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TomTag Visual Timetable- I know what to expect going shopping

With the TomTag I KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT range, it’s quick and easy to make personalised visual timetables and schedules for school, home or care settings. Using plastic tags and buttons and waterproof stickers TomTag is hygienic, durable and portable but most of all it’s fun to use.

Visual prompts are all around us in our everyday lives; from road signs to calendars or notes on the fridge. They help us to understand the world and function more effectively. Visual schedules and timetables are particularly helpful to children who have difficulty processing and retaining verbal information. When we give instructions by talking, the words are gone as soon as we have spoken them. Children who have poor working memory or difficulty understanding language need extra time to think, process and interpret these instructions.

Children and adults with ASD, autism, Aspergers, dyslexia, dyspraxia, developmental delay, language impairments and other learning disabilities are often found to be visual learners. Presenting information in a visual format allows them more time to take it in and also acts as a reminder if they’ve forgotten or become distracted. Visual supports encourage communication and language development and help to develop independence, confidence and self-esteem.

Visual timetables and schedules uses pictures or symbols to show the steps involved in a task or sequence of events in a timeline. They help children to understand what they are going to be doing at a specific time or place. They give structure to a child’s day and help to reduce anxiety caused by new or unfamiliar situations or events. Learning to use a visual timetable independently reduces a child’s reliance on parents, carers or teachers to provide verbal reminders.

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Product code:
TOM17SHO
£31.50 £26.25
Making Sensory products since 2005
Delivery £5.95 max for mainland UK
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    Prepare for a shopping trip with a visual schedule that explains where you’re going, what you plan to buy and how we’ll get there.

    Key features

    • use a visual guide to plan ahead before shopping trips and prepare your child for what to expect
    • includes symbols to help with reminders about behavioural and social expectations (eg. hold hands, walk together, quiet voice, no touching)
    • use a visual list of emotions and feelings to help your child express their issues and remember calming techniques during sensory overload
    • prepare and practice for particularly sensory situations eg. having to take off shoes, getting measured and trying new clothes/shoes on

    Kit contents

    • 3 button holders
    • 25 blank buttons
    • 1 attachment loop
    • Instruction sheet
    • At the shops sticker pack

    WARNING: Please note – TomTag is not a toy. Not suitable for children under 36 months due to small parts.

    Delivery:

    Products that are in stock and ordered before 11am, Monday to Friday, will be despatched the same working day. Weighted Blankets, Lap Pads, Weighted Jackets and other handmade products may take 2-3 working days to be despatched, if not in stock. You can check the status of your order at any time by logging into your customer account via our website. A Customer Account will need to be created before placing an order, to use the order tracking service. Please read our ‘How do I place an order’ FAQ for information on how to do this.

    • Small items are sent by Royal Mail Recorded Delivery. Larger items are sent by DPD for next day delivery.
    • Mainland UK delivery is charges are £2.95/£3.95 Royal Mail and £5.95 for courier delivery.
    • Non mainland UK and Overseas delivery charges vary depending on your location and size of order.
    • Shipping is free on online orders over £300.00 (mainland UK)
    • Please note we cannot deliver to a PO box address

    We will do our best to deliver your order on time however delivery times are approximate and we accept no liability in respect of late deliveries. If your order is required urgently or by a certain date, please email info@sensorydirect.com and we will do what we can to meet your deadline.

    On receipt of your order please open all packages and thoroughly check the goods for damage as soon as possible.  You must notify Sensory Direct of any damage within 3 days of the delivery. If we are not notified of damage within 3 days we are unable to claim from the carrier and we will be unable to refund or replace the damaged items. If the packaging appears damaged and you do not have time to check the goods you should sign the carriers paperwork and add the word "Damaged".

    Non receipt of your order must be notified to Sensory Direct within 7 days of receipt of your order acknowledgement.

     

    Returns:

    We want you to be completely happy with the goods you have purchased from Sensory Direct.

    If you are not 100% satisfied with the goods you have purchased you may return them within 30 days of receipt for a refund or exchange. To receive a refund or exchange, goods must be returned unused, in their original packaging and with all original documentation.

    Sensory Chews / Chewbuddy’s - cannot be refunded where the packaging has been opened.

    Weighted Blankets – if a Weighted Blanket has been used a fee of £40 (+ VAT where appropriate) will be deducted from your refund.   If you are unsure whether a Weighted Blanket will work for you, we recommend you first try one through our Weighted Blanket Hire Scheme.

    Our Weighted Blankets and Lap Pads carry a ‘Lifetime Guarantee’. If your Weighted Blanket or Lap Pad develops a fault, please call our friendly Customer Services Team on 01905 670 500, 09:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday and they will happily arrange a repair or replacement.

    Refunds for goods which are returned used, in an unsaleable condition or after 30 days will be at the discretion of Sensory Direct (UK) Ltd.

    Goods purchased by trade customers and distributors may not be returned unless the goods are faulty or sent in error.

    Please ensure you complete a RETURNS FORM when sending back your goods - this is sent with your order. Please email sales@sensorydirect.com if you need a replacement.  Without a completed form your refund may be delayed.

    Unless the goods are faulty or sent in error you are responsible for the cost of returning the goods to us. We recommend you use recorded delivery and obtain insurance, as proof of posting is not proof of receipt. Where goods are not faulty or sent in error only the cost of the goods excluding postage & packing will be refunded.

    Shortages & Non receipt

    Shortages and breakages must be reported to Sensory Direct within 3 days of receiving your order.  Non receipt of an order must be reported to Sensory Direct within 7 days of notification of despatch.

    Please see full T&Cs here.