What are Assistive Technology Devices?
By definition, Assistive Technology Devices are items, pieces of equipment or product systems used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of those with disabilities. Assistive technology devices can range from wheelchairs to software programs to, of course, toys!
Assistive toys are uniquely modified to utilize and build upon a child’s foundational strengths while minimizing the frustration that often accompanies activating traditional toys. Switch activated toys encourage independence, foster social skills and reinforce cause and effect with immediate gratification.
Sensory awareness and stimulation are a main focus of assistive toys and products. From the audible click of a switch, to the tactile surface of a product, to the engaging patterns and bright colors, every feature is designed with intention and purpose toward achieving a goal.
Assistive technology toys are ideal for empowering and engaging those with physical and developmental impairments. The are perfect for private, classroom or hospital use. With just the push of a button, Rise & Shine Together Switch Activated Toys are brought to life to initiate growth and encourage learning through the powerful medium of play.
Play. Learn. Smile.
--Rise and Shine Together Team