Children with HEARING challenges may need special assistance in developing:
Alertness to their environment through their senses.
PLAYFUL PATTERNS * SUPER YUMMY * TANGIBALL
Effective use of residual hearing. Products which present sound variations.
BILINGUAL SONGS ENGLISH FRENCH CD **I'M GOING GREEN! CD**SOUNDS LIKE LEARNING CD
Their use of visual and tactile cues.
Colorful, interactive toys that invite children to explore:
CASTLE MARBLEWORKS * GIANT PEGBOARD * MONKEY SEE, MONKEY DO * MARBLEWORKS Starter Set * MEASURE UP! Cups * PLACE & TRACE * PLAYFUL PATTERNS * ROLL & PLAY * SUNSHINE MARKET * TRICKY FINGERS
And interactive books such as:
THE PRINCESS AND THE DRAGON book and puppet
Puzzles which provide both visual and/or tactile features.
TREE PUZZLE ** PLACE & TRACE
Books presenting good visual stimulation.
AHOY, PIRATE PETE * ONCE UPON A TIME *
Social skills (relationships and group interaction).
Any game or game-like activity that requires interaction and turn-taking.
DISCOVERY FUN PLAYHOUSE * A B SEAS * ROLL & PLAY * ZIP TRACK
Communication skills (which most of us acquire up to 80% through hearing).
Pictures provide endless possibilities for language stimulation.
AHOY, PIRATE PETE * ONCE UPON A TIME * ZINGO!
Some games also tend to stimulate language because of their action.
A B SEAS * WIZ KIDZ * ZINGO!
All books provide excellent opportunities for language stimulation.
Balance and coordination which may be affected by inner-ear irregularities.
DISCOVERY FUN PLAYHOUSE * CASTLE MARBLEWORKS * FLIP FLOP FACES * HAMMER AWAY! * MARBLEWORKS Starter Set * TANGIBALL
Reading readiness skills, which are affected by limited language exposure.
Toys and games that encourage sequencing and patterning activities.
BOOMERINGS * BUSY BUGS * FASHION FRIENDS * GIANT PEGBOARD * MEASURE UP! Cups * PLAYFUL PATTERNS * TRICKY FINGERS * ZINGO!
Exploration and discrimination of shape, size and color.
BUSY BUGS * GIANT PEGBOARD * MOSAIC MYSTERIES * SUNSHINE MARKET * WORKING TRIO