Abilitations 4-Color Raised ColorCue Paper, Grade 1, Pack of 50 a product designed for children with special needs to provide visual cues and raised, colored lines for children who need a more tactile, proprioceptive writing experience. This can be used at home or in the classroom. Each paper contains lines that are spaced to provide plenty of first-grade manuscript writing room. A pad containing 50 sheets gives teachers the flexibility to either use it for a single student or for the entire cla
The Aluminum Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It helps to ensure proper signature placement for checks, contracts, etc. DIMENSIONS: Rectangular ring 3.5 x 1 inch.
Button Buddy Spacing Tool is made of a popsicle stick and a button designed for new writers to teach them correct spacing between letters and words. Appropriate spatial awareness in handwriting is accurately spacing letters within words and spacing words correctly within a sentence.
Template for filling in necessary information on a standard 3 3/4 by 6 inch check.
Signature guide and magnifier placed at lower left hand corner of charge slip, where it lines up with the signature line. Enables the the user to sign his name within the credit card signature margin. Magnifier can be used for reviewing bills or menus.
Dexteria® VMI is a mobile application that consists of hand exercises to enhance fine motor skill development and promote handwriting readiness with individuals that lack dexterity or have fine motor disabilities.
The Freund Long Hand Writing Kit is a tactile script letter guide designed to teach cursive writing to individuals who are blind or have low vision. The main purpose of this kit is to teach students how to write their signature. Some of the concepts that are introduced are: how to hold a pen, pencil or crayon; the importance of good posture; left to right direction of handwriting; baseline and upper and lower areas where letters are formed; basic handwriting strokes; how letters are connected; a
Glue Sticks and an Elastic Band is designed for people with upper extremity disabilities to create an easy T-shaped grip. This helps with penmanship and artistic abilities.
Grooved Fiber Writing Cards, model 23-7201-9, are raised line cards designed for use in handwriting practice by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The cards have wide-ruled grooves and are suitable for pens or pencils. DIMENSIONS: 8.5 x 11 inches.
The Grooved Writing Board is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The lones on the board are slightly raised so that they may be felt through a sheet of paper. The user places a sheet of paper on top of the board, then writes above the lines. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.
The Handwriting Activity Sheets are a do it yourself activity for children with learning disabilities to work on fine motor skills.
The Handwriting Without Tears, is designed for children in 1st through 4th Grade with learning and cognitive disabilities. It's a program that helps children with visual, perceptual, fine-motor, and other processing problems learn to write neatly and legibly. Handwriting Without Tears (HWT) utilizes a two-lined approach to handwriting, providing a simple but successful style that is developmentally based, works for children of all abilities, is easy to teach and is multi-sensory. Handwriting Wit
The Handwriting/Manuscript Magnetic Dry Erase Board is designed for individuals with learning disabilities of all ages practice handwriting skills and to encourage fine motor skills and alphabet memorization. The user grabs a dry-erase marker and starts tracing each of the dotted-line letters printed on either side of this magnetic dry-erase board. One side features upper-case while the other side features lower-case and both feature arrows for helping kids practice handwriting. It can be combin
The Highlighter Paper (Kindergarten Writing) is a stack of papers with highlighted horizontal lines on them designed for children in Kindergarten learning to write. Highlighter Paper has the lower writing area highlighted in yellow or blue indicating where the letters should be placed. Solid lines have been separated to assist the student to locate the writing area. Because the paper is visually simplified, letters can be formed and spaced correctly. "Starting Star" holds a pencil at the beginni
The Highlighter Paper (Widelines Writing) is a stack of papers designed for those individuals with low vision to write on. Highlighter Paper has the lower writing area highlighted in yellow or blue indicating where the letters should be placed. Solid lines have been separated to assist the student to locate the writing area. Because the paper is simplified visually, letters can be formed and spaced correctly. "Starting Star" holds a pencil at the beginning of each writing space to give the visua
The Hinged Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. Features include a hinged back permitting checks to be inserted and cut-out fields that assists in filling in all necessary entries. The device fits standard checkbooks. DIMENSIONS: (Haw): 2.75 x 6 inches.
The Hinged Full Page Letter Guide is a writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. The hinged back holds the page securely in place and 13 evenly slotted openings act as a guide for writing. The guide fits standard letter-size paper. DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8.5 x 11 inches.
The Keitzer Multipurpose Check Writing/Signature Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by people with vision, fine motor, or other writing disabilities or arthritis to write and endorse to cash standard checks and traveler's checks. The plastic device can also be used as a signature guide for both right and left-handed people. DIMENSIONS (HxW): 3 1/8 x 6.25 inches. WEIGHT: 2 ounces. COLOR: Black. WARRANTY: Lifetime Guarantee under narmal use.
Lace and Trace Pets is a fine motor activity designed for individuals ages 3 and up with upper extremity disabilities to offer a variety of shapes, colors and patterns. They come in a sturdy wooden storage case. Set contains five jumbo, double-sided lacing panels, plus five color-coordinated laces.
Letter Writing Guides are designed for individuals who are blind or have low vision. The guides are durable sheets with 13 apertures having standard line spacing. OPTIONS: Model 292102 is aluminum, model 435288 is plastic. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11 x 8.5 inches.
The LetterSchool App is a functional application for an iPad that can be used to teach children ages 5 and under with learning, fine motor, and upper extremity disabilities how to form letters and helps improve handwriting.
The Magnetic Chalk and Dry Erase Learning Board is a product to help individuals with disabilities practice writing skills. Using a dry erase marker, the user can practice letters and writing skills in their lap.
The Marks Script Guide is a clipboard equipped with a horizontal writing guides to help individuals with visual disabilities or with limited dexterity to write in longhand. The clipboard holds standard 8.5 x 11 inch paper. The horizontal guide slides up and down the left side of the blipboard, one line at a time.
The My Superhero Preschool Pack is a pack of arts and crafts tools designed for children with disabilities to encourage pencil control, visual motor planning as well as visual motor integration. Contains fluency patterns to trace and draw, mazes, and pattern. This pack has been designed for preschoolers, however may also be suitable for school age children in younger years.
The Opti-Plus Extra Sturdy Envelope Writing Guide is a writing guide designed for addressing envelopes for individuals with visual disabilities. This unit has Slotted openings to help the users address #10 business-size envelopes. The slots have adequate space for using a bold line writing pen. The unit is made of sturdy plastic with high contrast between the slotted top panel and the solid back panel. The user lifts the top panel and places the envelope on the back panel. Closing the top holds
The Opti-Plus Folding Check Writing Guide is a check writing guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This sturdy plastic guide has a Hinged frame with cut-out windows. The frame holds the check in place while the user writes within the cut-out windows. The guide fits most standard checks.
The Opti-Plus Signature Guide is a signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. It is a wallet sized plastic guide with a cut-out in the middle to aid in the the proper placement of a signature when signing a document. COLOR: Black.
Paragraph Practice Series is a writing program that give students with learning disabilities a strategy for writing paragraphs. It is designed to help students who have difficulty when faced with a standardized-test prompt, journal topic, or essay question in deciding what to write, how much to write, and what order to write in. This series gives students a strategy for writing paragraphs with these reproducible binders.
Playfoam® Shape & Learn Alphabet Set is a product designed for children with learning disabilities to teach them correct number and letter formation. Children can practice making numbers and shapes with this squishy, squashy Playfoam®? set. Preschoolers can place their Playfoam®? on top of the letter card to practice proper letter formation. No-mess, non-stick Playfoam®? can be usef for sculpting squishy, squashy creations anywhere and anytime. Playfoam®? never dries out.
Playfoam Shape & Learn Numbers Set is arts and crafts designed for Preschoolers to place on top of the number or shape card to practice proper number formation. Provides tactile and sensory stimulation, helps develop fine motor skills, and teaches proper number formation. Non-stick Playfoam is perfect for sculpting squishy, squashy creations anywhere and anytime. Never dries out.
The Pre-Writing Curriculum Enrichment Series is a three-book series published by Therapro that offers a variety of thematically related developmental activities to help children develop writing skills. Activities include: Trace and Draw, Crafts and Costumes, Cooking, Stories to Color and Read, and Games. Many of the worksheets are reproducible. Helps all levels of development with hand skills, eye-hand coordination, perception, and sensory-motor awareness. Ideal for preschool and kindergarten pr
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: A child using a metal bolt as a writing implement can activate a tape player or other device by tracing the appropriate path on a metal cookie sheet. This activity strengthens fine motor and grasping skills. Describes a motion detection switch, constructed by soldering a subminiature plug to one end of a 4 inch conductor wire and wrapping the other end tightly around a 4 inch long metal bolt. Simple paths or letters are cut from paper or cardboard and
The Raised Line Seasonal Mazes is a set of coloring pages designed for individuals with motor impairment to use. Users color the large maze illustrations from the beginning to the end. Further, the raised lines help to keep user inside the lines. Visually impaired individual can color the path or use a crayon or pencil to follow the wide "road." The mazes are also good activities for promoting motor planning, visual tracking, and visual motor discrimination. Each set includes 4 easy to medium-ea
Raised numbers is a handwriting training book that contains outlines of raised numbers displayed on writing paper in a landscape format. This can be used by individuals with learning or cognitive disabilities. The raised lines on each number help the user writer stay inside the number. It includes numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0.
Roll-A-Dough Letters is a hands on way for students to learn capital letters and numbers. It is designed for children with learning disabilities or cognitive disabilities. This product helps children learn letter recognition and formation. It comes with 18 double-sided capital and number cards, tray, and gluten free play dough. Children can also use letter cards in tray with rice or sand to form letters to increase the hands-on aspect of the product.
Script Letter Sheet presents tactile description of upper case and lower case letters. Letters measure approximately 3/4 inch and are embossed on a white braille sheet, 9 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches. The Script Letter Board ($7.58) has sunken alphabet which provides practice in forming upper case and lower case letters. Students can use pencil or pen. Letters measure approximately 3/4 inch and are incised into a plastic board, 9 1/2 by 11 1/4 inches.
The American Printing House Signature Guide is an aluminum signature guide designed for use by individuals who are blind or have low vision. This guide aids people who are visually impaired in writing their signatures. The aluminum frame has an opening with an elastic band, the band provides a guide for writing and flexes to allow for the descenders of letters. The frame also has a rubber backing to prevent slipping.
Stage Write Raised Line Paper is a six stage series of handwriting papers that begins with clearly defined writing spaces and perceptual cues that fade in successive Stages as the student gains mastery. The thick, colorful dark blue baselines are raised, providing not only visual cues, but also tactile cues. All lines separated by 3/8 inches except 1/4-inch separation in Stage 5.
The Feel-Good Guide to Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a personalized approach to feeling better for users struggling with fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS). It is intended for people with fibromyalgia and CFS who experience pain, exhaustion, and other symptoms. The guide begins with an overview, explaining what is known about FMS and CFS. It then describes and evaluates most available therapies, both conventional and alternative, that can address the physical, emotion
The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Life Planner and Workbook is a life planner/workbook for individuals with fibromyalgia. The Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Life Planner and Workbook offers interpretation of FMS and CFS and outlines solutions to the common Fibromyalgia symptoms. It offers education, understanding, and compassion, summarizes ways for the user to cope and adjust to the lifestyle changes. Written by a Fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue patient, the book outlin
The Tracing Letters Handwriting Practice with Chalk is a do it yourself activity for individuals with fine motor disabilities that gives them a confined space to practice letters as well as visual cues. For this activity, the occupational therapist, parent, or teach draws a random letter of the alphabet on the sidewalk with chalk. Then the child traces over that chalk with different colored chalk. When the child is tracing the letters over and over again and they will become more efficient at pl
CUSTOM ADAPTATIONPURPOSE: To aid a person who is blind or has low vision in writing checks. Unwanted x-ray film or plastic from an old notebook or portfolio cover is cut with a craft knife on a cutting board. To make a check writing guide, cover a check with tracing paper and draw rectangles around the sections the person will need to write in. If the person can make a signature but cannot print legibly, trace the signature area only. Tape the tracing paper over a sheet of plastic cut to the siz
The Typoscope is a black plastic reading and writing guide for individuals who have low vision or other visual disabilities. It functions as a masking device that blocks the glare from the page. It can also be used as a reading training guide. DIMENSIONS: Measures 5 by 3.5 inches with an opening 4 by 0.5 inches.
"DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY --- PURPOSE: To enable individuals with fine motor or vision disabilities to stay within lines on a tablet or write in straight lines. To make the guide, place a sheet of card stock on flat surface. Use a color that will create contrast between the writing surface and the guide. Using a ruler, measure one-half inch from left side of card stock at top and bottom and mark with a dot. Do the same on the right side. Place ruler along both dots and draw a connecting line from
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Template designed to enable a blind employment interviewer to fill out standard forms. Describes need for and development of a copper-laminate template using standard methods for producing printed circuit boards, involving development of positive and reverse films and photochemical etching. Described as being more expensive than hand cutting plastic or cardboard forms, but easier to duplicate for mass production. COMMENTS: For information contact the a