Parent of Child with Special Needs

You don't necessarily have the resources, time or expertise to replicate the supports your child benefits from at school.

In this collection Bridges offers some tools, software, resources and materials to reinforce learnings and routines from the day and some stuff just for fun too.

 

From the Blog 

6 Tips and How-To Video on Switch Adapting Battery Toys

 

Adapting Toys and Accessing Play 

Play is an essential part of learning and living for anyone regardless of ability.

Children who have physical, cognitive, sensory or communication challenges need to play just as much as anyone else, but they may rely more on play partners and ready adaptations to make that possible.

Visit our Adapting Toys and Accessing Play collection for tips on adapting toys, inclusive activities, and all the tools and resources you'll need to access play. 

Symbol Supports and Activities 

 

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Widgit Online Individual Annual Subscription

$90.00

Create, save, and print symbol documents online.  Per month subscriptions start only at $9/seat.  CLICK HERE to sign-up. Support learning and communication by creating symbol documents, flashcards, activities, and time tables in your web browser, meaning there's no software for you to install! With over 70 templates to choose from, easily create...

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Bubble Machine

Bubble Machine

$88.00

Place bubbles in the front reservoir for continuous bubbles. For switch control, plug the Bubble Machine into a PowerLink 4. The electronic Bubble Machine is a great option for providing hours of interactive entertainment!  This electric bubble machine is the best available. For switch control, use the PowerLink® 4 control unit.  This device wor...


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Bubble Machine Refills
Bubble Machine Refills
Bubble Machine Refills

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$12.00
Bubble Machine Refills

Bubble Machine Refills

$12.00

32-ounce refill for our Bubble Machine.


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Bump Armor Case for iPad Mini (stand not included)

Bump Armor Case for iPad Mini (stand not included)

$41.00

Bump Armor is an easy grip, durable, cleanable case with easel stand that protects your iPad Minis or iPads.   (NOTE comes with case only) The Bump Armor SM is designed for the iPad Mini.Tough enough for kids but carefully designed with durability and safety in mind: Bump Armour SM has passed Military STD 810G-516.6 testing. Bump Armor is made ...

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Big Step By Step with or without Levels

Big Step By Step with or without Levels

$263.00

Record a series of messages to this dedicated speech generating device and then activate the large 5-in/12.7-cm switch top to play each message back one at a time.  Or plug in an external wired or wireless switch. Big Step by Step without Levels has 2-minutes of record time.  Big Step-by-Step with Levels adds the power and convenience for a tota...

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All-Turn-It-Spinner switch-enabled activity
All-Turn-It-Spinner switch-enabled activity
All-Turn-It-Spinner

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$169.00
All-Turn-It-Spinner switch-enabled activity

All-Turn-It-Spinner

$169.00

Include students with disabilities in your regular classroom activities. The All-Turn-It Spinner provides students with severe/profound disabilities hundreds of opportunities for interacting with their peers in a variety of classroom activities.The switch activated All-Turn-It Spinner, with a built-in external switch jack, enables random selecti...


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GoNow Rugged Case for iPad 2,3,4

GoNow Rugged Case for iPad 2,3,4

$107.00

The ergonomically designed GoNow™  Rugged Cases are built for special education. The built-in handle makes the iPad much easier to carry. High-impact exterior and soft plastic interior protect the iPad from the knocks and drops of everyday life.   Note: iPad or apps are not included. Plus, the patent pending design significantly increases the i...

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Gooseneck Mount for iPads (1,2,3,4, Mini's, Air's and Pro)

Gooseneck Mount for iPads (1,2,3,4, Mini's, Air's and Pro)

$311.00

The Gooseneck Mount has a range/reach of 19-in/48-cm and can hold up to 1-lb/0.5-kg.  The Super Clamp mounts to any surface. The Gooseneck mounting arm allows for easy mounting of any iDevice. All mounting arm connections will fit the Gooseneck. Order online or by phone to choose the appropriate iDevice connection for your needs. Utilizes Supe...

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Dual Switch Latch And Timer

Dual Switch Latch And Timer

$182.00

With the Dual Switch Latch and Timer, add modes of control to any switch accessible toy or appliance. Latch: Locks the on in place until you hit the switch again to unlock. So the user doesn't have to keep pressing a switch for the toy bunny to keep walking, fan keep working, bubble machine to keep blowing etc.  Timer: Set a time for the Latc...


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Big Buddy Button Switch

Big Buddy Button Switch

$88.00

A large wired switch featuring a 4.5-in/11.5-cm activation surface that provides an auditory click and tactile feedback. Requires 5.3-oz/150-g of force to activate. Made for persons with moderate to severe upper extremity and motor disabilities, this switch features a 4½-inch target area and can be activated with just 5.3 ounces of force. One of...

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Powerlink 4
Powerlink 4
Powerlink 4

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Powerlink 4

Powerlink 4

$344.00

With the PowerLink 4, switch users control up to 2 electrical appliances with a single switch. Features 6 unique modes of control that allows you to define exactly how, and for how long, appliances will be turned on. Easily turn on and off two separate A/C electrical appliances with the PowerLink 4. Each appliance can be controlled with one wire...

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Jelly Beamer Transmitter & Mini Beamer Receiver

Jelly Beamer Transmitter & Mini Beamer Receiver

$311.00

This kit combines the Jelly Beamer wireless switch bringing reliable, immediate switch access without the hassle of cords and the Mini Beamer receiver that provides the same great functionality as the SLAT receiver, but comes with a modern look, small form factor, rechargeable battery, and digital display. A rugged, reliable, and easy to use wir...


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My Art Spinner
My Art Spinner
My Art Spinner

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My Art Spinner

My Art Spinner

$66.00

Create colorful splatter paint pictures for classroom decorations, gifts and more. Requires one C battery (not included). For switch access, add a switch and a Battery Device Adapter - C/D to your order.   Specifications and Support  Battery Type - C battery 


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Peek-a Boo-Bear Classic Toy

Peek-a Boo-Bear Classic Toy

$101.00

Activate the switch to start an engaging game of peek-a-boo. Peek-a-boo Bear will lift his arms to hide behind his blanket, and talk out-loud too! This toy is ideal for basic cause and effect, and interactive play. Permanently adapted. Requires three AA batteries (included). Switch is sold separately.   Specifications and Support   Original p...


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Mount'n Mover Trays for iPads, Laptops, Tablets

Mount'n Mover Trays for iPads, Laptops, Tablets

$189.00

Attach it Use one of the multipurpose trays or get one for a specific use Multipurpose trays—read, write, eat, draw, support your phone and remotes iPad/Tablet tray Laptops Move it where you need it when you need it at the angle that best suits you Access multiple devices Put two or more devices on a tray—access an iPad and your phone Rotat...


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Penguin Race Classic Toy

Penguin Race Classic Toy

$74.00

Watch as the colourful penguins walk up the stairs and shoot down the slide. Requires one D battery (included).   Specifications and Support Original packaging will be maintained when possible. The toy's original instructions will be included if packaging no longer works with the adaptation. Safety data sheets will be available for download fr...


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Pony Pal Classic Toy
Pony Pal Classic Toy
Pony Pal Classic Toy

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Pony Pal Classic Toy

Pony Pal Classic Toy

$74.00

Pony Pal is almost as much fun as going to the stable! Requires two AA batteries (included). Switch sold separately.   Specifications and Support Original packaging will be maintained when possible. The toy's original instructions will be included if packaging no longer works with the adaptation. Safety data sheets will be available for downloa...


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Pretty Poodle Classic Toy

Pretty Poodle Classic Toy

$74.00

  Pretty poodle walks, shakes her tail, barks and stretches for hours of fun! Assorted styles - white and pink. Specific delivered pet may vary. Requires two AA batteries (included). Switch not included.     Specifications and Support  Original packaging will be maintained when possible. The toy's original instructions will be included if pac...


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Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy

Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy

$74.00

Pudgy snorts and walks for hours of interactive fun. Requires two AA batteries (included). Switch sold separately.     Specifications and Support Original packaging will be maintained when possible. The toy's original instructions will be included if packaging no longer works with the adaptation. Safety data sheets will be available for downlo...


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GoNow Sleek Case for iPad Mini

GoNow Sleek Case for iPad Mini

$53.00

Carry, protect, and enhance the sound of your iPad mini! GoNow mini Cases (for original mini 2 and 3) are built for special education. The built-in handle makes the iPad mini much easier to carry. High-impact exterior and soft plastic interior protect the mini from the knocks and drops of everyday life.Plus, the patent pending design significant...

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GoNow Rugged Case for iPad Air & Air 2

GoNow Rugged Case for iPad Air & Air 2

$107.00

Go Now Rugged Cases for iPad Air and iPad Air 2 are built for special education. The built-in handle makes the iPad much easier to carry. High-impact exterior and soft plastic interior protect the iPad from the knocks and drops of everyday life Note: iPad or apps are not included. Plus, the patent pending design significantly increases the iP...

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DEWEY Document Stand for i-Pad w/LED Light

DEWEY Document Stand for i-Pad w/LED Light

$135.00

Turn your iPad® into a document camera with the Dewey Document Camera Stand. Utilizing the iPad®  camera feature, this institutional quality stand provides teachers with the same basic functionality of traditional document cameras but at a fraction of the cost. It's perfect for teacher demonstrations, sharing student work, along with numerous ot...


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Dual Language Feature Pack for Widgit Online

Dual Language Feature Pack for Widgit Online

$29.00

Create resources for English Language Learners in minutes with this add-on feature for Widgit Online.  The Dual Language Feature Pack is a one-time purchase; your Widgit Online subscription won't change.   Translate with just the click of a button.    Share symbolized resources in multiple languages with colleagues, parents, and friends.     Spe...

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GoNow Rugged Case for iPad mini

GoNow Rugged Case for iPad mini

$94.00

GoNow mini Cases (for original mini 2 and 3) are built for special education. The built-in handle makes the iPad much easier to carry. High-impact exterior and soft plastic interior protect the iPad from the knocks and drops of everyday life.   Note: iPad or apps are not included. Plus, the patent pending design significantly increases the iPa...

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iControl
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iControl

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$263.00
iControl

iControl

$263.00

The new iControl allows you to turn battery toys and other powered appliances on and off wirelessly using the free of charge iClick App. Simply plug your favorite appliance(s) into iClick and control them with switches or from your iPad in the following innovative ways: Direct- toy/appliance is powered for as long as the user touches an on-scr...


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All-Turn-It Spinner and switch bundle with Jelly Bean Twist

All-Turn-It Spinner & Switch Bundle

$245.00

This bundle comes with the All-Turn-It-Spinner and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist Wired Switch, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.  All-Turn-It-Spinner Include students with disabilities in your regular classroo...

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Peek-a-Boo Bear Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

Peek-a-Boo Bear Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

$180.00

This bundle comes with the Peek-a-Boo Bear Classic Toy and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist Wired Switch, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.   Peek-a-Boo Bear Activate the switch to start an engaging game of peek-...

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Penguin Race Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

Penguin Race Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

$154.00

This bundle comes with the Penguin Race Classic Toy and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.   Penguin Race Classic Toy Watch as the colourful penguins walk up the stairs and shoot ...

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Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

$154.00

This bundle comes with the Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist wired switch, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.   Pudgy the Piglet Classic Toy Pudgy snorts and walks for hours of inte...

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Pretty Poodle Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

Pretty Poodle Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

$154.00

This bundle comes with the Pretty Poodle Classic Toy and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist wired switch, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.   Pretty Poodle Pretty poodle walks, shakes her tail, barks and stretches ...

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Pony Pal Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

Pony Pal Classic Toy & Switch Bundle

$154.00

This bundle comes with the Pony Pal Classic Toy and a choice of switch. In the menu to the right, choose between the Jelly Bean Twist wired switch, the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & Original Receiver, and the Jelly Beamer Twist Transmitter & SLAT Receiver.   Pony Pal Pony Pal is almost as much fun as going to the stable! When the swit...

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Gooseneck Mount with Adjustable iPad Cradle

Gooseneck Mount with Adjustable iPad Cradle

$311.00

The Gooseneck Mount has a range/reach of 19-in/48-cm and can hold up to 1-lb/0.5-kg.  The Super Clamp mounts to any surface. The Gooseneck mounting arm allows for easy mounting of any iDevice. All mounting arm connections will fit the Gooseneck. Order online or by phone to choose the appropriate iDevice connection for your needs. Utilizes Supe...

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