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Occupational Therapy Products
Occupational Therapy Products- ask your OT where to find please!
The Pencil Grip - the best grip we have found to promote correct pencil grasp. Ask your OT to be sure if a pencil grip is needed, we can often just use shorter pencils or crayons.
Sure Grip Crayons -these are short, cone-shaped crayons that will promote good hand development for future pencil grasp.
Therapeutic Putty -play dough type substance that comes in various degrees of resistance to strengthen hands.
Wikki-Stix - wax coated strings easily manipulated to form shapes, letters, and numbers.
Move n' Sit Cushion -improves trunk stability while allowing gentle rocking movement. Can be used in various chairs or on the floor. Found on Amazon.
Table Top Writing Slant Boards - provides a vertical surface on the desktop to promote wrist extension. Therapy Shoppe www.therapyshoppe.com, www.Theraproducts.com or AMAZON
Right Line Paper & Highlighted Paper - raised line paper that provides visual and tactile cues for helping the child feel where to start and stop writing within the lines. Found on amazon and Therapy Shoppe, etc.
Squiggle-Wiggle Writer -vibrating pen that provides sensory feedback. It's the most fun a child will have with a pen while writing or drawing! on AMAZON
NUK Toothbrush -an infant toothbrush that can be used for oral motor facilitation. www.Theraproducts.com
Animal Markers (Dinosaur/Jungle/Farm) -short, rounded markers that will promote good hand development for future pencil grasp.
Double-Sided Oval Surgical Scrub Brushes- the best brushes we have found to use with therapeutic deep pressure brushing. THIS SHOULD BE RECOMMENDED BY AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR A CHILD WITH SPECIFIC SENSORY NEEDS. Therapy Shoppe maybe, hard to find!
Weighted Vests & Blanket an effective tool to provide proprioceptive feedback often having an organizing and calming effect on children. THIS SHOULD BE RECOMMENDED BY AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST FOR A CHILD WITH SPECIFIC SENSORY NEEDS. Google instructions and YOU TUBE to make at home or look for a CHENILLE one on www.magicweightedblanket.com
Dycem Matting - a nonslip material that can be used to secure dishes while eating, keep educational materials on the desktop, and provide a nonslip sitting surface for chairs and wheelchairs.
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