Whether or not you have a vacation planned for this summer, Timocco has some fun in store for you. Below we have highlighted some of our favorite games that remind us of the summer season. Give these games a whirl and we're sure you will find yourself laughing and smiling while working on functional skills. Beach Ball is a great game for motor accuracy, planning as well as motor coordination and timing skills. The object of the game is to bounce the balls off of the hand that your Timocco … [Read more...]
Timocco’s Facebook LIVE Takeover with The Inspired Treehouse – Recap
Several weeks ago we were lucky enough to have a visit from Lauren Dronjak, one of the two founders of the amazing blog The Inspired Treehouse. The Inspired Treehouse (www.theinspiredtreehouse.com) is a resource for child development. The two founders and main contributors, Lauren and Claire, are pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of clinical and school-based experience, but they are busy moms too! After playing many games and discussing Timocco in our Akron … [Read more...]
Smile, It’s Springtime! Rainy Day Recommendations
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...]
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...]
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...]
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...]
Timocco recognized for progress in top NEOH Business Magazine!
We were recently featured in the top business magazine for Northeast Ohio. Eran spoke about the challenges and advantages of moving to Akron, and all of the progress and growth that we’ve undergone. Specifically, the article touched on our recent Supination and Pronation platform launch. Crain is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 55 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. Crain’s publishes regional business news for … [Read more...]
Speech Therapy Applications For ASD-Communication & Interaction
Our team has experience working with children with autism and we understand the underlying goal that accompanies any discipline of therapy when working with children diagnosed with ASD - furthering communication and interaction skills. Many therapists shy away from utilizing the computer in therapy, however, the virtual reality playing zone that Timocco provides can be experienced as a safety zone for children with ASD and can, therefore, provide a platform from which they can more … [Read more...]
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