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Teaching Children with Serious Cerebral Palsy About Scanning

Using Clicker 4 to teach children the scan method of accessing a computer.

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Star Rings

Note: Review only, product no longer for sale.

Bright and easy to handle.

Four Multi Colored rings you can chew on. These rings attatch to a friendly star shape and when shaken will move in an interesting swingy fashion. Great for batting at, shaking easy grasping, mouthing, and hand to hand transferring. It's a real attention grabber.

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Use the Star Rings to act out a colourful version of "Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star". Children can track the Star's movements when you do "Up above the world so high".


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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Helping Fidgety Kids Sit Still at Circletime

Many children with sensory integration issues have trouble sitting still, in a circle, or in a class. For these kids, a sensory stratagy can help. ,Try letting the child hold "fidget toys" during circle or class. Try a Skwish, a few Wikki Stix, or Strength Putty. All of these toys feature sophisticated designs which do not look out of place in the hands of a school-age child. Save these toys for circle or quiet class time only. ,For more helpful ideas, see the article "Helping Fidgety Kids Sit Still" in the PlayPen.

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