Hands On Manipulatives for Children with Special Needs

Make learning fun with soft and friendly hand puppets that engage young students with developmental disabilities. Communication books and talking photo albums strengthen communication skills in children with special needs by providing a range of communication choices. Hands on manipulatives engage everyone in the learning process, especially children with special needs. Communication books give children with developmental disabilities a voice. Talking photo albums are a fun way to encourage social interaction and speech development for children with speech delays. Children with moderate to severe developmental disabilities can also learn essential communication skills by using hands on manipulatives during play time and learning time.

Moe the Frog Puppet

Moe the Frog — star of the ELSB Curriculum

He's fun, friendly, and captivating, helping you add a creative touch to your child's experience with our Early Literacy Skills Builder Software. Great for imaginative play, too.

Moe the Frog Puppet has long legs and a big movable mouth.

Item No: EL-S01AF

Time Timers

Tools for time management

Time Timers provides the ability to judge how much time is left without having to know how to tell time.

Does breakfast time need to have a specific ending point? Is a boundary needed for computer time before bed? Encourage self-monitoring and independence with daily routines and special projects with this simple tool.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Attainment Puppet Assortment

These three lovable puppets are a great way to enrich family interactions.

They’re fun, friendly, and captivating to students, helping you add a creative touch to your lessons. Great for imaginative play, too. Available as a money-saving three puppet assortment.

Item No: PUP-10AF

Communication Books

Ideal for manual communication systems

The Personal and Large Communication Books are ideal for hands-on communication. The easy-to-open books lie flat so they stay open until you turn the page. Sturdy, plastic pages contain transparent pockets (3" x 3.5") for communication cues. Tabs on every page make page-turning easier. Each pocket can hold single or multiple communications. Personalize with photos, symbols, or remnants familiar to you. The Personal Book is the smaller choice with one pocket per page, while the Large Book has three pockets. Both books contain twelve pages.

Multiple Pricing Options Available.

Talking Photo Album

Make your family pictures talk!

Tell a story, share an experience, follow a recipe – this versatile Talking Photo Album can be used for a variety of purposes. Develop a social story that helps streamline a daily routine or process by combining pictures with the story.

Item No: PH-01AF