Whatever / Inspired Board

£28.00

When meeting a professional the Whatever / Inspired Board will help a person to communicate their likes and dislikes, what inspires them and “whatever”.

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Description

When meeting a professional the Whatever / Inspired Board will help a person to communicate their likes and dislikes, what inspires them and “whatever”.

Many people are able to manage their own thoughts, emotions and behaviours, others are not and will benefit from professional support and visual tools that supplement their own cognitive functioning. At OurBoards we believe, passionately, that using external visual tools to support executive functioning is not a sign a weakness or failure but simply a different way of processing information. The Whatever / Inspired Board that we offer is for use by an individual with support from a mental health professional, teacher or parent. We intend that it will used by an individual, with support, rather than “done to” them.

How to use

Visual and kinaesthetic thinking

The boards are designed to support people who struggle with executive thinking. We suggest that the process of using the boards is as visual and kinaesthetic as possible. When there is something to write, then suggest the person writes it on one of the Gecko Notes or Tags off the board and then, separately, place the Gecko Note onto the board. Allow the person to choose colours of the Gecko Notes for the different tasks and steps to be done. Discuss their choice of colour.

Suggested Use

When meeting a professional for the first time this board will help a person to communicate their likes and dislikes, what inspires them and “whatever”. The professional should ask the person to write on the blue Gecko Tags some of their most and least preferred activities. Then ask them to place the Gecko Tags on the board in a position that reflects what they think of the activity. This can be helpful to start a conversation.

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Materials matter

The Whatever / Inspired Board is manufactured as a sandwich consisting of a strong lightweight expanded foam base with a dry wipe laminate surface that enables you to write and wipe time and time again. Boards and accessories are suitable for use with most dry wipe pens.

“Gecko” laminate is so called because it is based on technology that mimics the tiny pads on a Gecko’s foot. “Gecko” laminate is an amazing new material, unique to OurBoards, that sticks to most smooth surfaces, such as laminated surfaces, wood, glass, whiteboards and smooth painted walls. Only dry wipe pens and cleaning sprays should be used.

Features:

  • Size A3 (approx 42cm x  30cm)
  • Printed dry wipe board with laminated surface
  • Accessories included are:
    • 10 x Blue Gecko Tags

 

Additional information

Weight 200 g
Dimensions 420 × 300 × 3 mm