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Mapleton Public Schools Uses tWall for Sensory, ADD, and ADHD Students

Mapleton Public Schools serves more than 6,500 students in Adams County, just north of Denver, and an additional 2,500 students around Colorado through its online partnership school.  They are committed to raising expectations, providing choices for learning and removing obstacles for all students so that they can guarantee that each student “achieves his or her dreams and enthusiastically contributes to…

Rio Grande City CISD Uses tWall in Sensory Rooms Across District

  Rio Grande City Consolidated Independent School District is a public school district based in Rio Grande City, Texas.  The Special Services department encompasses three unique programs.  These programs include Special education, Dyslexia and Section 504.  Special Education is an integral part of the total instructional program of the district.  A continuum of services is provided to meet the needs of students.…

Horn Memorial Hospital Adds tWall For Physical Therapy and Rehab

  Horn Memorial Hospital’s history began in 1905 when Dr. J.E. Conn came to Ida County and opened a hospital in conjunction with his brother Dr. Carl Conn.  As of 2020 Horn Memorial is now a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital offering many services and specialty clinics! As part of a recent renovation Horn Hospital decided to add the tWall 32! …

iDANCE and tWall Used at University of Texas Medical for Rehab

The University of Texas Medical Branch is a public academic health science center in Galveston, Texas. It is part of the University of Texas System. UTMB includes the oldest medical school in Texas, and has about 11,000 employees. UTMB Health Rehabilitation Services is a multidisciplinary team of allied health professionals consisting of Physical and Occupational Therapists and their support staff,…

UT Southwestern Medical Provides tWall for Traumatic Brain Injury

  The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is a public academic health science center in Dallas, Texas. With approximately 13,568 employees and 2,445 faculty and over 2.7 million outpatient visits per year, UT Southwestern is the largest medical school in the University of Texas System and state of Texas. While UT Southwestern continues to be on the cutting edge…

Wichita Public Schools Add Interactive Wall For Special Education

  Inspiring future leaders and empowering each student with the 21st century skills and knowledge necessary for success drive “Team 259” toward greatness every day. Wichita Public Schools provides unparalleled opportunities for students – in the classroom; by participation in service and extra-curricular activities; because of extraordinary and safe school facilities; regardless of ability, language needs, background. The Wichita Public Schools provides a continuum…

Roslyn School Dist. Uses Interactive Walls for Autism and Special Ed.

  The Roslyn Union Free School District is situated less than 20 miles from midtown Manhattan. The school district covers an area of five square miles and encompasses a group of primarily residential communities on Long Island’s north shore, including the historic Village of Roslyn and all or part of East Hills, Flower Hill, Greenvale, Roslyn Estates, Roslyn Harbor and…

Adding Exergaming to Your Educator Toolbox – By Dan Lawler, Ph.D.

  We know, from research, that exercise activates the attention system, increases focus, modulates mood, improves behavior, and enhances memory and learning. Increasingly, schools, and in particular special education programs, are beginning to understand the value of exercise as an intervention. Yet there is still reluctance to allow students time for exercise in the school day, a result of the…

How Interactive Gaming Can Be Beneficial for Brain Function In Older Adults

A recent study led my University of Manchester in the United Kingdom concluded that using Exergame equipment can boost brain function in older adults with cognitive impairments as well as maintain cognitive health in aging populations. Some findings included that older users’ balance, pain and confidence significantly improved after 12 weeks of using the equipment. Also, there were small improvements…

Exergame Salutes the Marine Corps Birthday & Military Personal

Tomorrow on the 10th of November marks the 241st birthday for the United States Marine Corps. First of all we would like to thank all of those in all armed forces who are serving our great country. The General of the United States Marine Corps, Robert B. Neller released a birthday message to all marines, view the entire message here. His…

2016 Exergame Youth Obesity Report

Youth Fitness & Childhood Obesity have been two huge focuses of Exergame Fitness since the beginning. It has been awhile since we have touched on this so we put together a short infographic (below) that highlights some of the alarming statistics of childhood obesity in our nation. If you would like to view the full resolution version of the infographic,…

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