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Helping Those Hearing Hassles!

Helping children with mild and moderate hearing impairments understand what they hear.

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Groovy Skwish

Note: Review only, product no longer for sale.

This compact Skwish really is groovy!

Multicoloured wooden beads and dowels are grooved! The textured detailing and bells add greater sensory impact. Great for blind children and kids who are working on their sensory integration skills.

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Groovy Skwish

Play Tip!

Hold a skwish in front of your child and move it to the left right and above her. Encourage her to follow it with her eyes by noisily shaking it. Hold it close enough to grab!


Typical Access Profile

Auditory

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Hearing
Hyper-Acute

Vision

Normal
Low
Extremely Low
Not Using Vision

Gross Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Gross Motor

Fine Motor

All
Some
Few
Not Using Fine Motor

Developmental Age Range

0 - 2
3 - 5
6 - 8
9 - 12
13 and Over

Language

Typical
Some Spoken
Receptive Only
Sign
Assistive/Augmentitive
Not Using Language
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When is it good to be a creepy crawly?

To help children with low muscle tone or strength learn to creep, try putting them at the top of a gently slanting smooth board. Put an interesting toy like a Skwish, at the bottom and watch them go! A couple of hints for kids who are slow to get it: Bare feet help. You can place your palms at the soles of their feet to give them something to push off against. If needed, flex their legs reciprically to help them learn the movement pattern.

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