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Essentials
From Wilbarger Brushes to Chewy Tubes, we have the essentials for your special one. Drinking aids like the Kennedy Spillproof Cup and the TalkTools HoneyBear are staples in many special needs families' lives. Other essentials? The tangle textured, baby safe feeder starter kit, Bilibo and the list goes on...

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DenTrust Toothbrush DenTrust specialneedsessentials
DenTrust Toothbrush

Daily Living

$7.99
DenTrust Toothbrush DenTrust specialneedsessentials

DenTrust Toothbrush

$7.99

Product Features: Independent Support Arms apply just the right amount of pressure to effectively clean the teeth and protect the gums. Expansion Pleats allow DenTrust to automatically adjust to varying tooth widths. Ultralon Bristles provide extra protection to gum tissue. Tongue Cleaner helps to remove bacteria from the tongue Brushing Proce...


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Pencil Finger Fidgets Muskgrave Pencil Co specialneedsessentials
Pencil Finger Fidgets

Sensory

From $2.90 $11.59
Pencil Finger Fidgets Muskgrave Pencil Co specialneedsessentials

Pencil Finger Fidgets

$2.90

Pull, slide, or spin with the Pencil Fidget. It includes pencils each with a different fidgets. Each pencil and fidget is uniquely and colorfully designed. Created for students that need to fidget. Every teacher or counselor has kids who: break pencils, chew erasers, destroy writing tools, etc. Each set includes assortments (Nut N Bolt & Win...


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Wilbarger Therapressure Massage Brush Balta Brush specialneedsessentials sensory therapy

Wilbarger Therapressure Massage Brush

$5.99

The Wilbarger brush is a fantastic therapy tool  for special needs individuals and professionals. Easier to use than other sensory brushes, due to its unique oval handle, it has a great ergonomic design that makes it comfortable to hold and use during sensory therapy.According to Patricia Wilbarger, designer of the brush, "the high density of th...


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Chewy Tube Adult

Sensory

$7.95
Chewy Tube Adult Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Tube Adult

$7.95

Chewy Tubes are an innovative oral-motor device designed to provide a resilient, non-food, chewable surface for practicing biting and chewing skills, and as an aid to inhibit teeth grinding. The Navy and Orange Chewy Tubes are designed for use with teen and adult patients.


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Gonge Riverstones Gonge specialneedsessentials
Gonge Riverstones

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$49.99 $55.99
Gonge Riverstones Gonge specialneedsessentials

Gonge Riverstones

$49.99

These Gonge River Stepping Stones allow kids to learn how to have better balance, coordination, and a lot of fun! With their stepping stone inspired design each triangle varies in its steepness and difficulty, allowing for you or your special one to set up a challenging path. See what it takes to jump from stone to stone without touching the fl...


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Rainbow Pom Ball

Sensory

$5.99
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Rainbow Pom Ball

$5.99

Soft, stretchy and colorful, the Rainbow Pom Ball is great for relieving stress for all ages! Just like a Koosh Ball, it's fun to toss into the air, easy to catch, and it's extremely addictive. You can even stretch out the super springy, rubber band like strands. Play with the Rainbow Pom Ball at work, give it to your child to relief his/her own...


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Squigglet

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$5.99
Squigglet Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Squigglet

$5.99

Fling it, shake it, wear it! These soft and squishy 5 inch diameter rings have lots of fun fingers. They can be worn as bracelets or anklets, or just use as a fun play toy. The tactile feel makes them fun and touchable. The Squigglets provide sensory stimulation and tactile input for individuals with ASD or SPD.


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The Kennedy Cup - Spillproof - 7oz. Providence Spillproof specialneedsessentials
The Kennedy Cup - Spillproof - 7oz. Providence Spillproof specialneedsessentials

The Kennedy Cup - Spillproof - 7oz.

$7.50

The Kennedy Cup is a fantastic lightweight spill proof cup that is great for people of all ages! Whether you are learning how to drink, or have trouble keeping a cup upright, the Kennedy Cup will work for you. Usable with both hot and cold liquids, the Kennedy Cup's lid screws on tight and will keep the liquid inside, even if the cup is turned c...


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Chewy Tube Super

Early Development

$7.95
Chewy Tube Super Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Tube Super

$7.95

Chewy Tubes are an innovative oral-motor device designed to provide a resilient, non-food, chewable surface for practicing biting and chewing skills, and as an aid to inhibit teeth grinding. Available in Green and Red/w a knobby texture.


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Theraputty®

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Theraputty® Theraputty® specialneedsessentials

Theraputty®

$4.00

CanDo® Theraputty® hand exercise material is the standard in resistive hand exercise material. Each color-coded putty has a different consistency ranging from xx-soft for strengthening the weakest grasp to extra-firm for developing a stronger grip. Available in convenient easy-to-open plastic containers (2,4 and 6 ounce) for individual patients ...


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earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection

Daily Living

$29.99
earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection BabyBanz specialneedsessentials

earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection

$29.99

BanZ  earBanz are the perfect solution to provide hearing protection for those with sensitive hearing. The  BanZ 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 well as for everyday use. earBanZ,...


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TalkTools® Honey Bear

Daily Living

$7.99
TalkTools® Honey Bear TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Honey Bear

$7.99

The Honey Bear allows you to control the flow of liquid into a child's mouth and encourages children to learn how to straw drink. It can also be used to transition from bottle-feeding to cup drinking. You will appreciate the spill-proof lid. Includes one replacement straw and complete instructions for use.  


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Senseez Original Vibrating Cushion Senseez specialneedsessentials

Senseez Original Vibrating Cushion

$32.99

These colorful, lightweight, fun-shaped portable vibrating cushions offer a gentle sensation when they are squeezed or sat on, relaxing, calming and soothing the body. Senseez eases the senses! Kids that have trouble sitting for meals, stories, car rides, shopping trips, school work, movies, or anything else will be comforted by the vibrations...


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Nuk Massager Brush

Sensory

From $3.49
Nuk Massager Brush

Nuk Massager Brush

$3.49

The Nuk brush is great for teething and sensory development! With its soft rubberized nubbed head, it offers valuable sensory information for a child's mouth. A tool used for helping children getting acquainted with small tastes of different foods, or used in a clinical setting, the Nuk Massager Brush has a multitude of uses. Great for oral sens...


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Tangle Jr Texture

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$3.75
Tangle Jr Texture Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Texture

$3.75

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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Bilibo

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$26.95
Bilibo Bilibo specialneedsessentials

Bilibo

$26.95

The Bilibo is an award winning toy that is fun for kids of all ages. With its multitude of uses, the only limit for the Bilibo is the imagination! Whether used as a beach toy to build castles in the sand, used to wobble around the house, or even as an ersatz helmet, the Bilibo is a fantastic developmental tool that encourages creativity, play, a...


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CamoCup

Daily Living

$25.00
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CamoCup

$25.00

The CamoCup is great for infants children, and adults with sensory motor skill deficiencies. The CamoCup is a fantastic cup to help anyone learn how to drink, with its unique design designed to help make drinking easier. The large opening helps make it easy to see what is inside, the grooves make it easy to grip and the sturdy base helps keep it...


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Chewy Tubes

Early Development

$7.95
Chewy Tubes Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Tubes

$7.95

Chewy Tubes are an innovative oral-motor device designed to provide a resilient, non-food, chewable surface for practicing biting and chewing skills, and as an aid to inhibit teeth grinding. Chewy Tubes are available in three size-specific colors (colors are all FDA approved): red/large, yellow/small, and blue/extra-large as well as a green with...


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The Tiny Talker

Daily Living

$17.00
The Tiny Talker The Tiny Talker specialneedsessentials

The Tiny Talker

$17.00

The Tiny Talker 12 Button is the most affordable speech devise on the market. Your child will have the ability to quickly say one of the 12 prerecorded phrases to help them let you know what the want and need quickly. This unit is so affordable you don't need an insurance provider and you can have one for each of your child's care givers.


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Hooty

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$19.99
Hooty Intelex is the perfect addition to one's sensory diet at specialneedsessentials

Hooty

$19.99

Warmies Hooty and Hooty Friends are the perfect comforting and bedtime companions. With their comforting lavender scent and natural flaxseed, these heatable friends are a great addition to one's sensory diet as a calming therapy tool.  Hooty and Hooty friends are made with the highest standard or materials and can be reheated thousands of times....


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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 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 Relax Therapy Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials
Tangle Relax Therapy

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$6.50
Tangle Relax Therapy Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

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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Wacky Tracks

Sensory

$4.99
Wacky Tracks Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Wacky Tracks

$4.99

Wacky Tracks are the perfect starter hand fidget. Classic design that can be bent, shaped, and moved. Wacky Tracks are a favorite in our house for car rides and pure sensory play.


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Senseez Touchable Vibrating Pillow Senseez specialneedsessentials

Senseez Touchable Vibrating Pillow

$32.99

Senseez Touchables Vibrating Pillows are fun, lightweight, colorful, soft fabric shapes with a gentle vibrating mechanism. The Senseez Touchables Vibrating Pillows offer activated with pressure, whether you hug it, sit on it, or lean against it. The gentle vibration can help... Calm and relax children that need this type of sensory input  Chil...


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TalkTools® Vibrator and Toothettes TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Vibrator and Toothettes

$11.50

An excellent tool for diagnosing sensory-motor deficits, promoting awareness of the oral cavity, and reducing "fixing" It is also valuable for addressing oral sensitivity. Includes 20 Toothettes® and instruction.  


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Chewigem Miller Hearts

Sensory

$19.99
Chewigem Miller Hearts Chewigem specialneedsessentials

Chewigem Miller Hearts

$19.99

With an attractive style and smooth squishy surface, the Chewigem Miller Heart Pendant is a great chew. With various thickness through the pendant, this heart has plenty of room for fingers to handle and squeeze it. With its unique smooth surface and variety of colors and styles to choose from, it's stimulating as a fidget and great to look a...


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Jumbo Tweezers

Education

$12.99
Jumbo Tweezers Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Jumbo Tweezers

$12.99

Jumbo Tweezers Just the right size for little hands! Features ergonomic depressions to guide a proper grip. Perfect tool for early science investigations. Set of 12 tweezers (6 colors: red, blue, green, yellow, orange, and purple) stores in resealable bucket. Includes Activity Guide. Tweezers measure 6″L. Grades K+ | Ages 5+


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Flashing Spiky Ball

Sensory

$3.99
Flashing Spiky Ball Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Flashing Spiky Ball

$3.99

The Flashing Spiky Ball - 2.5 inch is rubbery, squeezable, bouncy, and it lights up! There are so many ways to relieve your stress with this super cool ball. You can squeeze it in your hand and feel the soft spikes, roll it around on your desk, bounce it.


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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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The Crossover Grip

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From $1.79
The Crossover Grip The Pencil Grip specialneedsessentials

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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Time Timer 3"

Education

$29.95
Time Timer 3" Time Timer specialneedsessentials

Time Timer 3"

$29.95

A small sized timer to help visualize time for the Special Ones in your life. Great for home and the classroom. Helping to keep tasks on track and give a visual sense of how much time is left, the 3 inch Time Timer is great for all kinds of Special Needs. Versatile in placement, the 3" timer can be used everywhere. Encouraging independence and c...


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WhisperPhone Solo

Education

From $9.99
WhisperPhone Solo Harebrain Inc specialneedsessentials

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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Chewy Ps in a Pod Teether Smooth

Early Development

$12.50
Chewy Ps in a Pod Teether Smooth Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Ps in a Pod Teether Smooth

$12.50

These two fun green Chewy Ps offer a smooth flexible surface perfect for new gums and sprouting teeth to practice biting and chewing skills. Grasping the top of the P supports the development of early fine motor skills for little fingers. The long arm of the P reaches back to the molar area to provide jaw input where true biting skills mature. T...


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Knobby Q's (2 pack)

Early Development

$12.50
Knobby Q's (2 pack) Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Knobby Q's (2 pack)

$12.50

Double the fun with 2 Knobby Qs! Each Knobby Q offers a flexible and bumpy surface, perfect for new teeth getting ready to start chewing foods. This stage 2 teether covered with knobs adds just the right amount of sensory input to the teething experience, making it ideal for practicing biting and chewing skills. Teething on the Knobby Q allows b...


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Chew Tube Ps and Qs

Early Development

$12.50
Chew Tube Ps and Qs Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chew Tube Ps and Qs

$12.50

Chewy Tubes are an innovative oral-motor device designed to provide a resilient, non-food, chewable surface for practicing biting and chewing skills, and as an aid to inhibit teeth grinding. The P's and Q's are great for children and adults. Available in Orange and Green These P's and Q's offer a safe, non toxic material for biting a chewing. Th...


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Chewigem Disc Pendants

Sensory

$19.99
Chewigem Disc Pendants Chewigem specialneedsessentials

Chewigem Disc Pendants

$19.99

The Chewigem Disc Pendant is a tough, discrete chew for the toughest chewers in your life. With its unique smooth surface and variety of colors and styles to choose from, it's stimulating as a fidget and great to look at. Sensory friendly and durable, this is one of the best chews available.Made of medical grade silicone, Chewigems are lead, l...


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Chewigem Dog Tags

Sensory

$19.99
Chewigem Dog Tags Chewigem specialneedsessentials

Chewigem Dog Tags

$19.99

Chewigem Dog Tags are dsicrete mild chews for the Special Ones in your life. Being discrete, functional, and with a variety of colors and styles to choose from, it's stimulating as a fidget and great to look at. Sensory friendly and durable, this is one of the best chews available.Made of medical grade silicone, Chewigems are lead, latex, BPA...


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Chewigems Eternity Pendants Chewigem specialneedsessentials

Chewigem Eternity Pendants

$19.99

Great for moderate chewers, the silky Chewigem Eternity Pendants are a great looking chew! A great chew to rub and fidget with, the Eternity Pendant is a flexible and durable chew. It's stimulating as a fidget and great to look at. Sensory friendly and durable, this is one of the best chews available.Made of medical grade silicone, Chewigem...


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Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs

Early Development

$8.99
Chew Stixx Chewable As and Zs Sensory Universtiy specialneedsessentials

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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Elemenosqueeze

Sensory

$29.95
Elemenosqueeze B. specialneedsessentials

Elemenosqueeze

$29.95

A to Z architectural blocks. A different animal hand-sculpted for every letter. (Who says there’s no such thing as a unicorn?) 26 soft and squeeze blocks  Chew on them (BPA Free)  Toss them in the tub  Learn the alphabet  Build your masterpiece  Keeps kids busy for years!  (Or at least minutes.)  Parents Magazine 2011 Year's Best Baby Toy Eve...


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Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack is great for sensory seekers or any child in preschool or up.

Playfoam® Classic 4-Pack

$5.99

The Playfoam® Classic 4 pack is the ideal toy for kids to express their creativity and strengthen fine motor skills. The tactile tool promotes imagination while stimulating the sense of touch. Sensory Seekers will love the classic pack encouraging sensory development and imagination.  The Playfoam® is beneficial for children for all ages includi...


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IsoFlex Stress Ball

Sensory

$4.99
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IsoFlex Stress Ball

$4.99

You'll love to squeeze the multi-colored Isoflex ball. You can use it as a stress ball, hand exercise ball, or classroom fidget. This sturdy item is perfect for elementary age students. The muted colors make this fidget a socially appropriate option for teens and adults This item is filled with a micro bead filling that's impossible to stop sque...


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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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Tangle Jr Fuzzies

Motor

$4.99
Tangle Jr Fuzzies Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Fuzzies

$4.99

The Tangle Jr. Fuzzies are colorful and fun! Highly tactile, this Tangle Jr. is a fun fuzzy twist on the classic Tangle Jr. Please note: Due to separating segments, the Tangle Jr. is a choking hazard for children under the age of 3.


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Success Ball - set of 6, 4" balls School Specialty specialneedsessentials

Success Ball - set of 6, 4" balls

$10.99

Sportime Success Ball is easier to catch, hold and throw. Air entering through the mesh panels is trapped by solid LYCRA panels to render a parachute-like slow down. EVA foam pellets are so small they literally conform to the size of the user’s hands.


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Milton the mealtime companion and Meet Milton children's book

Milton, the Mealtime Companion

$29.95

Milton is the fun way for you to teach your children about healthy and courageous eating. When you place Milton on the table during meal time, he becomes an eating role model for your child. Ask your child to feed Milton new foods and show them how “Milton loves it”. Squeeze his adorable cheeks to show how he safely chews each bite. Milton comes...


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Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials
Poppers

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$15.99 $19.99
Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials

Poppers

$15.99

The harder you squeeze the farther it pops! These poppers are a great toy to help develop motor skills! With six soft foam balls, you can learn how hard to squeeze in order to make the balls go a shorter or longer distance. A fun gift, or tool for therapy, these poppers are sure to be a hit! Popper Options: Sock Monkey, White Sunshi, Papa Knome ...


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