The Sensory Room features The Light Wall, known as the T-Wall, which is an interactive touch wall that provides sensory feedback with lights and touch sensors. Multiple games provide progressions for users of any ability level, and the game component adds compliance for long-term effectiveness.
Hanover Elementary School in Meriden CT is a model of ‘Schools that Work’, as profiled by Edutopia.Org. They installed a Sensory Room in their school district and have seen immediate positive results within their special education and therapy services programs. These Brain Gyms and safe areas for students to go are great for various populations, including: Autism, ADHD, Downs syndrome, Handicapped.
“Students go to the Sensory Room in order to calm their bodies and get all the emotions out and stabilize themselves so they’re ready learn and they are happy.”
“After the Sensory Room they are able to focus more. They are quieter and their hands are to themselves, and they are able to listen to my directions. They are ready to learn”
The T-Wall can be used for these Areas of Application:
•Stimulation and improvement of motor and sensomotor skills
•Regulation and improvement of muscle tone
•Training of coordination, gross and fine motor skills, securing of mobility
•Development of physical mobility and physical skills
•Improvement of physical endurance
For gathering and evaluation of results, analysis of individual progress, applicable to long-term studies.
Exergame Fitness provides the following solutions for The Sensory Room: T-Wall / Light Wall, Punching Bags, Soft Play climbing products, Battle fitness ropes, Slam Med Balls, Balance Beams, Unstable balance products.
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(Article provided by Edutopia) https://www.edutopia.org/article/sensory-room-helping-students-autism-focus-and-learn
The Sensory Room: Helping Students With Autism Focus and Learn
Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.