first_imgPodcast: Play in new window | Download294-9-7-18 Fidget Backpack Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs!Fun and Function is a company offering hundreds of tools to help individuals focus, regulate their senses, and more.  One of their more recent additions is the Fidget Backpack!The Fidget Backpack is a dream backpack for children who love to fidget.  The bag works double duty, “engaging fidgety fingers with sensory activities while keeping schoolwork organized.”  Exterior coils, webbing, toggles, and textured patches help children satisfy sensory needs while waiting for the bus or riding to and from school.Features of the Fidget Backpack include:Supports tactile explorationHelps calm and channel anxietyFor ages 3-8And much, much moreCheck it out at to learn more!For more information, to read our blog, or to drop us a line, visit  That was your Accessibility Minute for this week! I’m Laura Medcalf with the INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads, in Indiana.Share this…TwitterFacebookPinterestLinkedInEmailPrint Relatedlast_img read more