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AM449 Nordic Gonge Riverstones

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! Jumping from stone to stone on the rocky shore of a rushing river is not only […]

2 in 1 musical jump n toss game

2-in-1 Musical Jump ‘n Toss

If you’re looking for a fun game to encourage gross motor skills, check out the 2-in-1 Musical Jump ‘n Toss from Fat Brain Toys.  The 2-in-1 Musical Jump ‘n Toss is a “spinning pole-hopping game that transforms into a spinning ring-toss game.” To begin, connect the poles, attach them to the top of the ladybug’s […]

Rainbow Music Hand Bells

Fat Brain Toys offers several toy options for individuals who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing, or other special needs!  One toy ideal for children with visual impairments is the Rainbow Music Hand Bells. According to Fat Brain Toys, “These vibrant bells provide kids with a wonderfully intuitive first-time music-making experience that’s fun and easy. […]

5 Parent-Child Interaction Toys and Games

There are several things to consider if you’re looking for a toy or gift for a child with autism. Oftentimes children with autism like to keep to themselves, and playtime is a great time to teach!  It’s important to look for toys that encourage social interaction.  Keep on reading to learn more about different parent-child interaction […]

Spike the Fine Motor Hedgehog

According to Learning Resources, “Through practice and repetition, children can develop their fine motor skills to help refine movements and hone precision.  Fine motor skills allow children to perform actions with the small muscles in the hands, fingers, and wrists.”  If you’re looking for a toy to practice fine motor skills on, look no further than […]

Buddha Board

Looking for a product to help you relax this winter?  Check out the Buddha Board.  The Buddha Board provides a Zen-like painting experience for individuals with anxiety, depression, autism, or anyone who simply wants to relax. It was inspired by the Zen idea of living in the moment. You simply paint on the surface with […]