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...]
6 year old with CP ‘forgets’ he’s got a weak hand!
I met Ben (alias), a cute 6 year-old with hemiplegic CP, when I joined his weekly physiotherapy session at an early childhood development center. I joined the sessions to guide his therapist on using Timocco in therapy. Ben was highly motivated to play the games and as a result, he used his weaker hand constantly and for longer periods of time. He played, succeeded, had fun and most of all, worked on strengthening his upper extremities and learned to believe in his abilities. … [Read more...]
Fill in your details to start your free Timocco trial