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paraplegic exoskeleton

This is kind of a cool article on a walking device for paraplegics. http://abledbody.com/techtalk/2010/07/16/robotic-suit-helps-paralyzed-walk-again/ You can read the full article.
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Toss Across

Toss Across is a tic tac toe game that is played by throwing bean bags at the squares which turns them over to reveal X’s and O’s. You throw the bean bags, and if they hit the square on one side an X would be turned over, but if you…
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skateboard

I have talked about using a scooterboard for activities, and often suggest just using a skateboard if you can't get a scooterboard.  Here is a family that has done that. Check out the full post about using a skateboard.
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Quick Tip; home programs

When giving home programs, keep in mind that these people have lives, and usually don’t have time to do a huge list of activities.  Give one really important thing to focus on at a time, and they may actually be able to do it.  (Of course,…
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Twister with a Twist

Twister is a good game to work on motor planning and gross motor skills. My nephew is autistic and he is very motivated by words and writing so we incorporated words into a game of twister to work on his motor planning skills. Put a strip…
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Therapy Chair

This is a little chair that I made over a year ago for one of my clients.  I had it posted somewhere else, and thought that I would add it here.  Honestly, it takes a long time to make, but it is cheap, and did exactly what I wanted it to…