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Oral Placement to Speech Kit (OPT-S) Articulation Card Set TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Oral Placement to Speech Kit (OPT-S) Articulation Card Set

$139.99

The Oral Placement to Speech Kit (OPT-S) Articulation Card Set is an innovative articulation program designed to translate muscle movements into speech sound production. The program was designed specifically for children and adults with muscle-based speech disorders, such as low tone and dysarthria. It is uniquely based on jaw transitions and th...


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Assessment and Treatment of the Jaw TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Assessment and Treatment of the Jaw

$39.50

The Assessment and Treatment of the Jaw book by Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP, studies the importance of jaw function for whole-body sensory organization, feeding safety, elimination of oral habits (teeth grinding, tongue/finger suckling, pacifiers), and speech clarity. The jaw exercises are presented in a step-by-step format to ensure s...


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Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for /s/ and /z/ by Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for /s/ and /z/ by Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP

$48.99

The Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for /s/ and /z/  book by Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP, is a first in a series of programs designed to teach standard speech sound production using combination of traditional articulation therapy in conjunction with Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) activities. It is designed for clients who need auditory, visua...


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Hilltops by Gonge

Play

$120.99
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Hilltops by Gonge

$120.99

The Gonge Hilltops help to strengthen gross motor skills like balance and coordination while promoting imaginative and active play. The brightly colored stepping stones develop children's ability to estimate distances and make them familiar with heights. Each Gonge Hilltop Set comes with five "hilltops" in different heights which will inspire ch...


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The Liper Device (Tongue Training Tool)

Early Development

$14.99
The Liper Device (Tongue Training Tool) TalkTools specialneedsessentials

The Liper Device (Tongue Training Tool)

$14.99

The Liper Device is a tongue training tool used for pre and post op neuromuscular re-education. NEUROMUSCULAR RE-EDUCATION No matter the degree of tongue-tie severity, the Liper Device comes in handy. In many cases, proper tongue exercises with the Liper Device can be used pre and post operatively when there is a need for frenotomy...


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TalkTools® Nose Flutes (3pk) TalkTools specialneedsessentials

TalkTools® Nose Flutes (3pk)

$5.99

The TalkTools Nose Flute is one of the best therapy tools to facilitate nasal airflow, an integral component of velo-pharyngeal control and speech clarity development. The Nose Flutes can be used to differentiate oral versus nasal airflow as well as the opening and closing of the velum. Furthermore, the TalkTools Nose Flutes can be used to estab...


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A Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding by Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC & Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP TalkTools specialneedsessentials

A Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding by Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC & Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP

$54.99

A Sensory Motor Approach to Feeding encompasses sensory processing and oral-motor skill development needed for safe, effective, nutritive feeding for all ages and ability levels. Authors Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC & Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP have put together their expertise and years of experience in this illustrated guide...


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Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for Speech Clarity and Feeding (with OME Poster) TalkTools specialneedsessentials

Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for Speech Clarity and Feeding (with OME Poster)

$57.99

Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) for Speech Clarity and Feeding by TalkTools founder Sara Rosenfeld-Johnson, MS, CCC-SLP is a must-have for clinicians and family members alike using OPT (Oral Placement Therapy). Oral Placement Therapy (OPT) is a speech therapy which utilizes a combination of auditory stimulation, visual stimulation and tactile stimu...


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Hand Strength Development Kit Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Hand Strength Development Kit

$15.99

The Hand Strength Development Kit helps to build fine motor skills by strengthening hand muscles and grip for children or adults. Fine motor skills are accomplished when an individual learns to use smaller muscles like muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists.  The Hand Strength Kit works to build these smaller muscles and  includes 3 fine moto...


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Kinetic Rock by Spin Master

Play

From $8.99
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Kinetic Rock by Spin Master

$8.99

Move over Kinetic Sand there's a new tactile and sensory developmental tool in town, and that is called Kinetic Rock! It magically sticks together and leaves hands sticky free just like Kinetic Sand. It's actually made from real rock and comes with are reusable container for easy clean up and storage.  Strengthen fine motor skills and hand muscl...


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Wacky-tivities Kinetic Sand (Neon Assortment) Spinmaster specialneedsessentials

Wacky-tivities Kinetic Sand (Neon Assortment)

$17.99

Kinetic Sand by Spinmaster is squeezable sand that can be shaped and molded into various shapes while not sticking to your hands! Used in the sensory bin or at home, Kinetic Sand helps to strengthen fine motor skills like grip, hand-eye coordination and hand strength. Even better, the magical sand promotes creativity and group play through build...


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Tangle Jr. Fidget Kit (Bundle of 3 Tangles) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials
Tangle Jr. Fidget Kit (Bundle of 3 Tangles) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Tangle Jr. Fidget Kit (Bundle of 3 Tangles)

$15.99

The Tangle Jr. Fidget Kit (Bundle of 3 Tangles) was created by Special Needs Essentials to promote focus while providing movement. The Tangle Fidget Kit includes one of each of the Tangle Jr. Classic, Tangle Hairy and Tangle Relax Therapy.  Tangles are a great manipulative tool because it stimulates the brain into focusing while keeping the chil...


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Gross Motor Development Bundle (Spot Markers and Cone Kit) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Gross Motor Development Bundle (Spot Markers and Cone Kit)

$29.99

The Gross Motor Development Bundle by Special Needs Essentials helps to develop the gross motor skills such as balance and coordination, sensory processing, body and spatial awareness, and muscle strength. The Spot Markers and Cone Bundle promote movement while strengthening large muscles like arms, legs and the torso.  Details:  The Spot marke...


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Creative Art Kit (bundle of 3) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Creative Art Kit (bundle of 3)

$28.99

Get your creative juices flowing with the Creative Art Kit by Special Needs Essentials! The Art Kit includes (1) Wikki Stix for Doodlers, (1) KwikStix Tempera Paint (12 pk), and (1) Squiggle Wiggle Writer Pen. The Creative Kit was created specifically to help improve fine motor skills like hand grip strength and hand-eye coordination while promo...


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Fidget Sensory Kit (4 pk Bundle) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Fidget Sensory Kit (4 pk Bundle)

$19.99

The Fidget Sensory Kit ( 4 pk Bundle) is a fidget pack for sensory seekers, individuals with ADHD, Autism or other sensory issues. Each item in the Fidget Pack promotes movement to focus on the task at hand.  The Fidget Sensory Pack consists of 1 Rainbow Pom Ball, 1 Wacky Tracks, 1 Wooden Fidget Puzzle and 1 Tangle Jr. Fuzzies. The added soft, f...


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Ozobot 4-pack Color Markers (for Bit & Evo) Ozobot specialneedsessentials

Ozobot 4-pack Color Markers (for Bit & Evo)

$5.99

The Ozobot 4-pack Color Markers Set is used to draw lines and color codes for programming Bit on paper. The Ozobot Marker Set includes one of each color: red, black, blue and green. You can create roads, mazes and maps while building STEM skills. The angled tip makes color coding easy for young children. Don't worry parents and teachers, the Ozo...


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Bit by Ozobot

Education

From $49.99
Bit by Ozobot Ozobot specialneedsessentials

Bit by Ozobot

$49.99

The Ozobot Bit is one of the world's smallest smart robots. Combining coding and creativity, the Ozobot Bit is endless fun promoting STEM play. The Ozobot Bit uses optical sensors to read OzoCodes - short color code sequences that you customize using markers and paper.  Is your child interested in coding? The Ozobot Bit or the Ozobot Bit Starter...


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Ozobot Bit Starter Pack (White) Ozobot specialneedsessentials

Ozobot Bit Starter Pack (White)

$58.99

The Ozobot Bit Starter Pack is a customizable Robot that encourages STEM infused play.  The Ozobot Bit measures in at just 1 cubic inch and is one of the world’s smallest smart robots. Bit is a bot for both brains, blending coding and creativity in endless fun experiences. Bit uses optical sensors to read OzoCodes— short color code sequences tha...


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Handwriting Kit (for Lefties and Righties) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Handwriting Kit (for Lefties and Righties)

$54.99

The Handwriting Kit created by Special Needs Essentials includes 1. Heavyweight Pen, 1. Heavyweight Pencil, and 1. PenAgain. The Handwriting Kit helps to improve handwriting skills while strengthening fine motor skills like grasp development.  The Heavyweighted Pen and Heavyweighted Pencil are ideal for those with poor grasp development or for t...


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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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Construction Plate by Constructive Eating, Inc Constructive Eating specialneedsessentials

Construction Plate by Constructive Eating, Inc

$14.95

The Construction Plate was designed by parents as a fun solution for the picky eater!  Just getting the fork to touch the green bean can be a challenge. The patented design of the Construction plate encourages your child to explore his/her food while promoting independent eating. There are specific spots on the plate designed for each utensil an...


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The Baby Brushing Bundle (Spiffies Tooth-Brushing Gel & Tooth Wipes) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

The Baby Brushing Bundle (Spiffies Tooth-Brushing Gel & Tooth Wipes)

$15.99

 Brushing a baby's teeth is on the top of the list of parents' daily struggles! Win the brushing battle with The Baby Brushing Bundle. The early oral care kit includes (1) Spiffies Tooth-Brushing Gel and (1) Spiffies Tooth Wipes (20 pk) in Grape flavor. Spiffies were developed by a pediatrician for the comfort and oral health of infants and todd...


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Calming Fidget Kit (Bundle of Isoflex, Tangle Jr. Classic, & Rainbow Pom Ball) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials
Calming Fidget Kit (Bundle of Isoflex, Tangle Jr. Classic, & Rainbow Pom Ball) Special Needs Essentials specialneedsessentials

Calming Fidget Kit (Bundle of Isoflex, Tangle Jr. Classic, & Rainbow Pom Ball)

$11.99

The Calming Fidget Kit (Bundle of 3 Sensory Tools) acts as a stress relief aid providing a calming effect while allowing plenty of room for sensory manipulation. The Calming Fidget Kit includes one of each of the following: Isoflex, Tangle Jr. Classic and Rainbow Pom Ball. The fidget bundle helps to promote movement while focusing on the task at...


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Kizingo Right Handed Toddler Spoons (Individual) Kizingo specialneedsessentials

Kizingo Right Handed Toddler Spoons (Individual)

$9.99

Having trouble trying to teach your child to self feed? Try the new Kizingo toddler spoon! The design of Kizingo spoons make the tip flexible and easy to use for any child. This also prevents a huge mess in the kitchen! Kizingo is both a feeding and learning tool allowing your child to gain independence at a young age.  Learning to self feed can...


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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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TalkTools Puppet Pack

Therapy

$17.00
TalkTools Puppet Pack TalkTools specialneedsessentials

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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Gonge Floor Surfer

Motor

$129.95
Gonge Floor Surfer Gonge specialneedsessentials

Gonge Floor Surfer

$129.95

The Gonge Floor Surfer is a great way to develop motor skills and have fun while doing so! Created in partnership with pediatric physiotherapists to make sure that it is safe to use for any child. Great for home, school, or a therapists office, the Gonge Floor Surfer is a fun and safe way to help develop and enhance motor skills. Made of plast...


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Sensory Stixx Hand Fidget

Education

$8.99
Sensory Stixx Hand Fidget Sensory Universtiy specialneedsessentials

Sensory Stixx Hand Fidget

$8.99

The Sensory Stixx is a discrete hand fidget that offers instant sensory stimulation. Easy to fit in a pocket, purse or book bag, this Sensory Stixx draws little attention to itself and helps to avoid anxiety for the user. Great for use as a tactile or sensory brush. Made of non toxic material, BP, Latex and Phthalate free, it is safe for oral us...


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Throat Scope Blades - Box of 50 Throat Scope specialneedsessentials

Throat Scope Blades - Box of 50

$19.99

Get replacement blades for your Throat Scope! Each box includes 50 replacement blades. Allowing for continued use, whether at home or in a medical facility. The handle is sold separately.  Also Available: The Throat Scope   a tongue depressor device that lights up! 


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Throat Scope

Therapy

From $18.99
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Throat Scope

$24.99

Throat Scope is an all - in - one light and tongue depressor that allows for one-handed control for oral examination, perfect for use at home, or in a medical setting. The Throat Scope illuminates the entire mouth allowing for fast, accurate assessment. Be at the forefront of medical innovation and light up your medical center, hospital or home...


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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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Valu-Form Wedge

Daily Living

$268.99
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Valu-Form Wedge

$268.99

A fantastic tool for rehabilitation, positioning and more! The Valu-Form Wedge has a antimicrobial coating that keeps is cleaner, safer, and helps it last longer. Great for gross motor activities, like rolling, tumbling, walking up and down hills, these wedges are versatile. They're also great for creating a comfortable reading environment!


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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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Valu-Form Roll

Daily Living

$225.00
Valu-Form Roll Patterson Medical specialneedsessentials

Valu-Form Roll

$225.00

A fantastic positioning roll for all kinds of uses. With an antimicrobial coating it helps to keep it cleaner, safer, and more durable. These rolls have an adaptive shape that allow for increased compliance, and have a solid cord to keep from going flat. Whether it is for positioning, rehabilitation and more!


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Densifoam Mat

Adaptive

$550.00
Densifoam Mat Patterson Medical specialneedsessentials

Densifoam Mat

$550.00

More shock absorbent than a conventional 4" mat. This durable mat is great for any use you may need it for, whether it is for rehabilitation or for play this mat is a great choice. With an antibacterial coating that simply wipes clean, it folds up for storage and years of use.


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Tactile Discs Set by Gonge

Sensory

From $79.99
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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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Pediatric Starry Night Gel-Foam Cushion Skil-Care specialneedsessentials

Pediatric Starry Night Gel-Foam Cushion

$87.99

This cushion has all the advantages of a standard gel-foam cushion with a colorful stars and sparkles design. Water-based gel adds maximum comfort. High-density foam prevents bottoming-out. Incontinent-proof vinyl cover prevents fluids from entering the cushion. Launderable fabric outer cover for maximum comfort. Vinyl cover wipes clean for eas...


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SkiL-Care Adjustable Lateral Support Skil-Care specialneedsessentials

SkiL-Care Adjustable Lateral Support

$123.00

With the SkiL-Care Adjustable Lateral support, you can know that your Special One is getting the best support available. The adjustable lateral support helps to decrease left/ride leaning in a wheelchair. The foam padded supports are a great fit for people of all ages and sizes. With adjustable sides, this therapy tool will not interfere with th...


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Skil-Care Crash Pad (2 sizes available)

Daily Living

From $115.99
Skil-Care Crash Pad (2 sizes available) Skil-Care specialneedsessentials

Skil-Care Crash Pad (2 sizes available)

$115.99

The Skil-Care Crash Pad is a foam filled pad and available in two sizes ( 3' x 4' and 5' x 5'). The Crash Pad is a gross motor tool that helps to improve vestibular senses, encourages exercising in a fun way, and promotes sensory stimulation and play. Jump, stretch or simply just relax on the Crash Pad! The Crash Pad is covered with a durable ny...


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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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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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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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TalkTools® Straw Kit TalkTools specialneedsessentials
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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Rody Horse

Play

$49.95
Rody Horse Gymnic specialneedsessentials

Rody Horse

$49.95

The Rody horse is fun alternative therapy tool to promote body movement. It helps developing balance, movement skills and coordination. The Rody Horse improves and harmonizes legs and arms muscles. It has been adopted in many nursery schools as a psycho-motor tool. The Rody Horse is used by therapists for those with Down Syndrome or other speica...


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earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection

Daily Living

$16.99
earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection BabyBanz specialneedsessentials

earBanZ - Kids Hearing Protection

$16.99

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.The earBa...


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earBanZ - Infant Hearing Protection BabyBanz specialneedsessentials

earBanZ - Infant Hearing Protection

$15.99

BanZ Mini earBanz are the perfect solution to provide hearing protection for infants with sensitive hearing. The Baby BanZ Mini 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 everyda...


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

Gonge Riverstones (Stepping Stones)

$58.99

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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