For children with SPD, watching one of these columns provides
a tracking activity that can help improve visual development. By watching the
tube while keeping the head still, children as well as special needs adults can
improve their spatial awareness and visual tracking.
Most bubble tubes have an amazing array of vivid colors and a range of different patterns of color change to choose from. You can even add in ping pong balls or fish for further visual effect. Some tubes even vibrate, which gives the added benefit of tactile stimulation.
Interactive columns are controlled by either a hold socket or a color controller. This allows the user to completely control the color options. Some bubble tubes can even respond to vocalizations and sounds with a built in microphone. This helps develop communications skills in addition to the tactile and visual development.
Some great therapeutic benefits of staring at a bubble tube include:
If the budget will allow for it, a bubble column makes a great addition to anyone's home sensory room!
Room - A sensory room is extremely therapeutic for both children and adults
with, or without, sensory processing/sensory integration disorders
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