S&S WorldwidePO Box 513
75 Mill Street
Colchester, Connecticut 06415
Telephone: 800-288-9941 or 860-537-3451.
Products manufactured by S&S Worldwide (listed alphabetically)
A TOUCH OF MUSIC
A Touch of Music is an auditory training activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive, sensory, and neurological disabilities. This portable board also encourages gross motor movement. The wooden board features a built-in carrying handle and a stand. Mounted to the board are cymbals, a drum, a bugle horn, a call bell, and an eight-note xylophone. Mallets are include with the set.
ACTIVITY LAP TRAY (MODEL 17698)
The Activity Lap Tray, model 17698, is a lapboard or lap tray designed for use by children ages 3 years and above and adults with mobility disabilities. Made of polypropylene plastic, this tray fits over the lap when the user is seated. The Activity Lap Tray consists of a firm flat tray between two side pockets that extent below the tray and act as the supports when the device in placed on the lap. On the tray, the user can write, play games, create crafts and perform other activities. The side pockets can be used for storing items such as magazines, pens and stationary. DIMENSIONS (HxDxW): 8.25 x 11.75 x 22.05 inches. The lap opening is 15.05 inches wide between the side pockets. WEIGHT: 1.46 pounds.
ATTRACTIVE INCONTINENCE PADS (MODELS 11158 & 11159)
The Attractive Incontinence Pads, models 11158 and 11159, are designed for use by individuals with urinary incontinence. Intended to protect wheelchair cushions, sofas or car seats, these waterproof pads are made of a polyester top layer over an absorbent poly/rayon soaker, and a protective bottom layer that is impervious to moisture. The pads are machine washable. DIMENSIONS (WxL): 28 x 36 inches (model 11159) or 18 x 20 inches (11158). COLOR: Tapestry print.
AUTOMATIC CARD SHUFFLER (MODEL 11475)
The Automatic Card Shuffler, model 11475, is a card shuffler designed for use by individuals with limited hand strength or fine motor or grasping disabilities. At the press of a button, this device will perform a full random shuffle of one or two decks of cards. This shuffler has two card slots (one on each side) into which the user places the cards to be shuffled and a catch tray in the center where the shuffled cards are placed. The manufacturer recommends that this device be used by people who are at least 7 years of age. POWER: Uses four AA batteries (not included).
Color Connection is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use with individuals with cognitive and learning disabilities. This wooden board game teaches turn-taking, strategic thinking, pattern matching, and color sorting as players try to get their playing pieces into the proper slot.
EASY READ BINGO GAME
The Easy Read Bingo Game is a large print game designed for use by individuals with low vision. The set has materials needed for a small group to play bingo, including 100 Bingo cards, 100 calling cards, 1,500 bingo chips, bingo deck, and a fingertip master board. OPTIONS: Bingo calling cards, Bingo game pad, Bingo game board, Bingo markers, Magnetic bingo chips, Bingo calling board, and Magnetic wand. DIMENSIONS: Bingo cards are 3.4 x 2.24 inches, the calling cards are 9.25 x 8 inches,and the master board is 14.75 x 7 inches.
HAIR WASHING TRAY (MODEL 1665)
The Hair Washing Tray, model 16665, is a shampoo basin designed for use by individuals with mobility disabilities or who use wheelchairs. Recommended for individuals 5 years old and older, this plastic unit assists caregivers in shampooing the hair of individuals who use wheelchair or cannot shampoo independently. The unit features a built-in neck opening, water drain channel, and a strap that fits under the arms to hold the tray in place. The neck opening offers support and reduces strain when leaning back to rinse. The water drains down the tray and into the sink. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 18 x 12.75 inches. WEIGHT: 1.44 pounds. COLOR: White.
HANDS-FREE MAGNIFYING GLASS (MODEL ST-6618)
The Magnifying Glass (no. ST-6618) is a magnifying lens with a neck strap designed for hands-free use by individuals with low vision. The main viewing area provides 2.5 times magnification, and a "minimag" lens inset provides 4 times magnification. Lens comes with a storage bag. MATERIALS: The lens is made of break-resistant acrylic. DIMENSIONS: 5 x 8 inches.
JELLY HAND GRIPS
The Jelly Hand Grips are hand exercisers designed for use by individuals with fine motor and gross motor disabilities. Recommended for children and adults 12 years of age and older, these jelly-like hand grips are intended to encourage fine and gross motor skills for stress reduction and hand strengthening therapy. These hand grips also provide tactile stimulation.
LARGE BINGO CARDS (SET OF 25)
Large Bingo Cards (set of 25) make up a large print game for persons with low vision. The extra large type of the letters and numbers aid visibility. The set includes 25 different cards and is designed to be used with Bingo/Poker Chips (see separate entry). DIMENSIONS (WxH): 8.5 x 11 inches.
MAGNETIC BINGO CHIPS
The Magnetic Bingo Chips are metallic-ringed transparent bingo chips designed for use with light colored or white bingo cards by people with upper extremity, fine motor and grasping disabilities and others with limited manual dexterity. The chips' clear red plastic allows the user to see the numbers underneath. Each chips has a metallic ring so it can be lifted and moved with the Magnetic Wand (see separate entry). Chips come in a pack of 200 chips.
MAGNETIC WAND 7.5IN
The Magnetic Wand 7.5in is a magnetic grasping aid for hand for persons with limited manual dexterity. The wand has a magnet on one end, and was designed for use with the World Wide Games Bingo Chips (see separate entry) so the chips are easier to move on the board and to pick up. COLOR: Assorted. DIMENSIONS: 7.5 inches long.
PAGE MAGNIFIER (MODEL 15041)
The Page Magnifier, model 15041, is designed for use by individuals with low vision. The Page Magnifier's lens is encased in a frame with a handle on one end. It magnifies a full page of most books or magazines. The magnifier can also be used when working on hobbies, looking up telephone numbers, scanning maps, examining floor plans or reading recipes. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 11.75 x 7.5 inches. COLOR: Black frame.
PRESCHOOL CRAYONS (MODEL SC-409)
These Preschool Crayons (no. SC0409) are specially shaped with a large knobbed end so that they are easier to grasp by small children or persons with limited manual dexterity. The crayons are break-resistant and their color won't rub off on skin. These crayons are non-toxic. COLORS: Pink, yellow, green, orange, red, and blue.
SNIP LOOP SCISSORS (MODEL SZ-275)
Snip Loop Scissors (no. SZ-275) are self-opening scissors designed for people with limited manual dexterity or coordination problems. Scissor action is achieved by squeezing the handles together with the hands, arms, or other mobile limb. The blades automatically open with a spring action. DIMENSIONS: 5.5-inch overall scissor length.
SONIC SUPER EAR
The Sonic Super Ear is an assistive listening system designed to pick up sound at the source, amplify it and direct it toward the listener for individuals who hard of hearing. The user puts on the stereo headphones, turns on the system and adjusts the volume. It is completely portable with a spring steel clip provided for attaching the amplifier to a pocket, label or belt. It is designed to provide up to 50+ decibals of ambient sound amplification with a maximum output of 107dB. POWER: A single 1.5 AAA alkaline battery for up to 30 hours of operation. (Battery is included). The premium stereo headphones deliver clear, crisp sound, particularly within the human voice range. OPTIONS: Replaceable ear foam pads are available.
The Tactile Pipeline is an eye hand coordination activity designed for use individuals who have visual disabilities or developmental disabilities, attention deficit disorder, or who have had a stroke. The user connects PVC pipe, T's and elbows to create free-form sculptures or to follow a pattern. The set includes a storage toolbox, wooden base, pipe pieces, wooden dowel, two metal chime balls, assorted pompons, instructions, and pattern cards.
TERRY BIG ADULT CLOTHING PROTECTOR (MODEL 10987)
The Terry Big Adult Clothing Protector, model 10987, is a bib designed for use by adults with upper extremity or eating disabilities. This bib is made of terry cloth with a waterproof vinyl backing that provides prevents spills from soaking through to stain clothing. It provides coverage from neck to waist and fastens in the back with a 2-snap closure. The bib is machine washable. DIMENSIONS (LxW): 30 x 15 inches.
TRAINING SCISSORS (MODELS SZ-552 TO SC-554)
Kids Training Scissors are designed to allow the teacher and student to cut together, enabling the student to learn the feel of cutting and to gain coordination. Each set of blades has 4 finger loops. Available for right or left-handed children, in blunt or sharp styles. (SZ-552 Right/Blunt, SZ-554 Left/Blunt; SZ-553 Right/Sharp.) MATERIALS: Forged steel, nickel-plated with plastic-coated handles. DIMENSIONS: Blade lengths are 4.75 inches for blunt ended scissors, and 5 inches for the sharp ended.
Products distributed by S&S Worldwide (listed alphabetically)
BICYCLE LOW-VISION PLAYING CARDS
Bicycle Low-Vision Playing Cards are low vision playing cards designed for use by individuals with low vision. These cards have large print, extra bold numbers, letters, and suit symbols. The cards are double thick and plastic coated for ease in play and durability. A color-coded system aids the user in recognizing all four suits. Instructions are included. DIMENSIONS: Numbers are 1.5 inches tall. COLOR: White background with black print and four color designs. Available with red or blue backs.
THE STEP (MODEL F1005W)
The Step, model F1005W, is an aerobic exercise system designed for use in physical therapy or fitness training. It features a height-adjustable, stackable platform with a non-slip surface, which can be used for low-impact, high-intensity aerobic activity. The equipment comes with a 53-minute exercise video featuring step aerobic instructor Cathe Friedrich. DIMENSIONS (LxW): Stepping surface is 14 x 40 inches. Steps can be adjusted in 2-inch increments from 4 to 8 inches high. CAPACITY: 200 pounds.