Supplemental 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" PVC plastic cards. Each comes with a removable blank 2" x 3 1/2" card (optional) to which you can add your favorite communication symbol or picture.

School 1: art, bus, music, PE, snack
School 2: classroom, group, OT, PT, speech
Community: church, eat out, library, sports, theater
Fast Food: dessert, fries, hamburger, hotdog, pizza
Leisure: bubbles, sand, swim, swing, watering
Wellness: Dentist, exercise, medicine, Nurse/Dr., pain
Core Words 1: not, help, go, like, more
Core Words 2: do, finished, it, on, open
Core Words 3: make, turn, up, yes, no

The use of tangible symbols has been a successful 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. Dimensions 5" x 7". Removable Symbol cards are 2" x 3.5".