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...]
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...]
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 awarded 3rd place at Pediatric Innovation Conference!
We were honored to be chosen as one of the finalists for the Pediatrics 2040 event in Miami, Florida. The event was sponsored by some of the leading hospitals in the United States and aims to support and improve health care for children through innovation. There were speeches by some of the top minds in pediatric care during the conference, but the highlight for us was the pitch competition. Yesterday, Our CEO (Eran Arden), participated in a pitch competition which gave the finalists five … [Read more...]
What You’re Saying About Us!
We cannot stress enough the value of incorporating interesting and engaging therapeutic tools into your homes, sessions and educational facilities! While we feel we have so many great tips and ideas on how to use Timocco to motivate and work towards achieving goals in a fun way - we thought this might be a great opportunity to let one of our fellow therapists shed some light on how they feel about Timocco. Here is what one therapist had to say about the positive impact of Timocco when … [Read more...]
We recently launched two new games geared towards older kids, and updated three of our current games!! Be sure to check them out!! Spaceboard - Navigate through space on your board while catching coins and avoiding obstacles! Play it with one controller attached to the shirt around chest level. You can attach our controllers to a shirt using a paperclip or hair "claw". Ancient Temple - Climb your way up the temple's wall and complete two-handed tasks between climbs. This game works only … [Read more...]
Get Everything You Can Out of Timocco
Do you want to learn more about how to be creative and most effective while using Timocco? Or how to better target specific skills or areas? Make sure to like our Facebook page to get the most up to date pictures, videos, special offers and information on what is happening in Timocco! If you're a therapist, join our Timocco for Therapists group. Please share your ideas or ask questions, we would love to hear from you! … [Read more...]
This month we will be traveling to Maryland and will also stY local in Columbus, Ohio for conferences. On November 6th, we will be traveling to the Maryland Occupational Therapy Conference in Timonium Maryland, where we will have a booth for area therapists to come and see what Timocco is all about! November 18th and 19th we will be back in Columbus, our home away from home, for OCALICON! We are looking forward to the opportunity to share with the autism community how Timocco can help … [Read more...]