Several weeks ago we were lucky enough to have a visit from Lauren Dronjak, one of the two founders of the amazing blog The Inspired Treehouse. The Inspired Treehouse (www.theinspiredtreehouse.com) is a resource for child development. The two founders and main contributors, Lauren and Claire, are pediatric physical and occupational therapists with years of clinical and school-based experience, but they are busy moms too! After playing many games and discussing Timocco in our Akron … [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...]
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...]
New Plan: Neglected Hand Integration!
Who is it for? The Timocco “Neglected Hand Integration Plan” is designed for children between the developmental ages of 3-5 who demonstrate limited use of a particular hand during day to day functioning/activity. What does it do? This plan relates to the difficulties exhibited by children who experience neglect, avoidance and weakness of one particular hand. It aims to provide encouraging and motivating opportunities to gradually integrate the use of the less used hand across a range of … [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...]
Happy Holidays From Timocco..Special Therapist Offer!
‘Tis the season for giving! Why not give yourself a gift while improving therapy skills and motivation too? It’s difficult during the holiday season to encourage kids to consistently attend therapy and continue to work on their skills. Timocco has a solution for you! With Timocco’s ready-made Functional Skills Plans, you are able to assign a Plan to a child and they gain free home access to the fun, interactive games! The best part.. each time they play you can track data and their progress … [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...]
Great Videos of a Child Playing Timocco!
We met Kari, a mom with two kids on the Autism spectrum, the other week at the OCALI Conference in Ohio. She recently posted a few great videos of her son playing Timocco to her blog that are worth checking out! Here are the videos: Falling Fruit Order up! What's next? Make sure to check out more videos on our YouTube Channel! … [Read more...]
Black Friday/Thanksgiving Offer- $50 off!
Celebrate Thanksgiving/ Black Friday! Save $50 on a 1-year Timocco License! Purchase a 1-year Timocco license before December 4, 2015 and receive $50 off the total price! A one year license includes a Timocco kit (3 colorful glove/ball controllers and a state-of-the-art webcam), 10 connected players with data tracking and free home use, access to over 50 fun, interactive games, Functional Skills Plans, and 1 hour of remote training! To take advantage of this offer, click HERE! What Can … [Read more...]