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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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The Tiny Talker

Daily Living

$16.95
The Tiny Talker The Tiny Talker specialneedsessentials

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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TalkTools® Honey Bear Straw Drinking Cup TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Honey Bear Straw Drinking Cup

$8.99

The TalkTools Honey Bear Drinking Cup teaches children straw drinking while being able to control the flow of liquid into the mouth. Straw drinking is particularly adapted for transitioning from bottles to regular cups. The leak-proof lid on the Honey Bear straw drinking cup is ideal for toddlers when transitioning from bottle feeding to cup dri...


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Gonge Riverstones (Stepping Stones) Gonge specialneedsessentials
Gonge Riverstones (Stepping Stones) Gonge specialneedsessentials

Gonge Riverstones (Stepping Stones)

$62.99

The Gonge Riverstones are inspired by stepping stones in a river with each side of the triangle varying in steepness and difficulty. The purpose is to jump from stone to stone without touching the floor. The Riverstones or stepping stones will help to strengthen a child's balance and confidence while improving spatial awareness, coordination ...


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Theraputty® by CanDo

Motor

From $4.00
Theraputty® by CanDo Theraputty® specialneedsessentials

Theraputty® by CanDo

$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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Tongue LifteR

Therapy

From $9.99
Tongue LifteR Johnson Therapeutic specialneedsessentials

Tongue LifteR

$25.00

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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Lucas the Lion Loves The Tiny Talker (book) The Tiny Talker specialneedsessentials

Lucas the Lion Loves The Tiny Talker (book)

$34.99

From the creators of the Tiny Talker, the only product in the world that teaches kids to use an AAC (Augmentative/Alternative Communication) device is the book Lucas the Lion Loves The Tiny Talker. Lucas the Lion Loves The Tiny Talker is simply an interactive story book that acts as a speech tool to learn how to communicate. Lucas loves to play ...


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The Eye Lighter (Reading Aid) Learning Loft specialneedsessentials

The Eye Lighter (Reading Aid)

$1.99

The Eye Lighter is a transparent plastic highlighter used as reading tool. The reading aid underlines the sentence the individual is reading and can track up to 3 lines at a time helping increase reading speed.  The Eye Lighter supports readers with a color overlay for: fluency, tracking and comprehension. Use the learning tool to help with read...


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Musgrave Pencil Fidget Toppers Muskgrave Pencil Co specialneedsessentials
Musgrave Pencil Fidget Toppers

Sensory

From $1.59 $11.59
Musgrave Pencil Fidget Toppers Muskgrave Pencil Co specialneedsessentials

Musgrave Pencil Fidget Toppers

$1.59

The Pencil Fidget Toppers allow individuals to focus on the task at hand while providing the ability to fidget. The Pencil Toppers come in four different textured styles Spin Snapper, Nut N Bolt, Wingnut and Bump N Run Maze. You can slide, pull, or spin the fidget tools while not being distracting or making noise in the classroom. The Fidget Top...


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Tangle Jr Texture

Motor

$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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Tangle Jr Fuzzies

Motor

$4.99
Tangle Jr Fuzzies Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr Fuzzies

$4.99

The Tangle Jr. Fuzzies are a colorful and fun,furry fidget tool! These fuzzy guys are a great sensory solution for those students who need constant movement and stimulation. Add the tangles to your sensory break box, your occupational therapy session or on your next car ride with the family. The Tangle Jr. Fuzzies fit perfectly into your hand or...


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Hog Wild Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials
Hog Wild Poppers

Play

$8.99 $19.99
Hog Wild Poppers Hog Wild Toys specialneedsessentials

Hog Wild Poppers

$8.99

The Hog Wild Poppers are an excellent learning tool to help develop fine motor skills like hand grip strength and hand-eye coordination. The adorable Hog Wild Poppers help to promote basic concepts like distance and spatial awareness, as well as, imaginative play.  Each Popper comes with 6 foam balls making them a safe toy for indoors or outdoor...


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Nuk Massager Brush

Sensory

From $3.49
Nuk Massager Brush Nuk specialneedsessentials

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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Wood Fidget Puzzle

Sensory

$2.99
Wood Fidget Puzzle Toysmith specialneedsessentials

Wood Fidget Puzzle

$2.99

The Wood Fidget Puzzle is a fun, pocket-sized fidget tool that can be arranged and twisted in thousands of shapes. Twelve colorful half-inch blocks are connected together by heavy-duty elasticized string. Add the wooden fidget puzzle to your sensory bin or break box. Great for big and little fingers alike! SENSES/SKILLS: Visually stimulating Fi...


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The Squigglet™ by Toysmith Toysmith specialneedsessentials

The Squigglet™ by Toysmith

$5.99

The Squigglet™ (aka Wearable Critters) is a tactile sensory tool that can be worn as a bracelet or used as a fidget aid to help an individual focus while providing movement. The Squigglet can be pulled, stretched, squeezed or just held in your hand as a calming tool! Measuring at 5½", the soft and oh so squishy Squigglet is ideal for young child...


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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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Dynamic Movement Body Sox® (Body Sock) Abilitations specialneedsessentials

Dynamic Movement Body Sox® (Body Sock)

$35.99

The Body Sox® teach spacial awareness with resistance and balance.  The stretchy translucent fabric allows the individual to feel safe while providing a calming effect. The Velcro opening allows the individual to easily enter and exit the Body Sox while also giving the option of keeping the neck and head area exposed (based on individual's prefe...


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Chewy Tubes (Adult Version in Navy or Orange) Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Tubes (Adult Version in Navy or Orange)

$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. The Navy Chewy Tube (adult version of Red) is smooth, large-stemmed, T-sh...


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Bilibo Chair (Multi-use Toy) Bilibo specialneedsessentials

Bilibo Chair (Multi-use Toy)

$26.95

The Bilibo Rocking Chair is an innovative shell shaped toy that is fun for kids of all ages. With its multitude of uses, the only limit for the Bilibo is one's imagination. The Bilibo can be transformed into anything from a spinning chair to a helmet.  While promoting basic motor skills and balance, the Bilibo is a fantastic developmental tool t...


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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 Kennedy Cup - Spillproof - 7oz. Providence Spillproof specialneedsessentials

The Kennedy Cup - Spillproof - 7oz.

$5.50

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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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 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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Chewy Tubes (Red, Yellow, Blue or Green) Chewy Tubes specialneedsessentials

Chewy Tubes (Red, Yellow, Blue or Green)

$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 help you teach chewing, biting and normalization of oral habits, essential oral motor skills needed in an OPT program.  Chewy Tubes are availabl...


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Tranquility's ATN™ (All Through The Night) Disposable Briefs Tranquility specialneedsessentials

Tranquility's ATN™ (All Through The Night) Disposable Briefs

$10.99

Tranquility ATN™ (All Through The Night) disposable briefs are a maximum capacity adult diaper. Users can sleep peacefully all through the night uninterrupted by garment changes without compromising skin safety. A patented Peach Mat Construction with super absorbent polymers that guarantee skin dryness, odor control, urine neutralization and inh...


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Johnson Therapeutic Small Textured Spoons Johnson Therapeutic specialneedsessentials

Johnson Therapeutic Small Textured Spoons

$3.33

Johnson Therapeutic Textured Spoons provide oral-sensory stimulation and help your young child transition to spoon feeding. The textured spoons act as both a feeding tool and therapy tool for individuals with oral sensory needs. The shallow bowl helps to decrease the bolus size and the risk of aspiration. The extended handle allows for hand-over...


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Rainbow Pom Ball

Sensory

$5.99
Rainbow Pom Ball Toysmith specialneedsessentials

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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Wilbarger Therapressure Massage Brush Balta Brush specialneedsessentials

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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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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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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TalkTools® Straw Kit

Therapy

$28.50
TalkTools® Straw Kit TalkTools specialneedsessentials

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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Recessed Lid Cup

Daily Living

$10.99
Recessed Lid Cup TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Recessed Lid Cup

$10.99

The TalkTools Recessed Lid Cup has two handles to help keep hands at midline and encourages self feeding. There are 2 twist-off lids included with different designs. One lid has two small holes which encourages cup drinking with tongue retraction and improved lip closure without extending the head and neck. The other lid has one bigger hole to a...


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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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Fluorescent Light Filters (Set of 4) Learning Resources specialneedsessentials
Fluorescent Light Filters (Set of 4)

Learning

$27.99 $30.99
Fluorescent Light Filters (Set of 4) Learning Resources specialneedsessentials

Fluorescent Light Filters (Set of 4)

$27.99

Classroom Light Filters Tranquil Blue (Set of 4) are a great addition to any teacher's classroom.The harsh glare and flickers from typical fluorescent classroom lighting can cause eyestrain, headaches, and anxiety in students. The light filters create a calm and soothing atmosphere for students by decreasing glare. These fabric panels fit over s...


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

Learning Resources Jumbo Tweezers (set of 12)

$12.99

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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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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CamoCup

Daily Living

$25.00
CamoCup Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

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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Ursec Spillproof Male Urinal

Daily Living

$45.99
Ursec Spillproof Male Urinal Providence Spillproof specialneedsessentials

Ursec Spillproof Male Urinal

$45.99

THE URSEC is the first urinal that has an innovative anti-reflux system and will not spill its contents, even if rolled completely over.The URSEC incorporates the best features of traditional urinals and solves the problem of accidental spills.Made from sturdy plastic the URSEC has a wide stable base making it easy to position for use. The large...


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Wikki Stix For Doodlers Wikki Stix specialneedsessentials

Wikki Stix For Doodlers

$5.99

Wikki Stix for Doodlers are soft, pliable wax like stix that promote tactile learning. The Wikki Stix come in a pack of 24 and require no glue just one's imagination!  Ideal for promoting fine motor skills like simple grip and finger strengthening, Wikki Stix make the perfect sensory tool for preschoolers, sensory seekers and tactile learners. ...


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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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Tangle Jr Classic Tangle Creations specialneedsessentials
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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IsoFlex Stress Ball

Sensory

$4.99
IsoFlex Stress Ball Toysmith specialneedsessentials

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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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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Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillow (Blue)

Daily Living

From $149.99
Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillow (Blue) Patterson Medical specialneedsessentials

Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillow (Blue)

$149.99

The Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillows are semi permanent positioning pillows designed to provide customized positioning anywhere contoured support is needed. These positioning pillows are filled with small styrene beads that help mold to the body's shape. Versa Form Plus Positioning Pillows are the ideal daily living aid for supporting all par...


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TalkTools® Vibrator and Toothettes TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Vibrator and Toothettes

$11.50

The TalkTools Vibrator and Toothettes is an oral therapy tool for diagnosing sensory-motor deficits, promoting awareness of the oral cavity, and reducing "fixing". It is commonly used by therapists as a sensory activity prior to therapy when clients don't tolerate tools in their mouth yet.  As a diagnostic tool, it can reveal Hypersensitivity, H...


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WhisperPhone Solo

Education

From $8.99
WhisperPhone Solo Harebrain Inc specialneedsessentials

WhisperPhone Solo

$8.99

WhisperPhone Solo is a hands-free, acoustical voice-feedback tool that enables learners to focus and hear the sounds that make up words ten times* more clearly as they learn by processing language aloud. Simply use the Solo like a phone. It helps accelerate development in speech training by channeling the voice directly into the user’s ear. Whil...


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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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Tactile Discs Set by Gonge

Sensory

From $79.99
Tactile Discs Set by Gonge Gonge specialneedsessentials

Tactile Discs Set by Gonge

$79.99

The Gonge Tactile Discs Sets contain tactile discs with different tactile designs, each in it's own color. Each texture can be found on a large disc for positioning on the floor, as well as on a small disc which the child is able to hold in their hand. Work on gross motor skills like balance and coordination while promoting group play, problem s...


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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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