Assistive Technology: Toys

A selected list of toys in the SESA Library. Most are switch-adapted.

  Title and Description Call Number Publication Information

Adapted Zizzers : light duty power scissors.

Description: Battery powered scissors are switch adapted.

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T83

Zizzer
Black and Decker, [199-?]

Brontosaurus.

Description: Battery-operated toy is switch-adapted for teaching cause and effect. Dinosaur walks, cries, moves head.

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T115

Brontos
Iwaya, [2009?]

Bubble o' sound with joy stick.

Description: Battery-operated toy for teaching cause and effect. Bubble o' Sound combined with joystick switch teaches direction; each of 4 buttons has a different sound, and lights flash in rhythm with the sound.

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T41

Bubble
Jesana, [199-?]

Champ dog : therapeutic device.

Description: "Take Champ for a walk! Activate your capability switch and Champ will trot along wagging his tail, then he stops, sits on his hind legs and raises his paws and barks. ... he will help to increase visual attention and tracking skills."--publisher's website

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T132

Champ
Enabling Devices - Toys for Special Children, Inc, 2014.

Choice go board (3 x 3 icons).

Description:

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T112

Choice

3x3

Enabling Devices, 2010.

Jelly ball lamp.

Description: May be used with or without a switch. When activated, the lamp is illuminated and the jelly balls float. Jelly balls need to be soaked for 12-24 hours before using. Must be set up and supervised by an adult.

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T116

JellyBa
Enabling Devices and Toys for Special Children, 2012.

Koosh creative! paint center.

Description: "... features unique Koosh tools for painting fun. ... provides children with tools that enhance & broaden creativity by making painting fun & by producing exciting results. ... can be cleaned with lukewarm water. Wash clothing under cold tap water. Includes brush, stomper, roller, & stencils. Ages 4 & up."

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T71

Koosh
OddzOn Products, Inc., [199-?]

Large (12") time timer.

Description: Timer shows portions of an hour visually.

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T79

Large
distributed by Autism Resource Network, [2001]

L'il kitty : therapeutic device.

Description: "Meow! Press your capability switch and this little gray kitty walks, nods his head, wags his tail, playfully pounces and meows. He has a little blue bow and bell. "--publisher's website.

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T129

LilKitty
Enabling Devices - Toys for Special Children, Inc, 2014.

Magical light show.

Description: Lights, music and vibration! Press the yellow switch and feel subtle vibrations under your hand while the Magical Light Show begins. Provides great tactile awareness. Watch colored patterns against a black background and hear upbeat music. There is an external jack for your capability switch.

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T125

Magical
Enabling Devices, [2014]

Marble run.

Description: Marble run may be configured in multiple ways. Activate the switch, and music plays and the marbles roll. Good for visual tracking.

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T119

Marble
Enabling Devices, 2012.

My first r/c fire engine.

Description: Battery-operated toy for teaching cause and effect. Toy fire engine with remote control. Takes 3 AA batteries and 1 9-volt (for remote). Switch-adapted, takes 2 switches.

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T91

Myfirs
Enabling Devices, 2007.

Portable stereo radio CD player.

Description: "Portable CD Player with AM/FM Radio has been adapted to allow you to activate the CD or radio function with your capability switch. Simply plug your capability switch into the radio jack to play music or plug your switch into the CD jack to play and pause your favorite CD. The radio function requires continuous switch activation to play. This full function top-loading CD play has full range stereo speakers with digital LED displays. Easily fits on wheelchair trays."--Enabling Devices website.

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T123

Portab
Naxa Electronics Inc. ; modified and distributed by Enabling Devices,

Talking timer.

Description: Countup, countdown clock. Talking clock, with automatic announcement of the time under or over zero.

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T109

Talkin
Talking Timer, [2010?]

UFO starship therapeutic device.

Description: May be used as a switch or as a sensory device. "Press on the brown dots and discover 4 delightful sounds from space. One dot also starts the ship's engine, creating vibration and another activates the "take-off" lights."--publisher's website.

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T126

UFOstar
Enabling Devices - Toys for Special Children, Inc, 2014.