Oklahoma ABLE Tech: Device Loan: Device Details for Tangible Object Cards
Tangible Object Cards (TOC) pair objects that are easy to recognize and discriminate with words/pictures. Objects are securely fastened to durable 5"x7" plastic cards. The use of tangible symbols maybe a helpful communication intervention for individuals of all ages and disabilities, including autism, blind/low vision, deaf/blindness, developmental disabilities, and multiple disabilities. Special attention was given to the tactile needs of those with blind/low vision. TOC cards may create visual and tactile interest, assist in in teaching cause and effect, and facilitate communication by combining visual cues with objects.
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