ARK's Weighted Pencil is a writing tool recommended for individuals with sensory integration issues and/or undeveloped fine motor control. The weight and textured surface of the pencil provide increased sensory input and proprioceptive feedback to the hand while writing. These sensations may increase focus, normalize writing speed, increase hand strength and dexterity, and/or decrease the grip force used to hold a pen/pencil.
The Heavyweight Pencil is a weighted pencil with grasp designed for use by individuals with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, or fine motor, neurological, or upper extremity disabilities. This ergonomic writing instrument is designed to build hand strength balance to reduce fatigue. Features include an eraser, 2.0 millimeter lead and nine refills. WEIGHT: 4.2 ounces (122 grams). COLOR: Black and silver.
The PencilWeight is a weight to wrap around a pencil designed for individuals with lowered coordination and mild tremoring to add input for more controlled penmanship. It is made from stretchy fabric filled with steel that can wrap around not only pencils but also crayons, eating utensils, etc. It secures tightly with Velcro fastener. Hand wash and air dry. Writing utensil not included.
Zaner Bloser Utensils are easy grasp pens and pencils designed for use by individuals with upper extremity disabilities. This pen and pencil (sold separately) have built-up barrel shafts with ridges surfaces for an easier, less fatiguing grasp. The pencil is slightly weighted. OPTIONS: A set of 36 pencil refils and a pen refill are available. COLOR: The ink is blue.