The Sad Thumb Who Wanted to Become Unplugged
As therapists and parents, we often use images to help us tell stories. Although reading might be difficult for small kids, they easily relate to visual representations. Since its publication, the Sad Thumb has become an important therapeutic tool that easily explains to kids the damages of thumb sucking and other oral habits. Although we want the child to be responsible for his decision to quit, we don’t want him or her to feel guilty or judged. So we put the burden on our little thumb… asking “Thumb” to be the one explaining all the undesirable effects of a negative sucking habit. This edition has been updated with even more appealing pictures and realistic photographs. We proudly present to you the second edition of our Sad Thumb Book. We hope it serves you and your patients and children well.
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Pocket Pillow$19.95 – $59.85
This delightful embroidered item is used as a nap time and night time reminder to keep hands, thumb and fingers in a safe place, away from the mouth. Each Pocket Pillow displays an appealing character with the selected eye color of your choice. This provides a positive approach to eliminating oral habits, and it is often used as a “reward” in conjunction with the Unplugging the Thumb program kit.
Unplugging The Thumb-Therapist$59.00 – $78.95
Whatever your professional experience and background, Unplugging the Thumb has been prepared as a complete kit that makes it easy for you to use in your particular setting. This Therapist’s Edition of Unplugging the Thumb provides the best opportunity for successful elimination of oral habits. It is broken down into sessions and gives you all the information you need to get your client to “unplug” the thumb (or fingers!) Each kit includes instructions in both English and Spanish, a USB with the Unplugging the Thumb Therapist Guide on it and all of the items needed to offer the program. Consider including the Pocket Pillow option for added value.
Unplugging The Thumb – Parents$49.99 – $69.94
Unplugging the Thumb Parents Edition guides the parent to eliminate the child’s sucking habits in an unstressed way. It gives you all the information and details you need to get your child to “unplug” the thumb (or fingers!) Instructions are provided in both English and Spanish along with everything you need to help your child complete the program.
Consider including the Pocket Pillow option for added value and additional smiles!