Pencil Grip Inc.PO Box 67096
Los Angeles, California 90067-0096
Telephone: 888-736-4747 or 310-315-3545.
Products manufactured by Pencil Grip Inc. (listed alphabetically)
Bumpity Blocks are weighted foam blocks designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. An alternative to classic blocks, the extra weight and unique texture help provide increased motor control, and the non-standard shapes help avoid self-stimulatory behavior and encourage creativity in building. Set includes eight interlocking pieces. The blocks are Latex-free and surface washable. A booklet is included with easy, medium, and challenging play options.
The Chair Sox are furniture tips designed for use by individuals with cognitive or emotional disabilities and balance disabilities. These non-slip furniture tips are designed to eliminate distracting noise of shuffling chairs and desks in a classroom setting. These tips come pre-cut and ready to assemble by slipping them over the feet of chairs or desks. The tips fit all standard classroom-style chair and desk legs. They can also be used as walker tips.
CROSSOVER GRIP, THE
The Crossover Grip Classic is pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities or other disabilities of the finger or hand. This device uses a technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the user’s fingers in the proper position. It is designed the same as The Pencil Grip (see entry) but has added wings to prevent fingers from crossing over each other. COLOR: Assorted classic, neon, or metallic colors.
The Explorer Ring is a eye hand coordination activity designed for use by children with fine motor or neurological disabilities. Opening the doors on the ring cause the beads to flow around. This toy works on developing a range of skills while encouraging tactile, auditory and visual exploration. A game booklet is included with play options for all levels. DIMENSIONS: 12 inches in diameter.
Grippables are a set of a knife, fork, and spoon with built-up handles designed for use by children with grasping or fine motor disabilities. Each utensil in the set has an easy-grip, notched plastic handle. COLOR: Available with blue and white, red and white, pink and white, or green and white handles.
The Heavyweight Pencil is a weighted pencil with grasp designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomic writing instrument is designed to build hand strength balance to reduce fatigue. Features include an eraser, 2.0 millimeter lead and nine refills. WEIGHT: 4.2 ounces (122 grams). COLOR: Black and silver.
JUMBO GRIP, THE
The Jumbo Grip is an pencil holder designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This device is designed with applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place the fingers of both left- and right-handed users in the correct position for gripping. This device provides extended comfort and support up to the second knuckle.
PENCIL GRIP, THE
The Pencil Grip is a pencil grip designed for use by individuals with arthritis or fine motor disabilities. This ergonomic device is designed with applied technology that works with the body’s natural physiology to place fingers in the proper position for gripping. It allows over a 90 percent surface contact with its soft gripping surface.
The Snap Bags are a bean bag game designed for use by children three years old and older with fine motor, grasping, and upper extremity disabilities. The snap bags consist of six linking bean bags designed for endless game possibilities. Throwing and catching are made easier with two Snap Bags linked together. When all six bags are attached and used as a shoulder or lap weight they can create a calming presence for young children. The set facilitates the introduction of colors, numbers and shapes for sorting and matching, and includes a booklet with easy, medium, and challenging play options and a drawstring bag for storage. The Snap Bags are spot washable.
The Triangle Crayons are crayons designed for use by young children with fine motor or gross motor disabilities. The crayons are helpful in strengthening the fingers, hands and wrists of children who demonstrate weaknesses in these areas. Use of these type crayons encourage proper writing grasp by reinforcing a tripod grip with the first writing tools a child uses. Each set contains six vibrant colors.