Z-Brush Sensory Toothbrush

If you have a child with sensory issues, then you probably already know how a simple task (e.g. brushing teeth) is anything but simple.  ARK Therapeutics acknowledges such difficulties and has developed specific tools for them.  ARK Therapeutics is a family company founded by speech-language pathologist, Debbie Lowsky.  She and her engineer husband founded the company […]

Articulation Carnival

Learning and practicing articulation in English can be dull and challenging for many individuals.  A certified speech-language pathologist noted this and was inspired to develop a more exciting way for children to learn and practice articulation.  The Articulation Carnival app motivates children to practice articulation at the word, phrase, and sentence levels.  The app also makes practicing […]

Jazz up therapy with the MusicGlove!

For individuals recovering from a stroke or other neurological injury, physical therapy is often a humdrum part of their daily routine.  Though it is necessary for recovery, therapy becomes so mundane that individuals often lack motivation and may not wholly reap its benefits.  Flint Rehabilitation Devices recently introduced a new device to jazz up this oft-humdrum therapy called the MusicGlove.  The MusicGlove […]

Robots4Autism: Teaching Social Skills for Life

Upon hearing the term “robot” and pondering its history, it may be assumed that many would deem it more of a modern concept.  However, artificial humans and autonomous artificial servants have a long history in human culture since being discussed as far back as 3500 BC by Homer in his epic poem The Iliad. The term robot was […]