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...]
Another great article about Timocco’s journey and success in North America!
Timocco was once again featured in a prominent Northeast Ohio publication, The Akron Legal News. The article, which can be found HERE, speaks about Eran's decision to come to Akron from Tel Aviv, Timocco's growth since coming stateside, as well as some US therapist testimonials. “Kids want to play online games,” said Eran Arden, Timocco’s CEO. Timocco’s programs, which operate with a standard PC or Mac and a regular web camera, “give patients, who we call ‘players,’ game activities to … [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...]
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...]
Looking for Timocco in 2017?
2016 was a very exciting year for the Timocco Team, to say the least! We spent time on both the West and East coast of the USA and successfully brought Timocco into the hands of countless therapists, teachers, parents, and their kids to help make therapy more enjoyable and motivating. Throughout the past year, we have attended a number of great conferences with specific focuses on everything from Occupational Therapy, Autism, and Assistive Technology. Some examples are listed below. - AOTA … [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...]
Timocco recognized for progress in top NEOH Business Magazine!
We were recently featured in the top business magazine for Northeast Ohio. Eran spoke about the challenges and advantages of moving to Akron, and all of the progress and growth that we’ve undergone. Specifically, the article touched on our recent Supination and Pronation platform launch. Crain is one of the largest privately owned business media companies with 55 leading business, trade and consumer brands in North America, Europe and Asia. Crain’s publishes regional business news for … [Read more...]
Exciting Update! New Supination & Pronation Platform Launches in Providence!
We wanted to let you know that now kids and adults can practice supination and pronation while playing. On Friday, some of the Timocco team headed to Providence, Rhode Island to kick off an exciting new phase to our therapy offerings. We have been working hard for over 2 years with partners such as Brown University, Hasbro Children's Hospital, and Meeting Street, with support from the BIRD Foundation on a groundbreaking new platform and game controller. Our new supination/pronation … [Read more...]
Communication, Social Interaction, Problem Solving & Sequencing
Looking for games that can target skills such as communication, social interaction, problem-solving and sequencing? Here are a few ideas! Communication: A number of our games can be used to incorporate opportunities for communication. Communication skills can range from identifying the hidden objects as the child uncovers them in our "Hidden Treasure" game, describing what the Timocco monkey is doing in the unveiled pictures of the "Photo Album" game or identifying shapes, numbers, … [Read more...]