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...]
Come and visit us at BETT 2011 SN60!
BETT is the largest education technology exhibition in the world. Over 600 exhibitors displaying the latest educational technology. Timocco is proud to be part of the show this year. We are locted at SN60 Stand and we'll be happy to meet you and show you Timocco in person. BETT is located in Olympia London and will be open January 12th - 15th. See you there! … [Read more...]
Article supporting the use of Virtual Environment in Therapy
Play Therapy Utilizing the Sony EyeToy ® Anthony Lewis Brooks¹ and Eva Petersson Our hypothesis is that game playing using embodied user interaction has evaluand potentials in therapy and thus significance in quality of life research for the special needs community. A state of presence is inherent where stimulation of fantasy and imagination involves engagement and subsequent interaction with a virtual environment (VE). Once this engagement is achieved and sustained we propose that a higher … [Read more...]
Article supporting the use of Virtual Reality for children with CP
Use of Virtual Reality to Improve Upper-Extremity Control in ChildrenWith Cerebral Palsy: A Single-Subject Design Yu-Ping Chen, Lin-Ju Kang, Tien-Yow Chuang, Ji-Liang Doong, Shwn-Jan Lee, Mei-Wun Tsai, Suh-Fang Jeng, Wen-Hsu Sung Virtual reality (VR) creates an exercise environment in which the intensity of practice and positive feedback can be systematically manipulated in various contexts. The purpose of this study was to investigate the training effects of a VR intervention on reaching … [Read more...]