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What Exactly Are Autism And PDD?

Did you know that autism and PDD occur four times more often in boys than girls? Want to learn more? Check out this short but thorough overview from NICHCY.

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1 thru 10 of 24 Products in the Switch Activity Center Subcategory

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Bubble Busy Box M0103: Bubble Busy Box
Perfect for multi-sensory exploration!
Bubble Busy Box With AM-FM Radio M0104: Bubble Busy Box With AM-FM Radio
Popular Bubble Busy Box Includes A Quality AM/FM Radio!
3 Function Activity Center M0106: 3 Function Activity Center
Fun cause and effect!
5 Function Activity Center - Busy Box M0107: 5 Function Activity Center - Busy Box
Multisensory Stimulation at your fingertips!
Animal Rock M0108: Animal Rock
Visit the forest at home!
5 Position Activity Centre with AM-FM Radio M0115: 5 Position Activity Centre with AM-FM Radio
Attract a kid's attention like a magnet!
6 Position Activity Centre with AM - FM Radio M0121: 6 Position Activity Centre with AM - FM Radio
Deluxe busy box has it all!
No Hearing Needed Busy Box M0122: No Hearing Needed Busy Box
For either poor or hyper acute hearing!
No Vision Needed Busy Box with AM - FM Radio M0123: No Vision Needed Busy Box with AM - FM Radio
Enjoy with ears and hands!
No Vision or Hearing Needed Busy Box M0124: No Vision or Hearing Needed Busy Box
All tactile busy box!

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Sound Puzzle Box Ideal For Children With Down Syndrome and Other Special Needs

Shape sorters present a special challenge for a cognitively young child or a blind child. Here are some time-tested techniques for teaching shape fitting and matching. Start playing by dumping the pieces out of the Sound Puzzle Box. Place the pieces in upside down so that they 'squeak' on the way out. Beginning with dumping builds the initial recognition of the objects 'belonging' inside the box, initial grasping skills, and cause and effect . Next, cover all holes but the circle. Show the child how to put the circle piece in to the circle hole. When the circle is mastered, use the other shapes. Next offer two holes and shapes, then three. This technique lets children choose from a manageable number of possibilities. This toy does not require sight, and the pieces are a good size for most children.

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