FC: Assistive Technology for Autism
1: BODY BAG This bag is used for therapy to help children a some for of autism.This is help them feel safe if they are having problems or dealing with an uncomfortable situation. It lets them learn how to hang stress and find where they are. It is good for children with sensory disorders as well.
3: Visual Timer This item is for telling time and helps with time concepts and how much time is left, etc. This time is silent it shows how much time is left without sound.
5: Stress Putty This item is used to help increase fine motor developement and help with grip. This works well with children with Autism because it wokrs their hands and lets them to relieve stress without acting out in class or at home. It lets them work on increasing their fine motor production and keep there fingers working.
7: Big Mac The Big Mac should be used for autistic children who highly desire sensory activities. This is a good way for them to sit and listen to what is said on the recording and follow the instructions
9: Bouncy Balls Using bouncy balls in special education classrooms help children with their fine and gross motor control. Bouncy balls could be used by children with autism who need to work on focus, social skills, and motor control.
11: STRETCH BANDS Stretch Bands are used by children with autism to build muscle. They can also use the Stretch Bands for anxiety relief. They also use these bands for something to do while learning helping them focus.
13: HIGHLIGHTED PAPER Highlighted Paper is used to improve writing skills for children with autism. It helps these students keep their writing in between the lines. It also helps with the size of their letters, allowing them to see how big or small they need to write.
15: STRESS BALLS Stress Balls are great for children with autism because they are able to use the ball as a way to release their anxiety, stress and frustration.
17: Weighted Blanket A weighted blanket is used for keeping children with Autism focused while participating in an activity or to calm the child down.
19: Resistance Tunnel The resistance tunnel helps give children a sense of body awareness and help enhance motor development.
21: Peek-a-Pillow The Peek a Pillow is used to stimulate the senses. It can keep children with autism occupied. It has toys that are hidden in the pillow and it lets them find them and play with them.
23: Jake Jake the Sensory Snake This is recommended for sensory integration therapy. It lets children experience senses that they did not even know that they had.
24: Krinkle Bug Rain Stick
25: This product is used to help students with sensory motor development. It is made of crinkle material that will keep the child's attention and it lets them explore different sound and how objects feel. This is good for keeping them entertained for awhile.
26: Cando exercise web This product lets the child use his motor skills and resistance by pulling the object. It works the motor skill so they can remember them. It can strengthen the child's and can be used in the home or in the classroom