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 San Francisco: NewSchools Venture Fund Award Recap
During mid-May, we were ecstatic to be awarded a grant from NewSchools Venture Fund to improve the lives of more children. Timocco’s CEO, Eran, had been encouraged to apply for the challenge, and our office in Akron was filled with excitement and joy when we discovered we 1 of 15 chosen winners. The purpose of the challenge was to innovate and bring a diversity of educational technology into classrooms in alignment with NewSchools’ mission. NewSchools Venture Fund is a not-for-profit … [Read more...]
More Children “Moved” to Develop Skills with Timocco thanks to NewSchools Venture Fund
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...]
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...]