Sensory Integration and Autism

Assistive Technology & Autism

Helping hand

SAMPLES FROM
Helping Hands Pre-Referral Intervention Kit
Assistive Technology Team
Loudoun County Public Schools
Summer 2001

Handwriting
If Your Student… Then try… Source…
Has a weak or awkward grasp… Pencil Grips
Varied Size/Shape Pencils
Wikki Stix
Pencil Toppers
Kneadable Erasers
pencilgrips.doc
pencils.doc
wikkistix.doc
toppers.doc
erasers.doc
Has difficulty stabilizing and/or positioning the paper on the desktop… Roller Tape - Non-permanent
Clipboard
Wikki Stix
Desktop Positioning Outline
Roller Tape - Highlighting Tape
RollerTape.doc
Local stores
Wikkistix.doc
Desktop.doc
RollerTape.doc
Material Manipulation
If Your Student… Then try… Source…
Has difficulty cutting… Cutting Tips-Bold Cutting Lines
MaPed Scissors (spring loaded)
Cutting Tips -Loop, Table Top, Fiscar Scissors
Fiscar Website Cutting Kit
Spacers.doc
www.officedepot.com
Linedpaper.doc
Linedpaper.doc
Has difficulty accessing his/her combination lock… Alternative Locks - Barrel Lock
Alternative Locks -Key, Combination, Rolling
http://www.highway.net.
au/parts/locks/30.html
Alterlocks.doc