The spring season brings warmer longer days but also can be a wet time of year depending on where you’re at. We love the opportunities that springtime brings to go outside and play, but we know that there are times that thunderstorms or even a light drizzle can force the play inside. Timocco’s platform has the fun and engaging games to keep kids moving, even when they cannot play outside. We have created 3 ideas below that will help move and motivate, even when skies are gray. 1. Can’t go … [Read more...]
More Children “Moved” to Develop Skills with Timocco thanks to NewSchools Venture Fund
Timocco is one of 15 ed tech companies awarded funding through the NewSchools Ignite Special Education Challenge. Each cohort member is committed to create or expand an innovative ed tech product to help millions of students across the country who receive special education services achieve their most ambitious dreams. In addition to the funding, NewSchools will provide management assistance and create a community of practice for the cohort members. We will be expanding research and … [Read more...]
Timocco’s Trip to AOTA 2017 was Amazing!
The Timocco team just returned from Philadelphia at our 4th AOTA conference, and it was the best one yet! We were so excited to meet all of the therapists and professionals in the therapy arena, as well as the OTs of tomorrow (students). We had a Timocco marathon playing over 500 games over the course of 3 days. It was great to meet therapists who have used Timocco for years and hear their feedback on our new platform updates. There was no shortage of smiles and energy at our booth as we … [Read more...]
Spring has Sprung: Get Moving in New Creative Ways!
The days are getting longer and warmer, which means there is more time to play Timocco! March 20th marks the first day of a new season, spring. We’re excited to shed our winter layers and work on developing more motor, cognitive, attention, and social skills. Playing Timocco with the hands/arms is great, but have you ever thought about playing with other parts of the body? Below are some awesome examples of new ways to make Timocco an even more useful tool in your “therapy toolbox”. You can … [Read more...]
Game Highlight: Fish Spell offers great variety of Skill Development!
Timocco’s platform has so many great games for skill development, and we wanted to take some time to highlight one of our favorites, Fish Spell. The name of the game does contain the word spell, so there is definitely a letter/word component to this game, but it doesn’t have to be played with letters; you can also play with colors or shapes. The game mostly works on motor accuracy and efficiency, sequencing, spelling, as well as visual perception & discrimination. To play ‘Fish … [Read more...]
Another great article about Timocco’s journey and success in North America!
Timocco was once again featured in a prominent Northeast Ohio publication, The Akron Legal News. The article, which can be found HERE, speaks about Eran's decision to come to Akron from Tel Aviv, Timocco's growth since coming stateside, as well as some US therapist testimonials. “Kids want to play online games,” said Eran Arden, Timocco’s CEO. Timocco’s programs, which operate with a standard PC or Mac and a regular web camera, “give patients, who we call ‘players,’ game activities to … [Read more...]
Timocco Celebrates Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month!
As we head into March, The Timocco Team wants to raise awareness of Cerebral Palsy and the many ways that Timocco’s platform was designed to help. Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a condition caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain. CP affects a person’s muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. There are approximately 500,000 people in the US affected by CP. Timocco’s motion based therapy games are designed to work on skills for children of varying abilities, and our players with CP … [Read more...]
With Timocco’s Updated Platform, It’s Even More Fun to Practice Developmental Skills!
We are extremely excited today in the office, and we know that you will be too. We are always looking to improve the Timocco experience. With the release of our new version, the “Timocco Time” of your session(s) will be faster and more effective. But first, we wanted to thank you all for answering our surveys and phone calls, the feedback we received helped us in building a better and more motivating platform. Timocco’s development and product team have heard your responses and … [Read more...]
Providence Business Journal Highlights Timocco’s Fun Supination/Pronation Platform
The Providence Business News just released a very informative article about Timocco’s Supination/Pronation platform. The article mentions the history of how the relationship was formed between researchers at Brown University, Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Meeting Street as well as the grant from the BIRD Foundation. Motivation and engagement are critical to helping children and adults move forward with their therapy goals, and this article does a great job explaining all the exciting benefits … [Read more...]
Top Three Engaging Timocco Plans based on Developmental Age!
Within the Timocco platform, there are many ways to play and engage the player. Our plans were designed by OTs and educators to align to common IEP goals and consist of pre-selected games with pre-set settings. The settings get progressively more challenging throughout the plan to work on the selected skill. Also, these plans have built-in assessment games that enable the therapist/professional to compare progress over time. Timocco’s plans can be used in a variety of ways, but we generally … [Read more...]
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