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 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...]
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...]
Motivating Visit with our Neighbors at Akron Children’s Hospital!
On Tuesday, we got the chance to watch Timocco be played by a patient and one of the Akron Children’s Therapists. We asked the child what her favorite game was and she told us it was “Train Tracks”, however after playing “Shoot for the Stars” in our Supination & Pronation platform, she told us she liked playing that game even more! Her therapist, Mary Beth Doerr(OT), mentioned to us before the session that this patient with hemiplegic CP reached further and for longer periods while … [Read more...]
Timocco Presents with Fellow Scholars in the Field of Child Development
November 22, 2012 - The Timocco team travels to the Dead Sea for the Institutes of the Israeli Association for Child Development and Rehabilitation. This yearly conference shows promise of a growing and profoundly useful convention in the field of Health Games, and Virtual Reality Gaming Technology for the purpose of child rehabilitation. This year world - renowned scholars in the field of child development will be present to share their knowledge, insight, and new innovations that are assisting … [Read more...]
Growing with Timocco – Case Study
A case study conducted by an occupational therapist showing how Timocco was able to preserve and improve performance in a young boy suffering from a variety of motor difficulties. “Allen came to the occupational therapy clinic for an evaluation at the age of 5 years and 2 months, on the recommendation of his kindergarten teacher. She noticed that he was getting tired from sitting at a table, and refraining from activities such as drawing and art. He basically displayed difficulty with any … [Read more...]