Products and Materials:
Cognitive Connections offers some great resources for helping students develop executive function skills. I’m a huge fan of their planner for older students and their Wonder Time Clock for young kids.
Handwriting Without Tears offers a variety of multi-sensory educational products and materials to teach handwriting to pre-K through 5th-grade students.
Learning Works for Kids Through analyzing your child’s unique cognitive abilities, this site determines which technologies and online games and apps are most effective for your child’s needs and keeps parents informed of how to make the most of these technologies.
LockerWorks is an ultimate locker organizer that fits in almost any type of locker to make the most of locker space and help your child stay organized. Skills 4 Life is a Locker Works affiliate. Use SKL19 in the “code” field when entering a shipping address at checkout.
My Power Clock is an easy to set an alarm clock that is perfect for tracking time.
Pocket Full of Therapy provides unique materials for providing effective, appropriate, motivating, and fun pediatric learning and therapy for the class room, at home, or even as gift ideas.
Quizlet is an online study tool that helps students study a multitude of topics for free.
Social Thinking This site provides tools for developing Social Thinking skills. Social Thinking has to do with thinking about other people as we interact with them. How we think about others affects how we behave toward them, which then affects how others respond to us. Other’s responses then affect our emotions.
Southpaw Enterprises develops sensory integration and neurodevelopmental products for therapeutic professionals, teachers, and families with special needs children to address sensory needs.
Storybird is an excellent resource for creating visual stories for people of any age or artistic ability and for writing stories to go along with images.
StoryLine Online provides recordings of well-known actors reading storybooks for children so that they can have a story read to them at the click of a button.
The Alert Program, also known as “How Does Your Engine Run?” offers a practical approach to support self-regulation strategies for children of all ages. Through this program, children learn strategies to change or maintain their level of alertness in a variety of settings.
Therapro offers a range of innovative products for occupational therapists, speech therapists, physical therapists, educators, and parents.
Therapy Shoppe provides innovative sensory products, educational toys, and occupational therapy tools for learning, play, self-regulation, sensory integration, handwriting, motor skills development, fidgeting, and more.
Word Lock is a padlock that uses letters instead of numbers to help students easily remember a letter combination that creates a word, rather than trying to remember a number combination.
Your Therapy Source Find books and activities for occupational and physical therapists, special education, teachers, and parents in both print and electronic format for sensory and motor activities.
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