Learn ABC’s of Sign Language with Fingerspelling Blocks

Looking for a fun, interactive way to teach your child fingerspelling?  The Fingerspelling Blocks is an ideal, hands-on toy designed to teach young children (ages 3 and up) how to fingerspell! All 26 letters of the English alphabet are included in the Fingerspelling Blocks with corresponding sign language hand shapes molded on top.  According to the […]

Tool Factory’s Switch Software Bundle

Tool Factory is a leader in innovative educational technology with a mission to “improve US education by providing superior educational software, hardware, staff development options, and a selection of special education products.”  One product provided on their website is their Switch Software Bundle. The Switch Software Bundle is one of several products within their category: Interactive […]

7 Toys for Sensory Integration/Autism– Holiday Gift Guide 2015 Part 4

Ho…Ho…Ho!  Santa Claus will be coming to town in just 15 days!  (Where has the time gone?!)  If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping for your child with (or without) special needs, be sure to check out my 3 featured blogs for some excellent gift ideas: 8 Gift Ideas for Auditory Development 6 Toys for Motor Skill Development […]

6 Toys for Motor Skill Development–Part 2: Holiday Gift Guide 2015

Last Wednesday, I wrote Part One of the series of blogs entitled Holiday Gift Guide 2015 featuring 8 auditory gift ideas.  As promised, throughout the next few weeks, I will be providing different lists of gift ideas for loved ones with (or without!) special needs.  This week’s list focuses on toys to help develop fine and gross motor skills. Since we […]

8 Toys for Auditory Development–2015 Holiday gift guide for children with special needs: Part 1

This morning I awoke to sparkling frost covering blades of grass and my van’s windows.  Though I am not at all ready for the cold (nor will I ever be!), the feeling of Jack Frost nipping at my nose always makes me grin from ear to ear because I know the holiday season will soon be here! […]

From Workplace to Showcase

Writer: Tiffany Whisner, Coles Marketing It started out as a working lab, showing off assistive technology categorized by disability — for those individuals who are blind or vision-impaired; Deaf or Hard of Hearing; have mobility challenges; or learning or cognition challenges. Now, as the reality of the AT world is changing, the INDATA Project at […]