ARK's Weighted Pencil is a writing tool recommended for individuals with sensory integration issues and/or undeveloped fine motor control. The weight and textured surface of the pencil provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand while writing. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity, and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pen/pencil.
The Comfort Pen, model 16H139, is a writing aid designed for use by individuals with upper extremity or mobility disabilities or limited hand and arm strength. Its shape and size allow a bent thumb grasp and prevent pressure points developing in the fold of the thumb. It also prevents straining of the forefinger. The pen can be filled with weights such as lead pellets or sand to produce weight variations.
The Squiggle Wiggle Writer is a weighted pen designed for use by children with upper extremity fine motor disabilities. This triangular, weighted pen is useful for developing pen and pencil grasp and the pen's vibration enhances kinesthetic awareness of the hand. Changing the angle and pressure varies the size and shape of the wiggles and squiggles the pen creates. The set includes the pen and four color cartridges. POWER: Uses one double-A battery (not included). OPTIONS: Neon color cartridge r
The Weighted Pen is designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson disase, and other fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This pen has a large barrel with five weights in it. By adding or removing weights, the weight of the pen can be adjusted from 2.1 to 3.7 ounces to meet individual needs in order to write without pressure. The pen uses standard ballpoint refills. COLOR: Model 79200 has a blue barrel and blue ink. Model 79201 has a black bar