute Chewigem Pendant Necklace!

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Gymnic Aku Ball

Sensory

$25.99
Gymnic Aku Ball Gymnic specialneedsessentials

Gymnic Aku Ball

$25.99

The Gymnic Aku Ball is an inflatable ball that is great for sensory play, hand therapy, reflex development, relaxation, and massages. With a bumpy surface that helps to stimulate the senses, the Aku ball is a therapy tool offering several different usages. The small size of the Aku Ball makes the therapy tool portable and lightweight, easily fit...


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Disc 'o' Sit Cushion

Daily Living

$45.99
Disc 'o' Sit Cushion Gymnic specialneedsessentials

Disc 'o' Sit Cushion

$45.99

Disc 'o' Sit Air Cushion is an inflatable dynamic cushion, mimicking both the movement and shape of the Gymnic exercise balls in any seat. It can also be used on the floor for balance training and strengthening of the lower extremities. The more inflated, the more movement. Inflatable by mouth.


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Weighted Blanket

Sensory

From $129.99
Weighted Blanket Covered in Comfort specialneedsessentials

Weighted Blanket

$129.99

Our weighted blankets are made with non-toxic, washable plastic pellets. The pellets are evenly distributed in a quilted pattern so as to prevent weight shifting. Blankets come in small (30 by 42"), medium (36 by 54"), & large (42 by 60"). For extra comfort these blankets may be warmed in your dryer or cooled in your freezer.


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Turtle Shaped Weighted Blanket Covered in Comfort specialneedsessentials

Turtle Shaped Weighted Blanket

$144.00

Covered in Comfort's Turtle Shaped Weighted Blanket is a therapy tool providing pressure and sensory input for individuals with Autism or other special needs. The Weighted Turtle Blanket provides proprioceptive input to the brain which releases a hormone called serotonin. Thus, the weighted blanket provides a calming effect for the individual. W...


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Weighted Snake Wrap

Sensory

From $49.99
Weighted Snake Wrap Covered in Comfort specialneedsessentials

Weighted Snake Wrap

$49.99

Like a hand on your shoulder, our fun and functional snake wrap provides the wearer a little extra pressure on the body that can improve attention as well as provide a calming sensation. You can drape the snake over legs or the shoulders depending on preference.  The weighted snake wrap is not just a weighted blanket. There are pockets on either...


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Lap Pads

Sensory

From $55.99
Lap Pads Covered in Comfort specialneedsessentials

Lap Pads

$55.99

Weighted lap pads are often incorporated into learning environments in which students need sensory feedback. Weighted lap pads may help diffuse tension, decrease restlessness and assist with focus. Our plastic pellet filled lap pads can also be used as a warming/cooling pad when warmed in the dryer or cooled in the freezer. Solid color and simpl...


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Silipos Digital Cap

Daily Living

$8.99
Silipos Digital Cap Maddak specialneedsessentials

Silipos Digital Cap

$8.99

Helps protect fingers and toes against pain caused by corns, blisters and ingrown nails       Can be used to help treat nail, skin and cuticle problems due to dryness       Fully lined with triblock polymer gel infused with mineral oil for all-around digital protection     Soft, comfortable, stretchable fabric cap fully lined with gel continuous...


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Skidtrol Scooper Dish with Non-Skid Base Maddak specialneedsessentials

Skidtrol Scooper Dish with Non-Skid Base

$7.99

Combination plate/bowl has a contoured lip that can be used to push food onto cutlery. Designed for people with limited muscle control or the use of only one hand. Measures 6 x 7 1/2  (15.2 x 19.1 cm) x 1 3/4  (4.4 cm) deep on the high side. Not recommended for microwave and dishwasher. 


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Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base

Daily Living

From $5.99
Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base Maddak specialneedsessentials

Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base

$7.99

The Scooper Plate with Suction Cup Base is a daily feeding aid designed to reduce spills and promote independent feeding. The high rim and reverse curve on one side of the Scooper Plate helps in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling. The bottom of the dish has a rubber suction base to prevent skidding.  For individuals with Alzheimer's o...


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Scooper Bowl with Suction Base

Daily Living

From $8.99
Scooper Bowl with Suction Base Maddak specialneedsessentials

Scooper Bowl with Suction Base

$8.99

The Scooper Bowl with Suction Cup Base is an adaptive eating aid designed to keep the bowl in place while preventing spills. The high rim and curved design of the Scooper Bowl allows the individual to scoop food onto a utensil without spilling. The bottom of the dish has a rubber suction base to prevent skidding. For those with limited mobility,...


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Redware Tableware Basic

Daily Living

$35.99
Redware Tableware Basic Maddak specialneedsessentials

Redware Tableware Basic

$35.99

Why red?      Almost 40% of Alzheimer's patients experience significant weight loss. A study out of Boston University suggests that the weight loss is due in part to the loss of the ability to distinguish contrast between colors.     People with Alzheimer's are not able to distinguish light colored food and drink on or in typically light colored...


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Universal Built-Up Handle (Pack of 4) Maddak specialneedsessentials

Universal Built-Up Handle (Pack of 4)

$19.99

The multi-purpose universal built-up handle (pack of 4) is a daily living tool used for self-feeding, writing, shaving and other daily living activities. The handles provide a larger gripping surface on objects to achieve tasks throughout one's day.  The universal handles make it easier for people with arthritis or limited grasping ability to se...


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Redware Tableware - Deluxe Maddak specialneedsessentials
Redware Tableware - Deluxe

Daily Living

$45.99 $49.99
Redware Tableware - Deluxe Maddak specialneedsessentials

Redware Tableware - Deluxe

$45.99

Why red?       Almost 40% of Alzheimer's patients experience significant weight loss. A study out of Boston University suggests that the weight loss is due in part to the loss of the ability to distinguish contrast between colors.    People with Alzheimer's are not able to distinguish light colored food and drink on or in typically light colored...


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Redware Inner Lip Plate

Daily Living

$7.99
Redware Inner Lip Plate Maddak specialneedsessentials

Redware Inner Lip Plate

$7.99

The Inner Lip Plate (by Maddak) is an adaptive eating aid designed to keep food from sliding off the plate. The raised rim around the entire plate reduces spills and allows for an individual to independently push food onto the eating utensil.  The Inner-Lip Plate is specifically designed for individuals with Alzheimer's as the red color helps to...


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Partitioned Scoop Dish with Lid

Daily Living

$9.99
Partitioned Scoop Dish with Lid Maddak specialneedsessentials

Partitioned Scoop Dish with Lid

$9.99

The Maddak Partitioned Scoop Dish with Lid has three partitions and a bright, red color to help create a more enjoyable dining experience for individuals with limited mobility. The Partitioned Scoop Dish helps to increase independent eating while strengthening fine motor skills like hand strength and hand-eye coordination. The design of the part...


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No-Tip Weighted Base Cup

Daily Living

$9.99
No-Tip Weighted Base Cup Maddak specialneedsessentials

No-Tip Weighted Base Cup

$9.99

Two-handled cup with weighted base and rounded corners is ideal for pediatric use.     It is self-righting even when released from a lying position. It comes with a clear plastic, dish-shaped lid with two holes to let fluid flow into the dish for drinking. Another lid has a molded plastic mouthpiece.     Top shelf dishwasher safe. Has 6 1/2&...


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Light Switch Lever Extender

Daily Living

$9.99
Light Switch Lever Extender Maddak specialneedsessentials

Light Switch Lever Extender

$9.99

The Light Switch Lever Extender by Maddak puts wall switches within easy reach of wheelchair users, those with limited reach, and children. Simply install the Light Lever Extenders over any toggle switch to extend the light switch into a longer handle.   The Light Switch Lever Extenser provides a 12" extension to any standard toggle switch. The ...


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The Scooper Plate

Daily Living

$5.99
The Scooper Plate Maddak specialneedsessentials

The Scooper Plate

$5.99

The Ableware Scooper Plate is an adaptive plate designed to promote independent feeding. The flat bottom and high rim with a reverse curve on one side help in scooping food onto a utensil without spilling over the side. The curve of the Scooper Plate allows food to naturally roll onto a spoon or fork.  The blue color of the Ableware Scooper Plat...


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Press-On One-Handed Nail Clipper

Daily Living

$33.99
Press-On  One-Handed Nail Clipper Maddak specialneedsessentials

Press-On One-Handed Nail Clipper

$33.99

For one handed use and people who find small implements difficult to manipulate       Nail clipper easily clips nails with just a gentle press of the hand. It features an extra-wide and extra-long base that provides stability and leverage, while it's rubber feet hold it in place. 


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Heel Guide Compression Stocking Aid Maddak specialneedsessentials

Heel Guide Compression Stocking Aid

$41.99

The Maddak Heel Guide™ Compression Stocking Aid makes putting on compression stockings or socks easier. The design of the Maddak Stocking Aid has a unique indented channel on the inside of the center cone actin as a heel guide and keeps the foot in perfect position while effortlessly pulling on the compression hose. The extra wide cone is ideal ...


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Elevated Toilet Seat, Basic Open Front Maddak specialneedsessentials

Elevated Toilet Seat, Basic Open Front

$19.99

 As solid and comfortable as a regular toilet seat, just higher!           Open front allows for easy access for hygienic purposes       Durable plastic; won't chip or rust and will last for years       Elevates seat by 3  (7.62 cm)       Easy to install; no tools required       350 lb. (159 kg) capacity       For standard or elongated toilets   


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Foam Tubing (Adaptive Built Up Handles) Maddak specialneedsessentials

Foam Tubing (Adaptive Built Up Handles)

$14.99

The Maddak Closed-Cell Foam Tubing is an adaptive tool to build up utensil handles and other daily living aids like razors and toothbrushes. The Maddak Foam Tubing has a soft squishy texture to help improve grip. The foam tubing helps give greater control and strength for gripping ability and is ideal for individuals with Arthritis, Tremors or w...


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Easy Shampoo Basin ( Inflatable Shampoo Sink) Maddak specialneedsessentials

Easy Shampoo Basin ( Inflatable Shampoo Sink)

$26.99

The Easy Shampoo Basin by Maddak is an inflatable, portable sink specifically created for patients confined to the bed or who have trouble moving upper body. The EZ Shampoo Basin is designed to comfortably support and cushion the head, neck and shoulders during the shampooing process. The unique high double-tube design of the Shampoo Basin preve...


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Time Timer (available in 5 different sizes) Time Timer specialneedsessentials

Time Timer (available in 5 different sizes)

$27.95

The Time Timer is a visual 60 minutes timer in a lightweight, accessible size and is available in 3", 8", 12", Plus (5.5" x 7") and even a Time Timer Wooden Puzzle. Perfect for a variety of uses, at home, in the classroom, or in the office, the Time Timer will allow individuals or groups to focus on the task at hand without worrying about "how m...


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Tangle Original Textured Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Original Textured

$20.99

Tangle Original Textured is a great Tangle tool for tactile fun and sensory needs. One of the best parts about the product is the nice of the product. It is the perfect size for kids of all ages as well as adults. The Tangle original is about the size of a red solo cup. The Tangle original is a little larger than most of the other tangles makin...


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Tangle Jr. Texture - Set of 3 Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr. Texture - Set of 3

$10.99

The Textured Tangle Jr is a fantastic sensory stimulation fidget! With its bumps and grooves it is a fun tactile sensory stimulation toy. For use in the classroom, therapy sessions, or just everyday, the Textured Tangle Jr is a great fidget for fingers that just have to play with something! Textured Tangle Jr is a great gift that allows for hour...


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Tangle Jr Hairy

Motor

$7.99
Tangle Jr Hairy Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Hairy

$7.99

Twisty, turn-y, squiggly, and squirmy, this Tangle is not only fun, but a great sensory manipulative. Addictively fun, once you pick one up, you will find it extremely hard to put down. Perfect for the classroom sensory box. Colors may vary. The Tangle Jr. Hairy is a great tool for reducing anxiety and relieving stress. The Tangle Jr. Hairy can...


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Tangle Jr Classic set of 3 Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Classic set of 3

$9.00

  The Tangle Jr Classic is the original Tangle toy. The Tangle Jr. is a great tool in the classroom for kids with apparent attention problems. The Tangle Jr provides children with the ability to keep their hands busy while also staying focused. A very popular tool for an overwhelmed teacher!   Comes in a set of three tangles involving 18 interco...


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Tangle Jr Classic

Motor

$3.50
Tangle Jr Classic Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Classic

$3.50

The Tangle Jr Classic is the original Tangle toy. The Tangle Jr. is a great tool in the classroom for kids with apparent attention problems. The Tangle Jr provides children with the ability to keep their hands busy while also staying focused. A very popular tool for an overwhelmed teacher!   Tangles are a great manipulative toy because it stimu...


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Bilibo Mini's 6 Pack Bilibo specialneedsessentials
Bilibo Mini's 6 Pack

Play

$18.95
Bilibo Mini's 6 Pack Bilibo specialneedsessentials

Bilibo Mini's 6 Pack

$18.95

Just like their big sibling, the colorful Mini Bilibos are durable and wonderfully versatile play objects that will accompany kids from their first year onward. The Minis can be stacked and nested, they act as floating ducks, sand shovels, candy bowls, spinning tops, racing cars or scoops for snowballs... The only limit is your imagination.   Si...


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earBanZ - Kids Headphones for Hearing Protection BabyBanz specialneedsessentials

earBanZ - Kids Headphones for Hearing Protection

$16.99

The Baby earBanz are noise cancelling headphones that provide hearing protection for young children and individuals with sensitive hearing. The earBanz protect the most sensitive ears, dulling loud harmful noise, while still letting other ambient noises be heard. They are a great tool for helping to deal with sensory processing disorders, as wel...


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earBanZ - Infant Hearing Protection BabyBanz specialneedsessentials

earBanZ - Infant Hearing Protection

$15.99

Baby earBanz (noise cancelling headphones) are the perfect solution to provide hearing protection for infants or children with sensitive hearing. The Baby earBanz protect the most sensitive ears, dulling loud harmful noise, while still letting other ambient noises be heard. They are a great tool for helping to deal with sensory processing disord...


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Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U

Feeding

From $3.99
Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U Designs 2-U specialneedsessentials

Baby Safe Feeder by Designs 2-U

$4.99

The Designs 2-U Baby Safe Feeder™ allows you to feed your little one fresh foods of your choice without the added sugars, salts, spices or preservatives. When a baby has a few teeth, food can easily get lodged in the baby’s throat or inhaled into the lungs when learning to chew and self feed. The Baby Safe Feeder™ teaches your baby to chew his f...


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Baby Safe Feeder - 3 Replacement Bags Designs 2-U specialneedsessentials

Baby Safe Feeder - 3 Replacement Bags

$3.99

The Baby Safe Feeder replacement bags are reusable mesh bags that work only with the Baby Safe Feeder 2 + 2 starter kit and the Orginal Baby Safe Feeder (1 pk). The mesh bag allows your little one to get the goodness of the fresh foods while feeling soothing and satisfying during the tough months of teething. Great for busy moms on the go! Not j...


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Mini Easi-Grip Scissors

Learning

From $5.99
Mini Easi-Grip Scissors American Educational Products specialneedsessentials

Mini Easi-Grip Scissors

$5.99

The Mini Easi-Grip Scissors are lightweight self-opening scissors used during early scissor skill development or for individuals with SPD or other special needs. The adaptive scissors are 2/3 the size of the standard version and require less hand strength than regular scissors. The small size and wide contoured handles of the loop scissors allow...


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