Timocco’s virtual gaming environment works on attention skills and gross motor movement together. In fact, therapists using Timocco have reported that using Timocco at the very beginning of a session gets children to be more focused throughout the remainder of the therapy session. Why? Timocco is designed to limit games to short work periods to prevent ADHD kids from getting ‘sucked’ into the game or tv screen. Then when a child finishes their computer related tasks, I have the child move on … [Read more...]
Attention, it’s working! Sharon Chatan talks about results working with an ADHD child.
Lior is a pleasant six year old girl who attends preschool. She visits our clinic once a week due to difficulties in motor planning and completing directed table-top tasks. She also exhibits a short attention span and works very slowly during didactic (instructional learning) activities. Her parents describe Lior as an energetic and active child who moves quickly from game to game and prefers active play in open spaces rather than quiet, table-top activities. Before she started preschool, Lior … [Read more...]
Another Happy Timocco User!
I had the chance to use Timocco with a 5 year old with significant attention and concentration deficits. Popping balloons according to the pin color wasn’t easy for him but despite the challenge he was devoted to completing the mission and finishing the game – which normally doesn't happen with other games he finds challenging. When we played once more it was evident that the attention game is a tool for building the organization skills required for daily living activities. The child "returned … [Read more...]