Squease Pressure Vest

Pressure vests are calming tools for individuals with autism, ADHD, sensory integration disorders and more.  According to SpecialNeeds.com, “Pressure vests provide proprioceptive feedback to a child with a sensory processing disorder.  Proprioceptors are sensors that aid in a child’s sensation of gravity and body movement, and proper functioning of these sensors is essential for accurate […]

BuckleRoo Seat Belt Buckle Guard

Do you have a problem with your child unbuckling his or her seat belt?  A possible solution to help keep your child safe is the BuckleRoo Seat Belt Guard.  The BuckleRoo is a “simple little device with a great big job: keeping children safe by preventing them from releasing their seat belt while you’re driving.”To […]

DryBuddyFLEX 3 – Bedwetting Alarm System

Bedwetting alarms are great tools for children and adults alike who struggle with bedwetting or urine incontinence.  However, many of these alarms require parents or caregivers to sleep in the same room to ensure the child or patient wakes up.  The DryBuddyFLEX 3 Bedwetting Alarm is a powerful, flexible, and adjustable alarm that will get […]

Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray

It can be difficult to find a tray surface that adjusts to different pieces of adaptive equipment.  The Special Tomato Mobile Activity Tray provides “adjustability, maneuverability, and versatility for many situations.”  It is an ideal tray to use while eating, practicing fine motor skills (e.g. writing, tablet work, etc.) or visual tracking or reading. The […]

Tips and Tools for Tackling the Winter Weather

Winter can be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the most difficult, especially for people with disabilities. “This time of the year is when our resources can really come in handy for a lot of people,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology at Easterseals Crossroads. “Winter can […]

5 Time Management Tools for Special Needs

Visual timers can play an essential role in the lives of many individuals with special needs.  They can make stressful transition periods easier, reduce resistance to routines, help manage a class or therapy session, and more for individuals with autism, ADHD, or other special needs.  Keep on reading to learn about the benefits of visual […]