Ask Me More Tigger, Ask Me More Pooh, and Ask Me More Eeyore are stuffed animals designed for use by children with upper extremity, vision, and severe physical disabilities. Sold separately, when children squeeze each animal's paw, they answer yes or no questions and occasionally ask questions of their own.
Big Bird, model 4021, is a stuffed animal designed for use by children with disabilities. It says "Peek-A-Boo" when the child covers or uncovers its eyes, "Pat-A-Cake" when the child claps its hands together, and "This Little Piggy" when its toes are pressed. It also giggles when its tummy is pressed.
The Chirping Chick, model 62, is a toy designed for use by children with mobility, upper extremity, or severe physical disabilities. This fluffy yellow chick chirps when a slight amount of pressure is applied to its head or the yellow activation pad. POWER: Uses 2 AAA batteries (not included). DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 5.25 x 4.25 x 3.5 inches.
Clancy and Clementine, the Signing Bears are stuffed animals designed for children with hearing disabilities. Clancy wears a ribbon around his neck, has a large heart on his chest, and signs "I Love You." Clementine wears a hat with a pink flower, has a large heart on her chest, and signs "I Love You." COLOR: Clancy is brown with a red heart and ribbon. Clementine is light brown with a pink heart.
The Dressing Monkey, model W39592, is a fine motor skill activity toy designed for use by children with fine motor disabilities. This plush toy monkey is designed to aid in developing basic daily dressing skills. He comes colorfully dressed in complete attire offering eleven learn-to-dress activities. Attire includes removable socks, lace-up sneakers, a shirt, and overalls. Basic activities include practice in tying shoes, snapping straps, and zipping pockets. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long. COLOR:
The Floppy Bunny is a switch operated toy for individuals with physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. This fuzzy adapted toy squeaks, hops, sits, moves his ears, and wiggles his nose. Model 150 has a 0.25-inch jack and model 150-8 has a 1/8-inch jack to enable use with a single switch (switch not included). COLOR: Light grey body, white and pink nose, and black and white ears.
The Gund Storytime Bear is a stuffed animal designed for use by children with low vision or cognitive disabilities. When the bear's paw is pressed, it reads the poem, "The Night Before Christmas." Pressing the paw again stops the reading. The bear reads in a natural male voice, not a computer voice. While reading, the bear's mouth moves in sync with the words, the head and body move. Five seconds of recording time is provided to enable a child's name to be inserted. The bear will then greet the
The HealthSmart Kids Margo Moo Reusable Hot/Cold Compress, model 615-5000-0001, is a pediatric hot and cold pack holder designed for use by children with upper or lower extremity injuries. The unit consists of a plush stuffed cow that holds a reusable hot and cold compress. The stuffed animal provides a protective barrier between the compress and the child's body, while it attaches securely to the child's arms or legs using hook-and-loop fasteners on the cow's fore and hind legs. The stuffed ani
Hug & Learn Baby Tad is an educational toy designed for use by children between nine and 24 months of age with cognitive, learning, or developmental disabilities. Children squeeze the sun on the daytime hand to hear six happy, active songs and to play a fun learning game: flashing lights follow the beat of the music and guide children to the color and shape buttons on the plush baby frog's chest. Cheerful encouragement and laughter reinforce learning. For quiet times, children squeeze the mo
The Learn to Dress Monkey is a dressing activity designed for use by children with fine motor, upper extremity, or cognitive disabilities. This plush monkey features removable socks, sneakers, a t-shirt, and denim overalls for on/off dressing practice. Dressing activities include lacing up the colorful sneakers, buttoning pockets, snapping straps, and zipping another pocket. The toy offers practice 11 different dressing skills. DIMENSIONS: 22 inches long.
Love to Hug Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and Piglet are stuffed animals designed for use by children with upper extremity, vision, and severe physical disabilities. These squeezable stuffed animals (each sold separately) ask for more hugs once thet have been squeezed. When the child leaves them alone for a few moments, they asked to be hugged again.
The Maltese Puppy is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This toy puppy walks, barks, and wags its tail when activated by a capability switch (not included). Equipped with a grooming brush. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMEMSION (HxLxW): 5.25 x 8 x 3.75 inches. COLOR: White.
Nurserytime Lena Lamb is a touch-activated, voice output stuffed animal designed for use by children with blindness or low vision or cognitive disabilities. It is intended for children ages newborn and up. This animated mother lamb recites nursery rhymes while cradling her baby. Story time begins with a gentle squeeze of the lamb's front paw. While a soothing lullaby plays in the background, the toy recounts five childhood classics, including Jack and Jill, Humpty Dumpty, and Hickory Dickory Doc
The Peek-a-Boo Bear is a voice output, touch-activated stuffed animal designed for use by children with blindness, low vision, or cognitive disabilities. It is intended for children ages newborn and up. When the bear's paw is squeezed, it raises the blanket it is holding over its eyes, asks "Where did you go?" and then lowers the blanket and says "Peek-a-boo, I found you!" in a giggly voice. The bear sits upright for engaging play and his mouth opens and closes as it says phrases like "Hello, ba
The Perkins Panda Early Literacy Program is a braille instruction kit designed for use by children who are blind or have low vision. This kit includes materials that help teach fundamental early literacy skills to children with visual impairments and help parents to be more involved in their child’s development. Included in the kit are three packets, each with an interrelated storybook, activity guide, and cassette with songs and new stories to complement the storybooks. In addition, there is a
Pinky Piglet, model 9200, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This plush toy walks, wiggles its nose, and oinks when the capability switch (not included) is activated. This piglet also has a pink bow on its ear. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 4.5 x 7 x 3.5 inches.
PoPo Monkey, model 311 and 311-8, is a specially adapted hanging toy that can be activated by any Toys for Special Children capability switch (see separate entries) for individuals with physical disabilities. This plush little monkey sits on a perch that must be suspended from above. When activated, the monkey rocks back and forth, curls and uncurls his tail, and makes sounds. COLOR: Brown body, white stomach, white and orange face.
Pudgy Piglet, model 312, is a switch operated toy designed for children with upper extremity, severe physical, or mobility disabilities. This plush adapted toy walks, wags its tail, wrinkles its nose, and oinks when the switch (sold separately) is activated. A switch jack is built in. POWER: Uses two C batteries (not included). COLOR: Beige.
The Purring Dreeble, model 70, is a touch activated toy designed for use by children with physical, cognitive, or sensory disabilities. This furry little animal purrs when stroked with the lightest touch and shrieks when squeezed too tightly. POWER: Uses two triple-A batteries. DIMENSIONS(LxHxW): 4 x 3 x 5 inches.
Roly Poly Calf is a specially adapted switch operated toy designed for use by children with upper extremity and severe physical disabilities. This plush cow moos, walks, wags his tail, and nods his head when activated with a switch (sold separately). A switch jack is built in. COLOR: White and black.
The SarahBear is a stuffed animal designed for use by children with lower extremity amputation or other physical disabilities. This plush bear is intended to be a therapeutic friend who helps children understand that people with physical disabilities are as loveable and acceptable as everyone else. This surface-washable bear comes complete with a plastic prothetic leg and a hooded sweatshirt with "SarahBear" embroidered on the front. OPTIONS: The sweatshirt can be personalized with a name on the
Sing 'N Giggle Pooh, Sing 'N Giggle Tigger, and Sing 'N Giggle Piglet (each sold separately) are touch activated stuffed animals designed for use by children with low vision or neurological disabilities. Each toy features soft, thick oatmeal-textured fabric for tactile feedback and squeezing their stomachs causes each to sing a song unique to that character; tickling the stomachs during the song causes the animals to giggle. Based on the Winnie the Pooh books by A. A. Milne, these characters fea
Snakey is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. This plush toy and puppet consists of seven detachable segments, with each segment joined by a different fastener that is color-coded to aid in the recognition of how the fasteners join. This toy provides a creative method of learning to manipulate buttons, snaps, clips, zippers, plastic buckles, and Velcro. The head is a hand puppet to encourage imaginative play. DIMENSIONS: Fi
The Soft Light Up Truck is a touch activated stuffed animal designed visually stimulate and enhance fine motor training for children with low vision. Squeezing the soft Tonka truck results in lighting up his nose and projecting stars and moons on to the walls. POWER: Requires two "AA" batteries, included.
The St. Bernard Puppy, model 437, is a battery operated toy that can be adapted for switch use for children with severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. This plush toy moves forward and backward and wags its tail while barking when activated by a capability switch (not included). POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 7 x 7.5 x 3.75 inches. COLOR: Dark brown and white with black eyes and nose.
--- "DO IT YOURSELF" ENTRY ------- PURPOSE: Teddy bear head with eyes that can light up (controlled by an adult) as a reward for appropriate play with toys. Encourages purposeful play. A buzzer or other noisemaker can also be included. Instructions for making a device to encourage a child to play. A teddy bear head is cut out of wood (6 by 6 inches) with holes drilled for the eyes. This is covered with furry fabric; the nose part can be filled with stuffing and a plastic safety nose added. Provi
The Signing Teddy Bears: Honey & Cookie are stuffed animals designed for children with hearing disabilities. Each bear is designed to be held on the user's lap; the user slips his or her hand into the gloves on the paws and enables the bear to sign. Both bears are washable and non-allergenic. DIMENSIONS: Honey is 24 inches tall and Cookie is 18 inches tall.
The Toby Tracheasaurus Plush Toy and and Toby Tracheasaurus Puppet are educational toys designed for use with children with tracheostomies. Both the plush toy and the puppet come with a Shiley tracheostomy tube and a Passy-Muir Speaking Valve (see separate entry) to provide therapists and caregivers with an introduction to therapy for children with tracheostomies and facilitate vocalization.
The Toucan, model 401 and 401-8, is a switch operated hanging toy that can be activated by any Toys for Special Children capability switch (see separate entries) for children with physical or cognitive disabilities. This colorful, plush bird sits on a perch, which must be suspended from above. When activated he starts to swing back and forth and the device plays a song.
The Vibrating Musical Turtles, model 8050, is a switch-operated toy designed for use by children with visual, severe physical or upper extremity disabilities. When the capability switch (not included) is activated or the larger turtles’ back is pressed the toy turtles will walk along vibrating and playing a melody for 10 seconds. POWER: Uses 2 AA batteries. DIMENSIONS (HxLxW): 6 x 7 x 5 inches. COLOR:
The Weighted Animals are weighted shapes designed for use by individuals with neurological, sensory processing or self-regulation disabilties. These cuddly weighted toys are designed to provide calming deep pressure input for children and adults. Kitty Cuddles comes with fur with a fun print on its belly; the dolphin is made of soft fleece with a flannel tummy; Puppy Hugs is made with extra-soft fur with a fun doggy print on its belly; and Moose Masseuses is the largest and furriest of these plu
The Weighted Animals, models 3936 and 3937, are weighted shapes designed for use by individuals with self-regulation and sensory processing disabilities. Designed to provide calmness in children and to help improve attention and focus difficulties, the user can wrap the toys around his or her neck or shoulder to create a calming pressure. These weighted toys, resembling Kitty Kuddles (model 3936) and Puppy Hugs (model 3937), can be microwaved for a hot pack or placed in the freezer tor a cold pa
Wrapsters are posable stuffed animals designed for children with limited grasping ability or those working toward two-handed corrdinated activity. These toys have textured, snake-like bodies that can be wrapped around objects or around a shoulder, an arm, or a leg. They are available in a variety of characters and each includes a tag with its name and background information.