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Adapted Toy Project

December 4 at 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm EST

Families, professionals and school staff are invited to bring battery-operated toys (see examples below) to the SC Assistive Technology Resource Center to have the toys adapted for switch use. The toys should have an on/off switch and only one action. An example would be Flappy the Elephant as he only flaps his ears when he is turned on or Robo Alive T-Rex Robotic Pet that only walks when it is turned on. SC Assistive Technology Program staff and occupational therapy students from Lenoir Rhyne University will help you create your own switch to operate the adapted toys. Everyone will leave with their toy adapted for switch use and a switch to operate it. For more information please call 803-935-5337.

Located in SC Assistive Technology Resource Center, Poplar Building, 8301 Farrow Road, Columbia, SC

Workshop is FREE, bring your own toy to adapt

Examples of toys that can be adapted:

Zoom Tubes Car Trax

Rusty Rivets – Botasaur

Rusty Rivets Tiger Bot Build

Peek-a-boo Teddy Bear Animated Stuffed Animal By Bo Toys

Animated Plush Peek A Boo Bear, Unicorn, Fox, Dog or Frog Baby Entertainment Laughing Giggling (hippo)

Cuddle Barn Animated Plush Toy Banana Boat Bruno the Monkey – Sings Day O

JENSEN MR-550-BK Portable AM/FM Radio (Black)

O2COOL 5-Inch Battery Operated Clip Fan

O2COOL 5-Inch Portable Fan, Gray

Paint Art Spinner

Bubble Machine

Bubble Machine-Pink

Lantern

LEGO Star Wars Darth Vader Torch

BrightBeats Groove & Glow Beatbo

Details

Date:
December 4
Time:
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Venue

SC Assistive Technology Resource Center
Poplar Building, Midlands Center, 8301 Farrow Road
Columbia, SC 29203
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