The Beats By Dre Solo headphones are wonderful for children who are bothered by noise. The headphones come in many fun colors and are very comfortable wear. They also offer amazing sound when listening to music. The “solo” headphones are perfect for reducing noise in most places for children. Although they retail for approximately $200, you can find discounted and/or refurbished pairs at https://www.groupon.com.
The mission of Ben’s Blankets is to create and give weighted blankets to disabled children who otherwise would not be able to have one. Ben’s Blankets is a nonprofit and we make free or at-cost blankets created by an unpaid volunteer workforce. The blankets are handmade by a small team of seamstresses across the country. We make sure to use with the highest quality materials available, such as polypropylene plastic beads to weight the blankets and high quality quilting cotton.
Darn Tough is a great sock for children who wear AFO’s and/or have sensitivity issues. Their socks are very soft and don’t hold in moisture. They also make a sock that is long enough to go under AFO’s and they come in fun designs! Check them out at http://darntough.com/kids.
Nike has created an amazing shoe to wear with AFO’s! The Revolution 3 Flyease has a zipper/velcro system that allows children to independently put on their shoes. They also have a Air Zoom Pegasus 33 FlyEase which is a little pricier and a basketball shoe. These shoes are specifically designed for AFO’s.
Designed to help accommodate a variety of braces or ankle-foot orthotics
Mesh upper has seamless overlays for a snug, breathable fit
Phylon midsole for lightweight cushioning
Waffle outsole with rubber pods for durable traction
Deep flex grooves promote natural motion
Wide forefoot accommodates wider feet
Many schools use the Wiggle Cushion to help students while sitting at their tables and/or desks. We purchased one to use while sitting at the counter. Our child had difficulty sitting and would tip the chair over and/or stand while eating. The Wiggle Cushion really helps her sit still and finish a meal. You can adjust the amount of air you want in the cushion and it has a smooth side and bumpy side for kids to sit on.