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Susan's Story - The Facts About Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain caused by the head being hit by something or shaken violently. Learn the facts about this all-too-common injury along with helpful tips for parents and teachers.

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Musical Light Box - Universal

Note: Review only, product no longer for sale.

Light Box Enhances Visually Impaired Children's View of the World

This multi-purpose musical light box can be used as a backlight for tracing or as a light source for the visually impaired. Easily activated by any of our capability switches. Accepts 1/8" plugs. Requires 2 "D" batteries

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Musical Light Box - Universal

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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