Abilitations handwriting pencil grip helps improve fine motor control, legibility, and quality of written work. The egg-shaped grip helps students hold pencils, and has three arches for developing the hand s small muscles. The set has three grips for hands-on learning, with each made of rubber for durability. Rubber is an elastic hydrocarbon polymer, highly elastic, and resists abrasion and impact forces. The grip was developed by a therapist and handwriting expert, and may be suitable for special needs learning environments. The product contains latex.Special needs products are designed to help improve sensory processing, positioning and mobility, fine motor, and language and communication skills for students with learning challenges. Fine motor products can help individuals improve fine motor skills (hand dexterity), eye-hand coordination, handwriting, self-help skills, such as dressing, and focus and concentration.School Specialty provides instructional materials and supplies under dozens of brands, among them Abilitations, Think Math, Delta Education, Frey Scientific, Childcraft, School Smart, and Speech Bin. The company, founded in 1959, is headquartered in Greenville, WI.